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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: Samantha Seagreaves

Introducing Samantha Seagreaves, an Army spouse, currently stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.  Sam and her husband have been married for 10 years.  What she loves the most about being a … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Kirstin Horne

Introducing Kirstin Horne, Air Force spouse, currently stationed at MacDill AFB in Florida.  Kirstin has been married for almost 16 years.  Her favorite part of being a military spouse is … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · 4 Comments

Back To School Social Stories

Looking to ease the transition from summer vacation to back to school? Download and customize these fabulous Back to School social stories from Olivia.  Back to School Resources (1) Olivia … Continue reading

August 25, 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

A Weiner Saved My Life…Not Kidding

One of the biggest things they don’t tell you when you are a parent of a child with special needs is that a good friend can save your sanity. My … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

I’m Going on Vacation…Alone

The stress in our lives can be overwhelming. What I wouldn’t give to step away from daily grind from the kids, husband, the house, work, therapies, even Facebook.  Seven years ago, after … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 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