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As a middle school teacher, there’s nothing that hurts my heart more than hearing a student say, "I hate reading!” I love reading so much that I can’t fathom life without that pleasure. There is no greater escape than...
November and December got away from us at the MMC Book Club (as it does for many of us). So this month, we are delivering both of our book reviews from those months. Enjoy! November Book: Purple Hibiscus {trigger warning: physical...
I watched Sex and the City on repeat in my college years. My girlfriends and I would gather around our living room TV with bowls of popcorn and glasses of wine. We would stay up late in the night...
An isolated, abandoned girl, a judgmental town and era, and a suspicious death that is actually a murder in the marshes of North Carolina. What's not to love in this month's book club pick? Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia...
I heard about this book over and over again. It was flying off the shelves. My beloved Book of the Month club could barely keep it in stock. All the bookstagrammers, reviewers, and my fellow suspense enthusiasts were raving...
I had heard amazing things about A Burning by Megha Majumdar, and I purposely held off on reading it for a book club pick. Was it worth the wait? Resoundingly, yes. https://www.amazon.com/Burning-novel-Megha-Majumdar/dp/0593081250?dchild=1&keywords=a+burning&qid=1631409214&sr=8-1&linkCode=li1&tag=militarymomco-20&linkId=0802b7d10d1728b8bc06be875403b097&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_il%20target=_blankimg%20border=0%20src=//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?_encoding=UTF8&ASIN=0593081250&Format=_SL110_&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=li1&o=1&a=0593081250%20width=1%20height=1%20border=0%20alt=%20style=border:none%20!important;%20margin:0px%20!important;   A Burning takes place in Kolkata, India and involves three...
What do you know about the early(ish) 1900s? I remember learning a little about the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the poverty and hardships of the people that lived during that time. But it was then glossed over in...
How often have you run into a grocery store or convenience store late at night, searching for a quick snack, the team snacks you need at 6 AM the next morning, or the forgotten item from your list? I...
If you have ever lived or been stationed near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, you know "the mountain." It is Mount Rainier, the snowy volcano that towers at over 14,000 feet in elevation. It is the tallest mountain in...
  Are you a twin? I remember feeling envious of twins growing up. I felt like they had an almost supernatural connection, and I thought the idea of having a person who looked just like me would be wonderful. Of course,...
When we hear the word "valentine," we usually think of a holiday about love. It might evoke images of Cupid and pink cards; cute projects and parties during grade school; romantic dates and dozens of roses. No matter what...
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'm fairly certain I must have been...

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An Army Kid Interview to Melt Your Heart

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I have 3 Army kids. 2 are walking and talking and school age. The 3rd is a roly-poly baby with no opinions except that...