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Involuntarily Separated

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My Involuntary Separation On my last deployment to the Middle East, I was on a military extension for time. I was supposed to End Active Service (EAS) in October of 2017, but thanks to a deployment starting in early July of the same year, the military saw fit to extend me to support the unit with military operations; I was beyond happy about that, honestly. However, on deployment, the conversations with higher headquarters (HHQ) and career planners were either, “It’s…

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Parents at the playground.

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Parents, what’s with most of them out there!? During my trip to the park last weekend and it was packed, kids aimlessly walking around or confusingly playing, overprotective parents continuously telling their children not to climb on this or that, too high over there, slow down, and any other non-progressive learning points that should be occurring for children ranging from two to 12 years old! So here’s my perspective: LET. THEM. FALL. Let them crash. Let them feel pain. It’s…

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JustBeingDad

JustBeingDad

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] So, why am I doing this? I have been looking for a way to spend more time with my family through travel and adventure, teaching life skills or exploring musical talents, and finding myself; as my previous employment consumed both my time and family by becoming intertwined within it. I’d also love to share with the world my perspectives of family life and parenting, fitness…

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