the definition of resilience

Resilience is something that military families are all too familiar with. Because of the constant nature of flux and change, one has to be resilient …
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5 for friday: things my kids have taught me

Cheers to another (rainy) Friday, my friends! PNW’s fall has hit us hard this year with much-needed rain, cooler temps and, of course, dark …
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the reality of reintegration for military families

It might seem foreign to those who are unfamiliar with the military lifestyle, but the reality and effects of a deployment don’t immediately cease …
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beyond the homecoming

It’s slowly but surely sinking in (for me, at least) that this deployment is done, and Ryan is back to stay. Since his homecoming …
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the definition of resilience

the definition of resilience

Resilience is something that military families are all too familiar with. Because of the constant nature of flux and change, one has to be resilient if only to stay afloat. Between your servicemember’s comings and…

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5 for friday: things my kids have taught me

5 for friday: things my kids have taught …

Cheers to another (rainy) Friday, my friends! PNW’s fall has hit us hard this year with much-needed rain, cooler temps and, of course, dark mornings and evenings. While fall in the PNW isn’t as beautiful…

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5 for friday: things my kids have taught …

Cheers to another (rainy) Friday, my friends! PNW’s fall has hit us hard this year with much-needed rain, cooler temps and, of course, dark mornings and evenings. While fall in the PNW isn’t as beautiful…

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the reality of reintegration for military families

the reality of reintegration for military families

It might seem foreign to those who are unfamiliar with the military lifestyle, but the reality and effects of a deployment don’t immediately cease when your servicemember returns home. Beyond the deployment and the homecoming,…

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the reality of reintegration for military families

It might seem foreign to those who are unfamiliar with the military lifestyle, but the reality and effects of a deployment don’t immediately cease when your servicemember returns home. Beyond the deployment and the homecoming,…

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beyond the homecoming

beyond the homecoming

It’s slowly but surely sinking in (for me, at least) that this deployment is done, and Ryan is back to stay. Since his homecoming last week, we’ve been starting the process of reintegration simply by…

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beyond the homecoming

It’s slowly but surely sinking in (for me, at least) that this deployment is done, and Ryan is back to stay. Since his homecoming last week, we’ve been starting the process of reintegration simply by…

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a 2019 fort lewis army homecoming

a 2019 fort lewis army homecoming

And just like that, my whole world is back together again. If you follow me on instagram, you likely already saw that on Wednesday, October 9th, Ryan arrived home to JBLM from a 9-month tour…

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a 2019 fort lewis army homecoming

And just like that, my whole world is back together again. If you follow me on instagram, you likely already saw that on Wednesday, October 9th, Ryan arrived home to JBLM from a 9-month tour…

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signs your deployment is nearly done

signs your deployment is nearly done

I know, I know. You’re probably wondering when the heck I’m going to stop talking about our deployment homecoming and actually share our deployment homecoming. I promise you. It’s coming. Soon…ish. Soon-ish. In typical military, “hurry…

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signs your deployment is nearly done

I know, I know. You’re probably wondering when the heck I’m going to stop talking about our deployment homecoming and actually share our deployment homecoming. I promise you. It’s coming. Soon…ish. Soon-ish. In typical military, “hurry…

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