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Love Means Letting Go

Printed in Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life (February 2016)
It’s been three years since our nest became empty. It was a whirlwind raising four active children on a busy farm. I recently found my calendar from 1998. Multiple practices on a single day, games all over the map, and no end in sight – I wonder now how I survived. Keep Reading

One Step at a time

Printed in Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life (November 2015)
My life as a military mom requires living with fear daily. There is always an unspoken worry in the back of my mind, ”What if?” It is a tie that binds us military moms together – the woven threads of anxiety and fear that come with children in service.
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Saying Goodbye

Printed in Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life (September 2015)
We do it all the time. Most of the time it’s nonchalant without thinking. But for those of us with a military son or daughter it is always with an urgency. “But how can that be?”, you ask, especially if my child is stationed in Kansas or Hawaii.
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