The Life After "Trust Me"

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Married to my best friend since 2004, mother to a sweet little girl born in January '08 and a handsome little boy born in July '10! I love to organize and take pictures; but most of all I LOVE sports, especially baseball!

Marcella is a winner of Top 25 Military Moms - 2013

What's a tip for celebrating a holiday or milestone with your kids when your partner isn't able to be there?

Celebrate the way you would if your spouse was there. Make sure you include your child's favorite picture, stuffed animal, daddy doll, etc that reminds them of there absent parent. Always mention how much they miss them and love them.

What have you learned about parenting from living in different places?

Quite often you lean on your own parents when you become a parent yourself and you can't do that as easily when you live thousands of miles away. FInd another mom/parent that you can swap mom time with.

What are your best tips for traveling with kids?

Make lists, buy special new activities and snacks for just the trip, but most importantly; be flexible.