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Military Spouse of the Day: Chrissy Bender

Introducing Chrissy Bender, a Navy wife for 21 years, currently stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.  What she loves the most about military life has been meeting some of … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Shelby Nazzario

Introducing Shelby Nazzario, Coast Guard spouse, stationed at Air station Houston.  Shelby and her husband have been married for 9.5 years.  Shelby loves the adventure of where the Coast Guard … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Haley Tuthill

Introducing Haley Tuthill, an Air Force spouse, stationed at Point Loma in San Diego, CA.  She is the wife to Jim and mom to Adeline (5), Evelyn (3), and Wesley … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Taryn Beers

Introducing Taryn Beers, a Navy spouse, currently stationed at MCLB Albany, Georgia.  She has been married to her Sailor for almost six years.  Taryn’s favorite things about being a military … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Katie Womack Buller

Introducing Katie Womack Buller, Coast Guard spouse, currently stationed in Boston, MA.  Katie and her husband Jay have been married for 13 wonderful years.  She enjoys getting to see other … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Your Special Education Responsibilities

Last week, I wrote about your rights when it comes to your child’s education, as parents have a key role in the special education process.  This week, we’re going to … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Firefly Upsee: Making Huge Strides for a Military Family

Earlier this month, we received an email and video from Amy Bowns, a military wife and mother, stationed at Fort Bragg, NC.  “I just wanted to share a video I … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Stabbed in the Back

Just a few weeks ago, my children and I had the opportunity to present at a press conference with Senator Patty Murray (WA).  The purpose was to publicly support and … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Paying the Price for a Plateau

Last week, Addie got dumped.  At our weekly visit to OT and Speech, the therapists informed me that, “due to slow progress” (plateau), they would be discharging us.  The provider … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Thank You

Around us everywhere, we see vulnerabilities. Our military families are hurting. We can’t see healthcare specialists or get access to care. We’re shuffled around, stressed to the max, and tired. … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment