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Kim Rabb

Blog Entries by Kim Rabb

Expect The Unexpected Arrival When Your Soldier Comes Home

(4) Comments | Posted May 29, 2012 | 12:56 PM

As a military spouse, people think I'd know how deployments go when a soldier comes home from their overseas tour. It seems that my norm is when my husband comes home I have been in the 'soon to move' mode or in the active scampering packing and get everything done...

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Support Nonprofits and our Military Children

(23) Comments | Posted April 18, 2012 | 8:50 AM

While attempting to register my children for an Operation Purple Camp, which connects military children going through similar emotional and psychological challenges, I learned that the program had been cut significantly.

Last year, I had five to six dates and locations from which to choose within my home...

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A Military Child's Ultimate Sacrifice

(5) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 5:24 PM

April is Military Children's Month, yet many of us have never thanked a child for giving up a parent, grandparent or other dear relative, sometimes for a year or more.

We have six children, ranging from nine years old to 25. The older four live in our home state...

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A Silent Epidemic: Spousal Abuse is the Military's Best Kept Secret

(12) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 9:35 AM

I recently spoke with a military spouse in a 13-year marriage who has been suffering physical and emotional abuse for 11 of those 13 years.

All three of her children ages 11, 13 and 15, have all seen and felt the devastating effects of a violent home. The saddest...

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