Dead Soldiers’ Day

I forgot an appointment the other day — just completely forgot about it. The woman I was supposed to meet called when it was too late for me to even make an attempt to show. I apologized profusely but I felt horrible. It was nothing against her, I ha… Continue Reading....
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Roundup

The press releases are piling up in my inbox because I’ve been too busy to pass the info along. Well, pile no more! Or something like that… here are some of the most interesting press releases I’ve received in the last week or so: 2nd Year for Bl… Continue Reading....
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Children of fighter pilots, and soldiers, and Marines, and …

When my sister’s first son was born she and her husband vowed to not let their child play with violent toys. That’s a parenting trend very few military moms would even bother to consider. It’s not that we think violent toys are good, per se, it Continue Reading....
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Free Care.com Membership in May

One of the hidden hassles of being in a military family is figuring out what to do with your kids. It takes months, years even, to know a city well enough to ferret out the best day cares and baby sitters. But military families move, on average, every … Continue Reading....
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Press Release of the Day

I get dozens of press releases everyday, mostly along the themes of parenting, marriage and the military. Sometimes they are useful, sometimes I instantly hit “delete”. But sometimes they make me laugh out loud. Like this one: “May is Pregnancy A… Continue Reading....
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