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The Silent Service of Cindy and Carol: A Tribute to the Wives of John McCain

As the nation mourns the loss of Senator John McCain, his life will be celebrated in multiple locations, criss-crossing the vast geographic and cultural boundaries of the country for which he so greatly suffered, so admirably served, and so greatly loved. He will be memorialized in both Arizona and Washington D.C. before burial at his […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Tricare and Urgent Care

This sponsored post is part of a three-part series with MedExpress. We feel privileged to work with MedExpress to share this message with readers.We have all been there. It is after normal office hours and your child is not well. The fever that has been coming and going all day just won’t break, and he […]

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Parenting in a Villageless Society

  Finding your way when a village doesn’t exist Perhaps it’s one of those nostalgic, rose-colored glasses perspectives, but it often feels like the days when parents had an established village was a lot less overwhelming than modern-day parenting. That’s not to say parents — moms especially — never experienced stress or frustration in their own […]

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August Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere

Parents know that rules are necessary. Rules keep order in the chaos of raising children; they provide structure and expectations; they are the yardstick to measure anything from behavior to development. Rules are a guideline to life. In Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, rules are the foundation of Shaker Heights and its community. Now […]

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Meal Planning Ideas for the Burnt-Out Parent

All it takes is one preggo brain, three littles scurrying around at your feet, and a deployed spouse (or any one of those things) to make meal planning an incredulous activity (err, chore). Most parents I know hate meal planning with a passion. It’s funny because we’re smart and resourceful people, but when the time comes […]

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Back to School For (Food) Allergy Moms

Back to school is a busy time with buying school supplies, sports physicals, teacher meetings, open houses, clothes shopping and more. But if you’re the parent of an allergy child, you have additional tasks; trips to the allergist, putting together an allergy action plan, meetings with the school nurse and teachers, prepping EpiPens, Benadryl, inhalers…  […]

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What Are Reveille, Retreat, and Taps

What Are Reveille, Retreat, and Taps & What Can We Learn From Them?

Most of you have probably heard Reveille, Retreat, and Taps played at your military installation – but what do they mean, and what can we learn from them? When I was a freshly minted military spouse – nearly 11 years ago – questions about military pomp and protocol were fresh in my mind. Having not […]

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