Plus Deals For The Military
May seems to be the real difference between winter and summer. Mother's Day and Memorial Day activities kick off the summer season with barbeques and family get-togethers. In this month's issue there are a few articles just for mom. The Stroller Warriors story is extremely motivating and those moms have walked, run, jogged and supported each other across the nation and overseas. I hope you'll consider joining or starting one at your installation. I also encourage each of you to take off the supermom cape and accept ...
Stroller Warriors Running Clubs Help Military Families Live Happier, Healthier Lives
When Stephanie Geraghty, wife of a Marine and mother of three, PCSed with her family from Quantico to Camp Lejeune, she sought out a support network for herself and her children. While she made connections through her husband’s command, she still felt a void “I remember thinking, ‘Why can’t there be a running club for moms?’ It just didn’t make sense to me,” she adds.
A resourceful military spouse, when Stephanie couldn’t find the type of group she sought, she started her own. For several months ...
Helping New Moms Get Their Much Needed Rest.
There are times in life when you just need or want help. Having a new baby is one of those times. Having a new baby and a deployed or wounded spouse is definitely one of those times! That’s when a call to Mission: Sleep is in order. Mission Sleep is the nonprofit arm of Let Mommy Sleep, a company that provides nurses for overnight care for moms and newborns.
Mission Sleep provides up to five nights of newborn care for military families between the hours of 10PM and 7AM ...
Let's Spread the Word--Just Mom is Good Enough!
Where's Supermom when you need her!?! She's handy with first aid, can whip up a healthy dinner in less than 15 minutes, keeps an immaculate house and always looks put together. Oh, and her kids are always perfectly behaved and well dressed.
So where is she? You know the answer to this. She doesn't exist. She is what we all secretly wish we could be, just as young boys dream of becoming superman one day.
Now, for the reality check. Motherhood is messy! Dirty clothes, dirty dishes ...
Camps are still available
Camp season is around the corner and you can still get your child in one of the camps provided by Operation: Military Kids. The Army and Army National Guard/Army Reserve are responsible for Operation: Military Kids. They have teamed up with 4-H and universities across the nation to provide camp experiences for military kids. The camps range from art camp to horse camps.
Although, the Army and DOD are sponsors of this program, each state has its own organization that leads it. This is due to the Guard and ...
Plus Other Year Round Savings
Blue Star Museums across the nation will be providing military families free entrance starting May 21. The list of participating museums and events is being updated constantly, so check back often.
The National Park Service is still offering its free annual pass to military members and their dependents.
Many Major League Baseball teams will be offering free or discount tickets for military members during the Memorial Day weekend. Check with your installation's ITT or MWR department for deals near you.
There are always Memorial Day Parades to take the ...
And for all you military mom-preneurs out there ... did you know that you can share your business with thousands of military parents across the country! Visit our Biz Directory to learn more.
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