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Category Archives: Military Life

Guest Blog: Arthritis….Not Just An Old Person’s Disease

Michael-Logan Jordan, age 14 and a Marine Corps military dependent, was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at age 3.  Because of his disabilities, he suffers with a lot of pain, … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Banding Together

Like many, I spent Monday night watching the count down until Government shutdown dwindle to zero. As the clock struck midnight on the East coast and no budget was reached, … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’ll I Do?

I am under no illusions regarding my writing ability. In a sea of bloggers, I am decidedly on the low end of the food chain. And that’s okay; I only … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

When Mommy Needs Reminding

I wrote this a couple of weeks ago. I knew things were going to get crazy, as we are in the middle of the below-referenced PCS. I am still trying … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to Train Your (Future) Doctor

As special needs families, how many times haven’t we wished that our doctor, or our child’s doctor, could spend the afternoon with us? That they could see our realities and … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

The IEP Game

You wouldn’t know by my frequent blog posting, perhaps, but we are in the middle of a cross-country PCS. Cross-country PCS – as if we know any other kind. We … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Living in the Moment

Deployment is looming  on the horizon. Again. And there goes my heart. I know, I’m blessed. My husband has a job in a very difficult economic environment. We have a … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · 3 Comments