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Military Families

In the Military, More Than Just a Uniform

The passion to serve is about something bigger.

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Lessons from a traffic jam
Military Outreach

Lessons from a Traffic Jam

For an impatient military mom, nothing’s worse than being stuck in traffic–or is it?

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How worried military families can find inner peace.
Military Outreach

5 Ways Worried Military Families Can Find Peace

These attitude-changing tips can make all the difference for those who have loved ones in harm’s way.

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Boot camp
Military Families

First Day of School, First Day of Boot Camp

A military mom divulges the most important things a mother can offer when a child heads off on a new journey.

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How to look at life through a spiritual lens
Military Outreach

What Lens Are You Using to Look at Life?

A military mom learns how life can be viewed through a purely personal lens or a spiritual one–and which is more helpful.

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3 things to know about military culture
Military Outreach

3 Things You Should Know About Military Culture

Understanding these attributes will help you better connect with the military personnel in your life.

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The sisterhood of military moms.
Military Outreach

The Sisterhood of Military Moms

A heartfelt salute to a community of moms who support one another through thick and thin.

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Reach out to others when you're under stress.
Military Outreach

Don’t Face Stress Alone

When life becomes overwhelming, it’s important to reach out to others.

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Facing fear at the beach
Military Families

Facing Fear to Find Calm Waters

A day at the beach reminds a military mom how she found peace after her son was deployed.

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6 Ways a Military Mom Moved On
Military Families

6 Ways a Military Mom Moved On

A military mom learns that she can’t control everything in life after her son enlists.

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