Sunday, August 7, 2011

Praise for the real heroes!

Sorry I've been out of commission for a bit. My niece and her four kids came to stay with me this week. Her husband is stationed in Afghanistan and her eight yr old has Autism. She has a super hard row to hoe all by herself. I don't know how she does it when her three yr old and one yr old baby take so much energy. She's my new hero.

So say a little prayer on her behalf because they still have eight years to go before her husband retires and gets out of the military. Hoo Rah!

14 comments:

Old Kitty said...

Your neice is truly amazing. I'm lighting a candle for her and her family in my heart. Take care
x

Lola X said...

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Carole Anne Carr said...

A wonderful amazing woman to cope with all that!

Carole Anne Carr said...

A wonderful amazing woman to cope with all that!

Carole Anne Carr said...

A wonderful amazing woman to cope with all that!

ladydragonfly said...

Bless your niece's heart. I will be thinking you your family and lighting a candle. Military life is not easy. The sacrifices the families make are every bit as heroic as the soldiers themselves. Bless them all.

Blaze McRob said...

An amazing woman with a heart of gold! Let's hope the idiots in Washington don't water down the benefits for them!

Blaze

Rob-bear said...

Blessings and Bear hugs to your niece, living with her children and the related challenges.
Blessings and Bear hugs to you for having her/them with you for a week.

James Garcia Jr said...

Thanks for sharing that, Melissa. When my silly little problems begin to act all monumental, I will think of your niece, her precious little ones and their father who makes it so I can have my freedoms to have my words published and read by anyone who wishes to.

-Jimmy

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Most people don't realize the struggles of military families. It's a tough life sometimes.

manthy said...

I think it is important to take a break now and again, it helps to clear your mind....Hoo Rah indeed.

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anthony stemke said...

God bless your neice's family. Admire the husband for his service; admire the wife for caring for the autistic child. I'll bet she does it stoically.

Rachel Brooks said...

Wow! I don't know how she does it all by herself either. Three cheers for your niece!

I noticed you are currently reading Uglies. I just picked that book up from the library! It looks really good :)

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