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Now I’m the Traveling Spouse

Now I’m the Traveling Spouse

Life with a traveling, on-call spouse has its own set of challenges, requiring the development of a special skill set. It’s a whole type of lifestyle, quite different from the 9 to 5 workday. The tables have turned. For a few days, at least. I’m on my way... read more

What a Mama Wants for Independence Day

Yo boys, Mama loves you. She really does. Since we are celebrating our country’s hard-fought battle for independence, I have a little declaration of my own this summer. Let’s raise the stars and stripes, eat some treats, and practice a little independence... read more

The Monday After Mother’s Day

This story happened last year: Photo caption: Four empty spaces in the boxes where my boys keep their matchbox cars. Cars that zip and zoom around on the floors and down the hallways in our house and cars the brothers fight over and collect. Cars we find under the... read more

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