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5 Must-Have Tips for Families Visiting Amsterdam

I have to admit, I was a little skeptical when a colleague returned from a trip to Amsterdam gushing about how family-friendly the city is. Up until that point, I’d let stories of risqué attractions and smoky cafés color my opinion of the city. I had already discounted it from our family’s European travel plans […]

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Help UTR Give Lost Moments of Connection Back to Military Families + Giveaway

Photo courtesy of United Through Reading A well-worn rocking chair sits in the center of our sons’ shared bedroom. Even though growth spurts have made relaxing in it with both boys on my lap nearly impossible in recent months, I’ve had a difficult time letting go of the overlapping pair of body impressions that have […]

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The First and Last Days of Kindergarten

September 6, 2016 I told myself I wasn’t going to cry. I set out his backpack, packed his lunch and made sure his school supplies were all in order. I gave the boys baths, laid out their pajamas and helped them brush their teeth. They snuggled up on my lap while I pulled out a […]

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Resilient Military Spouses: Cindy

Over the years, outstanding military spouses have been a source of strength and inspiration to me and my family through the ups and downs of military life. I have made it my mission to share these exceptional human beings with you, along with the invaluable wisdom they have to offer.  I believe our stories can […]

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