We all know who Michelle Obama is. Former First Lady of the United States, wife, mother, healthy food and lifestyle advocate, speaker, attorney...her titles seem endless. https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Michelle-Obama/dp/1524763136/ref=as_li_ss_il?crid=118K3FJ8X14OV&dchild=1&keywords=becoming+michelle+obama&qid=1607116572&sprefix=beco,aps,272&sr=8-1&linkCode=li2&tag=militarymomco-20&linkId=f52b11e3a5cfdee389d473b3a9738c9f&language=en_US%20target=_blankimg%20border=0%20src=//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?_encoding=UTF8&ASIN=1524763136&Format=_SL160_&ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=militarymomco-20&language=en_US%20/aimg%20src=https://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=militarymomco-20&language=en_US&l=li2&o=1&a=1524763136%20width=1%20height=1%20border=0%20alt=%20style=border:none%20!important;%20margin:0px%20!important; Yet in her autobiography Becoming, we were given a peek into the life of...
When you hear the term WASP, what do you think of? If your first thought was not about the Women Airforce Service Pilots, don't fret. It's something I had not heard before I read our October book, Final Flight Final...
I enjoy reading stories that are fiction yet based in real life. The events may be altered, and the names may be entirely fake. The settings and the plot are at the discretion of the author, who can and...
Jennifer Weiner is an accomplished fiction author. I have read several of her books, and they all include women who overcome trials and or adversity in many forms. These women are real. They have emotions, complexities, and do not...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. Some of my most vivid memories of...
You've heard it before: every marriage or relationship has its ups and downs. Its lows and highs. Its triumphs and failures. And its secrets. But this month's book asks us, "What makes a 'good marriage?'" In A Good Marriage by...
In this book club, most of us are mothers. We may or may not be married. We may be younger or older in age. We may even be a father! But for the most part, we are mothers. We...
But among these bloody fingerprints are those made by ourselves, and these can't be wiped away so easily. Over the years I've buried a lot of bones; now I'm inclined to dig them up again - if only for...
Warning: This memoir contains accounts of sexual assault and trauma. Please be advised before reading this book or this review. “The story of my body is not a story of triumph." There were many words that struck me and our book...
You are out with a group of friends, eating dinner or getting a drink. The bill comes along, and a friend offers to get it for the group. You all do this, alternating who pays and sharing the responsibility....
We read a great deal of fiction books that dissect the American family. We like these books for their relatability; their portrayal of fictional characters in all-too-real situations; their gritty and honest details.  In The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. I have loved reading ever since I...

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Messenger Kids: Keeping Social while Closing the Distance

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A military kid is no stranger to long periods of time away from friends and family and my children are no exception. My oldest is...
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