My family and I enjoy holidays, but we love the Christmas season. The lights and decorations; the cheer and spirit; the food and family. Something about this time of year and season is just a little magical. I look forward...
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2018 Veteran's Day Deals,Veteran's Eat Free

2018 Veterans Day Deals

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  Here at Military Mom’s Blog we love a good sale. And we LOVE our veterans, so this year's Veterans Day Deals have a special place in our hearts. Lucky for you, we did some research and found THE best...
  For years I've watched as my friends get all dolled up each year and go to their respective military balls. I stare at their pictures of them in their gorgeous formal gowns, with their spouses by their side looking...
Lawton, Oklahoma, is where you wanted to spend your first anniversary, right? Me too. I had traveled to visit my husband who had just completed Basic Training and was at Ft. Sill for Advanced Individual Training. I spent our...
In its most simple definition, a book club is comprised of a group of people drawn together to read. The members can share their interpretations and opinions; food and drinks can be shared; life experiences can be drawn from...

Diary of a Bad PCS

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June 4, 2018 Dear Diary, Today is finally the day!!! Our packers start and the move will begin! Can’t write long, have to go get bottled water, Gatorade, and snacks to keep everyone happy!!! June 5, 2018 Dear Diary, Still no packers. Have to...
I will never win the award for the world’s most decisive person. For me, the world has always been filled with endless choices. This can be good and bad. Twenty flavors of ice cream are good. Five choices for...
During a recent visit with my family, I visited the World War II Valor in the Pacific Monument.  This national monument is famously home to the USS Arizona Memorial; it also encompasses the Battleship Missouri Memorial, the USS Bowfin...
Dear Urgent Care, You are the unsung hero of my motherhood journey because my kids ALWAYS get sick on Friday night. It is uncanny! I have dragged them into an urgent care on countless Saturday mornings, so they could see...
We have all been there. It is after normal office hours and your child is not well. The fever that has been coming and going all day just won’t break, and he is complaining of a sore throat and...
Most of you have probably heard Reveille, Retreat, and Taps played at your military installation – but what do they mean, and what can we learn from them? When I was a freshly minted military spouse – nearly 11 years...

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Meal Trains and the Military: How Food Brings Us ALL Together

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In the decade or so since I’ve been a military spouse, it’s been difficult to effectively relay the ways in which our lives are...