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Courage: A Military Family’s Fight with Childhood Cancer

October 31, 2014.  A date etched in our minds forever, and the beginning of an uphill battle of apprehension. Four days later we heard the dreaded words, as Isabella our … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

You Don’t Have To Pretend It’s All OK

Being the parent of a medically fragile child has made me the master of hiding tears behind a fake smile while saying the words my child needs to hear; “I … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Lee-Ann Cotner

Introducing Lee-Ann Cotner, an Army wife, and our MSNN Military Spouse of the Day.  She and her husband have been married four years and have five children, Peyton, Parker, Charlotte, … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Military Spouse of the Day: Kristen Faires

Introducing Kristen Faires, a Navy spouse, married to her Sailor for six years.  They are stationed in Georgia. Like any other job there is good and bad, but the thing Kristen … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Military Spouse of the Day: Jennifer Chatwin

Introducing Jennifer Chatwin, a Coast Guard spouse, married to her husband Nathan for 7 ½ years.  They have two children – Kailey and Dylan, and are currently stationed in Connecticut. … Continue reading

May 17, 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