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That Military Life

Posted on: May 23, 2020 | Community, Famillies, Friendship, Parenting, Relationships

Military mentality has been a part of my life, all of my life. My dad served in the Army, a Veteran of Desert Storm. I vividly remember moving state-to-state roughly every 3 years. I was proud of my dad for serving our country, although I never fully understood what he did in the Army. What I did know was that he was away a lot, and we moved…a lot. I . . .

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The Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted on: April 17, 2020 | Activity, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Safety

Covid-19. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Stay-at-home. Isolation. No school. Toilet paper shortage. Hand sanitizer shortage. Mandatory business closures. A dark strip. Layoffs. Limited support. Etc. Etc. Etc. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. March 18th changed the face of Las Vegas as we knew it. Lights on the world famous Strip went dark. Award-winning shows stopped. Concerts cancelled. Casinos locked their doors. We began to get a sense . . .

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Everybody’s Working For The Weekend

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Uncategorized

Thanks Loverboy! However, for many families, the weekends are just as busy (or even busier) than the weekends.  Did you know that taking the weekends to recharge can leave you even more drained? Find that time whether it be an hour here, a few hours there, or a whole day away to indulge. To indulge in Y.O.U! Your family loves YOU. Your little sleepless newborn babe loves you. You love . . .

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Missing A Matriarch

Posted on: November 22, 2019 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Loss, Love, Relationships

March 20, 2019, we lost our family matriarch. Susan Fanning was a respected, tough, traditional Italian woman who was born in Connecticut, and grew up in Arizona, before marrying and setting down to make a home her own family in Wyoming. Susan was revered and respected in her small Wyoming town, as the bank teller then, proofreader before retiring. Her family loved and respected her. I would watch my husband . . .

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5 Important Things You Should Do This Week

Posted on: May 1, 2019 | Community, Famillies, Friendship, Parenting

To do lists. Carpools and drivelines. Practices, dinners, homework, colleagues, meetings, etc etc etc. The neverending this and that. You know, the hustles and bustles of every life and it’s daily stresses. STOP! For a moment. Count your blessings, express your gratitudes, and be deliberate about what moves you make next. There are 5 things that you must do this week. I know, I know…I absolutely despise absolutes too. I . . .

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