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Military Spouse of the Day: Brenda Mercado

Brenda Mercado is our Marine Corps Military Special Needs Network Spouse of the Day. Her Marine is stationed in the National Capital Area. They have two beautiful boys, an 8 … Continue reading

May 19, 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

The Well-Oiled Kitchen

I’ve come to realize that being organized really pays off; it saves you time and money in the long run. I wasn’t always an organized person (just ask my mom, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

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

The Gift of Kindness

It’s beautiful to see how my little girl, Addie, comes to life when she’s in the water.  No longer is she quadriplegic; the buoyancy of the water encourages her movement.  … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Best Summer Ever?

While the teachers and students are celebrating the end of the school year, I’m terrified.  What am I going to do with the girls all summer long?  How will I … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment