Military Families

Woman in garden

When It’s Time to Call the Master Gardener

A military mom realizes her spiritual garden needs an overhaul after her son is deployed.

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Praying for our troops.

9 Ways to Pray for Our Troops

A military mom shares ways she has learned to pray for those who serve—and their families.

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Marine uniform

Finding a Fellow Military Mom

After her son enlists in the Marines, a mother finds support and encouragement in a surprising place.

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Listening to music

The Healing Power of Music

When her son was deployed and in danger, a military mom re-discovered the comfort and inspiration of music.

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Walking for fitness

5 Life Lessons from a Workout

A military mom realizes that getting fit echoes the challenges faced by a military family.

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Marine Corps

5 Amazing Things the Marine Corps Taught Me About Loving God

A military mom shares how her relationship with God deepened when her son enlisted.

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Quilting and military life.

How Quilting Evokes Military Life

When piecing together the bits and pieces of an unpredictable life, it can still be warm and colorful and well made.

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Comforting someone

4 Ways to Comfort Extended Military Family Members

During National Stress Awareness Month, remember the grandparents, aunts and uncles and cousins of those who serve.

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Friendship

An Unexpected Angel Comes Right on Time

When a distraught military mom sent her son off to boot camp, just the right person showed up on her doorstep.

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Worried and praying

Can You Bribe God?

A military mom realizes she doesn’t have to jump through spiritual hoops on behalf of her deployed son.

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Support teenagers in military families.

What’s It Like to Be a Teen in a Military Family?

Military parents and their young kids often get the lion’s share of attention and support. But don’t overlook the family's teenagers.

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Family time

Finding Family Time without Pressure

A military mom learns how to let her family enjoy time together before a deployment instead of packing the schedule.

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Brothers

How a Family Dynamic Shifted for the Better

When a son enlisted in the military, all of a sudden his relationship with his brothers improved.

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How a pet inspired a worried military mom

How to Break the Cycle of Worry

When her son was deployed, an anxious military mom took inspiration from the family dog to find a more positive way of thinking.

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