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Category Archives: Military Life

Thoughts on the California Department of Education Data Release

*Time Sensitive- Former and Current California Students – Decide and Act before April 1 2016* This is for those of you that have had any general and/or special education students … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Proposed Fees for ER Visits?

Babies cannot tell time. They don’t know that they aren’t supposed to get ear infections after hours, or during peak call times. They don’t know that their scary fever cannot … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Life Not How I Imagined

I sat there, numb, as the speech pathologist began explaining the different types of feeding tube buttons available. She continued to talk about bolus feedings, decompression tubes, and a number of other … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adequate? At Best!

You have to hand it to Tricare. They tell you right up front what you’re entitled to as a military family member. The word “adequate” is frequently used to describe … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 9 Comments

Memorial Day: It’s Not Just a Three-Day Weekend

When we think about Memorial Day, most of us think about BBQs, getting together with friends and family, sales for things like cars and furniture and it being the unofficial … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Supporting Her Fellow MilSpouses

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday, May 9, 2014. Military Special Needs Network will be running a variety of blogs, graphics, statuses, and facts all about the crazy, incredible, never … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Letter Can Change Your Life – Words From a New Navy Wife

A letter can change your life. As an English major and a high school English teacher, I can be prone to flights of literary fancy. I love the written word. … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 3 Comments