Edie Melson

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Simplify your to do list.
Life Advice

How to Simplify Your ‘To Do’ List

When you say “yes” to everything, what’s important takes a back seat. Some thoughts on time management, learned from the military.

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A military mom returns home after deployment.
Military Families

How Faith Keeps Hope Alive

Military families know that hope takes work and perseverance, especially when a loved one is deployed.

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A military mom's faith overcomes doubt.
Military Families

Letting Joy Defeat Dread

During her son’s last weeks of deployment, an anxious military mom learns to let her faith take charge.

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Appreciating military spouses.
Military Families

Appreciating Military Spouses

They aren’t on the front lines, but they are the backbone of our military and deserve all the recognition and gratitude we can give.

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Remembering those wounded in war
Military Families

How to Support Silver Star Families

Military veterans wounded in a war zone and their families need our help.

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May is National Military Appreciation Month.
Military Families

May Is Military Appreciation Month

During National Military Appreciation Month, 5 ways you can honor and support the families of those who serve.

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Mother holding hands with son
Military Families

The Hands of My Son

A military mom’s memories of a son who grew from a boy to a Marine.

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Hidden military heroes in your community.
Military Families

Hidden Military Heroes in Your Community

If you don’t think you know anyone in service, here are 4 ways to take a closer look. You may be surprised.

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Helping military kids.
Military Families

How to Help Military Children

When a loved one serves in the military, don’t overlook the family kids left at home.

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Build spiritual strength by reading the Bible daily.
Military Families

Spiritual Strength Training

Like any commitment, daily practice makes you stronger.

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