Monday, April 22, 2013

10 Signs You're Raising a Military Child

...Your children have at least one souvenir from a Middle Eastern country.

..your child has a red/white/blue outfit to wear to military functions, pictures, and/or on the 4th of July.

...Your child can name every military vehicle on your base.

...Your baby can nap through live fire or jets flying overhead.

...Your child's best friend lives at least three states away.

...Your child stands still as a statue when he/she hears the National Anthem.

...You child has been scolded for not standing at attention for the National Anthem.

...At one time your child thought his deployed parent lived in a computer.

...Your child casually mentions he could hear the bombs going off all day at school like it's normal.

...Your toddler calls the iPad "Daddy" or "Mommy".

BONUS...your child makes friends faster than anyone you've ever met!

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  1. Military kids are some of the best kids. :)

  2. I love this!! Bubba is going to be going through some of these things someday... already has with some others ;)

  3. AMEN. Wyatt isn't ready for half of these but I completely love it nonetheless.

  4. Awww, cute but kinda sad at the same time! Much respect to you amazing military families!!!

  5. #11 - Has at least 5 "Uncles" or "Aunts" who aren't actually related to you....

    Katie has the middle eastern souvenir (coke can from Bahrain), and a blanket from Iwakuni, she also can also nap at my mom's house while Camp Lejeune bombs everything & anything.