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#MilitaryMonday: Embracing and Empowering Spouses of Our Fallen Heroes

April 25, 2016
What happens when your world turns upside down with one knock on the door? The Special Ops Survivors Network steps in to build resiliency and offer community.
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#MilitaryMonday: Military Kids are the Force of the Future

April 25, 2016
No, not that “Force”... the “ Force of the Future” , a hot topic recently within military circles, as Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has advocated a host of changes he hopes will bring the military personnel system into the 21st century. Secretary Carter called upon the Pentagon “ to think outside...
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#MilitaryMonday: Is TRICARE Really Caring for Military Children?

March 28, 2016
There are two million military children in the United States and overseas locations. Like all children, Uncle Sam's kids, have health issues that need medical attention, but not all their needs are being met through TRICARE. What can we do to change this?
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Babywearing saved me: How I survived my worst days. #MilitaryMon

March 14, 2016
As a momma to 5 active little monkeys, babywearing has become essential for me to successfully get through each day. More times than not I have at least one child on my front, back, or side. Sometimes I have 2 on me. Sometimes even 3! But I didn't start my journey as a mom this way. Sure I'd use a...
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#MilitaryMonday: The Shocking Truth of Military Families and Hunger

February 29, 2016
In January, Abby Leibman testified before Congress about hunger among military families to help shed light on this important but often-ignored issue.
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#MilitaryMonday: Drowning in Child Care Costs? Here’s Your Lifesaver!

February 15, 2016
Child care can give military families a huge sticker shock. Luckily there are programs, like Child Care Aware, that can help!
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#MilitaryMonday: A New Series By and For #MilFams!

February 8, 2016
Welcome to #MilitaryMonday! As a veteran, military spouse, and mother of two school-aged children, I am excited to be a part of this new MomsRising blog series. The military community regularly faces unique challenges. Our mission is to create a space where we can lift up military voices in honor...
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Testifying before Congress on hunger in #milfams - Military Monday

January 11, 2016
We have big news from MAZON ! MAZON been called to testify before Congress as an expert witness on the too-often ignored topic of hunger among military and veteran families. Who : Abby J. Leibman, MAZON President & CEO; and Erika Tebbens, a former military spouse who struggled with food...
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Working Mom and #MilSpouse Speaks Out for Tax Credits For Families

November 10, 2015
Working moms are never off the clock. Our working days are bookended by packing kids’ lunches in the morning and reading bedtime stories at night. We put in a lot more than a full day’s work and every dollar we work for is hard earned. This is even more true for military families like mine. We know...
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