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Facing Fear, Fidelity, and Finances: Keeping a Military Marriage Strong During Deployment

By Cathy Fair on March 2, 2017

Find out how one couple makes it work…and what they say is the key.

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Stateside But Not Simple: What Family Life is Like When Dad’s Not Deployed

By Cathy Fair on January 25, 2017

Having a parent deployed can be extremely tough on military families, but mom or dad having an assignment at home is no cakewalk either.

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“Super Man” Ships Out: When Daddy is Deployed – One Family’s Story

By Cathy Fair on January 20, 2017

What’s it like for families when Mom or Dad ships out? One family talks about the challenges.

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The Twelve Days of Christmas (According to One Lucky Elf)

By Cathy Fair on January 6, 2017

Yesterday marked the end of the official twelve days of Christmas, and today’s Epiphany makes me think of my own kind of epiphany this holiday season, thanks to Boot Campaign. We know it’s better to give than to receive –…

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Doorstep Deliveries of Joy – Santa Boots Makes One Family’s Christmas Possible

By Cathy Fair on December 20, 2016

In their darkest days, Santa Boots brings light to a deserving military family.

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Wrapping Up a Very Merry Christmas Surprise!

By Cathy Fair on December 13, 2016

Check out what’s on the way to brighten the holidays for deserving military families..and the great people who are making it all happen!

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Reading, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmetic, and Respect – Putting Patriotism in the Lesson Plan

By Cathy Fair on November 15, 2016

Boot Campaign teams up with teachers to make it easier to teach kids about Patriotism.

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Scarier Than Clowns… Talking to Your Kids About This Ghoulish Election

By Cathy Fair on October 27, 2016

Does this historically negative campaign have you spooked about how to talk about it with your kids? You’re not alone!

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Polls, Protests, and Halloween Candy – Surprising Ways to Teach your Kids Patriotism

By Cathy Fair on October 17, 2016

Check out these easy ways to help your kids be more patriotic.

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Prescribing Patriotism for More Virtuous Kids

By Cathy Fair on October 7, 2016

Want a magic potion to make your children more compassionate, grateful, and empowered…and less self-centered? Try patriotism!

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