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PCS’ing to Belgium? Here Are 8 Reasons Why SHAPE is the Place to “BE”

The Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) is located near Mons, Belgium (about 30 minutes south of Brussels) and is the military headquarters for NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe. Because it is a posting that you don’t hear about very often, it can be difficult to find information about life at SHAPE. We (Sarah and […]

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Raising Brave Kids in a Fearful World: 5 Things to STOP Doing Now

Raising Brave Kids in a Fearful World: 5 Things to STOP Doing Now

I once thrived on current events and the daily buzz of world news that streamed to my phone and television. Now, it seems that I wait with bated breath for the next news update that will take my breath away. Like many fellow parents, I’m concerned about how my child will eventually process these instances. […]

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Go Back To Where You Came From: What the Playground Taught Me About Racism

A few months ago, my 10-year-old daughter came home from school and said, “Mom, today at school, a girl told me to go back where I came from. She also told me that they are a certain type of family here, and I just don’t fit in. I am not like them. What did she […]

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School Lunch 101: The Basics

*Special thanks to a military mom of five for all of this great information. I LOVE school supplies. My favorite time of year was back to school shopping. There is nothing better than new notebooks, folders, pens, and something to organize it all. Even now, while I am insufferably cheap and use random pens that […]

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I’m a SAHM … But I Miss My Job

Hi, I’m a stay at home mom and I have a confession to make: I miss my job. You see, I’ve been a working mom the last five years. While I worked full-time as a high school English teacher, my twin daughters attended a wonderful daycare.  Being a working mom was something in which I […]

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School Is Back In Session: Advanced Lunch Planning

**Special thanks to the moms who contributed ideas to this post.** It happened again. It was June, and we were footloose and fancy free. I can’t tell you what my kids ate all summer long. Maybe it was something local, organic, and gourmet. Maybe it was a drive-thru. Maybe it was all of the scraps […]

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