Tag: children

Friday Favorites – 5 Favorite Children’s Book Series from Alexis

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Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty...

At Ease: Taking a Day Off With Your Little Platoon

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Do you have a day off scheduled into your week? I didn't always. Once I became intentional about it, I don't know how I lived...

Why Kids Need to Climb, Spin, + Jump

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My kids have gone to several different schools over the last few years. Their current elementary school allows the kids to climb UP the slides...

Friday Favorites – Lauren’s Sun Safety Favorites

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Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty...

It’s OK to Not Enjoy Every Moment of Motherhood

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"The time will pass so fast. Just enjoy every minute!" I call big fat BOLOGNA!! Are you seriously telling me that I should enjoy rinsing poop...

Enjoy Japanese Culture: Try Celebrating Children’s Day

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It is sakura (cherry blossom) season, and that means a number of holidays are upon us here in Japan.  Japan has plenty of holidays that...

Soup Sandwiches + Dandelion Greens in this Military Life

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One of my favorite phrases from my time in the Marine Corps is "soup sandwich."  Soup sandwich is used to describe any situation that's a...

Story Time with our Favorite Children’s Books + Authors

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IT'S STORY TIME!  To celebrate the resiliency of our military children, we joined with a few of our favorite children's book authors to read their...

The Pros of Summer Camp for Kids in the Pandemic World

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Like nearly everyone in the world, my daily life as I knew it changed completely with the pandemic. Suddenly, my active-duty husband and I transitioned...

Early Saturdays Are Worth It For This Ballerina

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“8:00 am on a Saturday?!?” I asked incredulously. As my friend reassured me that she really enjoyed getting her daughter out the door for soccer,...

The Funny (and Ironic) Memories of Parenthood

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Oh the things we've done to our kids or had done to us by our kids. I mean, are you really even a parent unless...

Awesome Books Every Military Kid Needs in Their Life

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We give military kids so much credit (and rightly so), but they sometimes need a little TLC along the way to help them realize...