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Military Life

MILITARY ONE CLICK 10 Practical Couples Tips for Intimacy During Deployment 10 Practical Ways Military Family Members Can Combat Caregiver Fatigue 5 things this milspouse wants mothers-in-law to know about deployment Broken Trust and Bonuses: An Open Letter to the President How the federal hiring freeze is affecting military families How to Raise a Resilient […]

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Travel

MILITARY ONE CLICK 6 Tips for Military Families Visiting Legoland Deutschland 7 Tips for OCONUS Military Families Visiting Disneyland Paris How to Travel Europe with Kids as a Solo Parent The Military Family’s Guide to Going on a Cruise Strasbourg for the Weekend: Travel Tips from an OCONUS Military Family STRIPES EUROPE 5 Reasons to […]

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Indoor Chalk Painting

It’s been a cold winter here in the desert, which means we’ve been spending most of our time indoors. Fewer outings to the park can make for one stir-crazy almost-two year old, and a Momma who’s already counting down the weeks to Spring-time 😉  Thank goodness, then, for activities like Indoor Chalk Painting that help […]

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Celebrate | I SPY | A Halloween Nature Scavenger Hunt

This one is for my little explorer. Most afternoons, you can find Jake and me outside – collecting sticks, hunting for the perfect rock to throw, and/or marveling at the curious plants, bugs and backyard wildlife we stumble upon. Nature Scavenger Hunts are a different & fun way to spend quality time with your littles […]

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Sidewalk Chalk Painting

  Chalk on the sidewalk reminds me of breezy summer evenings when I was a kid.  Barefoot.  A piece of chalk in one hand, a drippy Popsicle in the other.  Carefree.  Happy.  Everything childhood should be. Add a little water to the mix, and you’ve got magic on the pavement. Sidewalk Chalk Painting What You’ll […]

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Rainbow/Color Wheel Fruit Pizza

This project teaches… Basic Color Theory The Color Wheel Primary Colors Secondary Colors Complementary Colors   This project encourages… Helping in the Kitchen Color Wheel Fruit Pizza is a yummy and creative way to introduce your little ones to the colors of the rainbow while also squeezing an impromptu introduction to basic color theory.  They just might […]

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