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10 Reasons All Military Parents Are Super Heroes

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6. They Deal With Missed Birthdays And Holidays Like Champs

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Just like a military parent might miss the birth of their child, they are also likely to miss any number of holidays and birthdays. They say it’s all part of the job. I say it’s all part of why these families are made of Awesome.

7. They Are Raising Brag-Worthy Kids

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All the military kids I’ve ever met have been SUCH great kids. Resilient, humble and well-adjusted even if they are changing schools every few years. That takes some fantastic parenting.

8. They Are So Freaking Brave

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While I am a total wuss about stomping out a spider, military parents are so brave in the face of the uncertain. I could definitely stand to take some lessons.

9. They Make New “Mom Friends” Easily

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In a time where so many of us struggle to make mom friends, military parents are incredible at banding together and helping each other out. Often, they are all out-of-towners and they are amazing at reaching out and supporting fellow military families.

10. They Do Reunions Better Than Anyone

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Watching military reunion videos is basically the most wonderful “reality TV” you could ever watch.

Thank you, military families- for all that you do. I would throw a parade for each and every one of our returning service men and women if I could- goodness knows they deserve it.

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