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3 Ways to tell if your child has Hand Foot Mouth Disease or Herpes Simplex Virus 1

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I miss the military community

“Some things just cannot be mimicked for the military brat during their adult life: A sense of community, for example, far greater than anything you will find outside of a military community does not exist. You quickly learn that the people around you while you’re away from family become your family. Blood has nothing to do with it and in a way your military family understands you better than any extended blood relative will ever understand.” – Me, When A Military Brat Ends Up Adulting In The Civilian World on Huffington Post

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Help me remember that I am still the woman you fell in love with.

Featured on Huffington Post Parents and Good News. You may not realize this, but I finish most days feeling like an emotional punching bag for our tween, a complete life-ruiner to our five-year-old because I made him clean up his Lego mess and a literal punching bag to our dear toddler who is going through that …

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