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I Shuffle for the Caregivers of Wounded Warriors

Last month I ran – well, sort of ran – a virtual 5K.  It was the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Carry Forward 5K, delivered by CSX. I ran in honor of caregivers, those heroes who care for our wounded servicemen and women. A caregiver’s quiet contributions to our society and our country are too often overlooked. Fortunately, Wounded Warrior Project provides programs and services that support caregivers and assist and empower Wounded Warriors. My husband is

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30+ Learn At-Home Resources For Your Child

At-Home School. Distance Learning. Virtual Schooling – all terms we never expected to associate with our child’s education. And yet, here we are. In some states, districts, and schools, parents are feeling well supported. In others, parents are struggling – with technology, expectations, educational support. For those navigating this uncertainty, Pride & Grit contributor Lindsay Kuniyuki summarized NINE years of research as a home school mom. I know, most of us aren’t actually “home schooling”.

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Finding the right kind of support is often the key to thriving in military life. In our community stories, we're tackling what's easy and what's hard about finding your tribe.

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In military life, solo-parenting is just a known reality. And often military life complicates our role as parents as we relocate. In these parenting stories, we're offering tips and tricks for how to navigate mil life as a rockstar mom or dad.

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Deployments challenge us each and every time. No two deployments are the same and often we thrive best when reminded that our emotions, our challenges, are shared. This is what we do with out deployment stories.

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A strong military marriage is such an inspiring thing to observe. It isn't easy. But it is possible. In our marriage stories we tackle tough topics and offer insightful perspectives on what matters and even what doesn't.

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Talking about what makes military life hard is a cornerstone of our self-care stories. Not because we want to dwell in the hardships, but because we know that giving hardship a voice is also how we give away its power over us. And how we thrive.

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Resume gaps. Abandoned careers. Degrees unfinished or unused. These are all norms we grapple with with often. In these employment stories, we're talking about the emotions behind employment as a mil spouse.

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