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The things that matter most.

The things that matter most.

Whether you decide to thank a veteran, active service member, or family member this Veteran’s Day is completely up to you. As the wife of a soldier, I can tell you that being part of the military is not simply a career choice but a way a life. It is a choice that we recommit to each and every day, and like all choices there are both benefits and challenges. Genuine gratitude from others for the sacrifices that military families make is greatly appreciated but never required.

Whether you decide to thank a veteran, active service member, or family member this Veteran’s Day is completely up to you. As the wife of a soldier, I can tell you that being part of the military is not simply a career choice but a way a life. It is a choice that we recommit to each and every day, and like all choices there are both benefits and challenges. Genuine gratitude from others for the sacrifices that military families make is greatly appreciated but never required.

"Our children are watching us live and what we are shouts louder than anything we can say."

"Our children are watching us live and what we are shouts louder than anything we can say."

DATE CHANGE: Our #every15minutes rally to #stopchildabuse will be held on Friday, April 28th. Same time, same place. Help spread the word! Register here: every15.eventbrite.com  #ChildAbusePreventionMonth

DATE CHANGE: Our #every15minutes rally to #stopchildabuse will be held on Friday, April 28th. Same time, same place. Help spread the word! Register here: every15.eventbrite.com #ChildAbusePreventionMonth

On Wednesday, April 26, we are coming together to stand up and send a clear message that child abuse must be stopped, as part of our #every15minutes campaign for #ChildAbusePreventionMonth. Register now at every15.eventbrite.com!

On Wednesday, April 26, we are coming together to stand up and send a clear message that child abuse must be stopped, as part of our #every15minutes campaign for #ChildAbusePreventionMonth. Register now at every15.eventbrite.com!

We all know there’s no such thing as a perfect parent, but if you’re doing at least a few of the things on this list, then rest assured—you’re doing great! Parenting is #TheToughestJob

We all know there’s no such thing as a perfect parent, but if you’re doing at least a few of the things on this list, then rest assured—you’re doing great! Parenting is #TheToughestJob

April is ‪#‎ChildAbusePreventionMonth‬. The Children’s Trust leads statewide efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect by supporting parents and strengthening families.

April is ‪#‎ChildAbusePreventionMonth‬. The Children’s Trust leads statewide efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect by supporting parents and strengthening families.

"Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities." —Gary Smalley

"Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities." —Gary Smalley

#SheInspires | Frechic Austin, Founder of Single Parent Support Group, From Lemons to Lemonade. "I feel like a great mom when my children tell me that I am. They are all that matters. I love when people in the community say that I’m a good mom but it means the most to me when my kids tell me. I’m doing it all for them."

#SheInspires | Frechic Austin, Founder of Single Parent Support Group, From Lemons to Lemonade. "I feel like a great mom when my children tell me that I am. They are all that matters. I love when people in the community say that I’m a good mom but it means the most to me when my kids tell me. I’m doing it all for them."

Together, we can stop child abuse. Learn how you can help at every15.org. #stopchildabuse #every15minutes

Together, we can stop child abuse. Learn how you can help at every15.org. #stopchildabuse #every15minutes

Stand up and speak out to stop child abuse! Join us during Child Abuse Prevention Month. #every15minutes #stopchildabuse

Stand up and speak out to stop child abuse! Join us during Child Abuse Prevention Month. #every15minutes #stopchildabuse

Incredible wisdom from a parent at one of our ‪#‎FamilyCenters‬.

Incredible wisdom from a parent at one of our ‪#‎FamilyCenters‬.

"If you want to change the world, go home and love your family."

"If you want to change the world, go home and love your family."

Did you know that HALF of child hot car deaths are from a caregiver forgetting that there was a child in the car? While many parents think it might never happen to them, there are some tips and habits that can help ensure that it never does. The best we can do, together, is to SPREAD THE WORD. Check out our #NotEvenForAMinute campaign page for graphics to use on social media.

Did you know that HALF of child hot car deaths are from a caregiver forgetting that there was a child in the car? While many parents think it might never happen to them, there are some tips and habits that can help ensure that it never does. The best we can do, together, is to SPREAD THE WORD. Check out our #NotEvenForAMinute campaign page for graphics to use on social media.

#Every15Minutes, one child is confirmed abused or neglected in Massachusetts. You can help!

#Every15Minutes, one child is confirmed abused or neglected in Massachusetts. You can help!

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