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5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

It’s inevitably. Eventually, some time in your life you will end up on a road trip with your kids either out of necessity or pleasure. Hopefully, it’s the latter. Because who wants to be forced into a 14 hour road trip with three kids? Not […]

Mahalo Hawaii: Our final goodbyes a year later

  We have been back on the mainland for almost a year now. Time as past by so fast, I can’t even remember last week. I think we are finally over ever obstacle that we have faced… Well almost. There is this little thing called a […]

How Do I Set Up My Child’s Services at Our New Duty Station?

The dust is finally starting to settle down on our pcs roller coaster ride. The boxes are almost unpacked and I’m starting to get the layout of the land. The first important step I need to take next is to set up our children’s services. […]

A Summer Abroad

Is it over yet? Is it time to pawn my children off at school and take more than a 3 minute power nap? If I fall asleep on the toilet one more time I might commit myself. Our summer break has been anything but; however, […]

Stuck on a Ride We Can Never Get Off- Tricare’s ABA Policy in the News Again

We, as parents of children with special needs, boarded this roller coaster of emotion sometime back, assumed at one point we could get off. Ok, maybe I am the only parent who thought this and now reality has adjusted my once jaded view, but I […]

Count Your Blessings; no ER Trip This Time

Well about 4 years ago we packed up our home and moved to Hawaii. We were idealistic and thought this would be an adventure of a lifetime. Id never thought I’d move away from my home Midwestern state and here I was, with kids in […]

Tricare ABA; Let’s Beat a Dead Horse

Yes, I know. We have touched on this topic before…like 10 times. You read it in your social media feeds almost daily with all the changes, laws, and rants about it. So why am I sitting here wasting your time again? For the same reasons […]

So You Had a Baby? That’s Good: The Story of SB’s Birth

Oh, the fabled birthplan. Sometimes I think it’s a unicorn that can poop rainbows and other times it’s as reliable as the sun rises in the sky. All my birth plans read the same. It was the epidural, epidural, epidural, pain intervention, knock my over […]