Deployment is a word that all military spouses and military families dread to hear. When my husband came home to our barely moved in house with news of his deployment to Afghanistan, I was devastated. Though we received terrible news, we also felt incredible joy that same week. I was pregnant with our first child. We were overjoyed by this news but it also meant that my husband would be away the first eight months of our son’s life.
The dreaded day arrived too soon. There I stood four months pregnant, feeling both scared and worried, on a warm sunny August day getting ready for our tearful goodbye. Being a military spouse, you know that you will...
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