Paper and pencil. Stamp and envelope. Mail it off and wait weeks, sometimes even months for mail to reach our service members somewhere in a far off corner of the world. Gone are the days when our Grandparents would wait by the mailbox for a letter to come back. The rapid development of technology in... Continue Reading →
Every year in April we celebrate the Month of the Military Child. It is the time where we celebrate our children for being born into a lifestyle that they didn’t get to chose, a time to tell them how much we love them, and acknowledge just how special they are.
There is that moment of numbness when you first hear it. Deployment. It stings at first, has an ugly look, and then lays its heaviness on you. After a moment of trying to calculate the days, what holidays and birthdays will be missed and when the homecoming might happen, you straighten up. Here we go... Continue Reading →