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Discipline Becomes a Daily Struggle

By • Feb 17th, 2009 • Category: Featured, Parenting, Relationships

Before he left, Mark and I worried daily about how our children were going to be affected by the deployment. We weren’t as concerned about our relationship, and we prepared for how to handle issues at home, but we were very concerned about how Mark’s absence would affect our toddler son. Our daughter was fortunately […]

DBF: A Different Kind of Friendship

By • Feb 16th, 2009 • Category: Featured, Pre-Deployment, Relationships

Having a friend to go through the deployment with me is something that I will always cherish and credit for me surviving the year. I can’t say enough about the value of having someone ‘on your side’ during such a hard year. Friends I have had since college, or even childhood, could not understand my […]

Deployment Honesty: More is Better

By • Feb 16th, 2009 • Category: Communication, Featured, Relationships

I really felt it was important to know as much as possible about Mark’s deployment – both the good and the bad. Yes… there were times when it was hard to move on with my day, see patients and pretend ‘life is great’ when I just heard from my husband that they were hit with […]

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