MarineParents: Marine Family Network (MFN)

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Marine Moms Café

The MMCafé is a central hangout for all moms (and others) of Marines and is not restricted to just former Hotel Co. members.  Chartered by the moms of Hotel Co., MCRD SD, Oct. 21, 2011, who found during boot that a joy shared is doubled and a sorrow shared is halved, this group offers a central location for camaraderie and support for family members of Marines.
Drop by and share a cup of coffee with us.


Members: 464
Latest Activity: Apr 14

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Your Volunteer Moderator for this MFN group is 1~Keri (HCC_proud mom).  If you have questions or concerns about the group, please add Keri as a friend so you can talk with her directly, or ask in the forum below. 


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Discussion Forum

Son going to boot camp

Started by Mzinman. Last reply by LIV2CLIMB Feb 8. 26 Replies

From our lips to God's ears :)

Started by Liberty Belle. Last reply by Trigirl53 Jan 7. 1677 Replies


Started by alex2toes. Last reply by alex2toes Oct 13, 2016. 48 Replies

The Marine Mom Song

Started by Liberty Belle. Last reply by Cwcsg Jul 23, 2015. 36 Replies

Christmas Gift Ideas

Started by Tommie Lynn. Last reply by Liberty Belle Nov 1, 2014. 87 Replies

How can my Marine change his job/duty?

Started by Mamadog0311. Last reply by TigersGirl Mar 14, 2014. 29 Replies

New to Marine Moms Cafe

Started by jjamsk. Last reply by faithful Marine momwi Jan 21, 2014. 18 Replies

snips 'n snails

Started by alex2toes. Last reply by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM Nov 5, 2013. 13 Replies

Can't find graduation dates for 2014

Started by ♡Adam's♡ Proud Marine Mom. Last reply by 1~iansdad (Jeff) Aug 31, 2013. 1 Reply

The Care Package

Started by WestPlainsMom (Jan) Jul 19, 2013. 0 Replies

Thank our volunteers during National Volunteer Week

Started by Marine Parents Inc Apr 20, 2013. 0 Replies

Corpsman Mom's

Started by karenjorene. Last reply by alex2toes Mar 29, 2013. 3 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on February 20, 2017 at 9:38am

W2 are accessed by your Marine on the MyPay. web site.

This site is password protected so your Marine will need to access.

Comment by Gina on February 20, 2017 at 8:11am
Hello All. I hope all your Marines are doing well! Have any of you received your Marines W2 for 2016?
Comment by Trigirl53 on January 8, 2017 at 8:20am
Good morning rt teacher!
Thankyou so much for your sweet....and timely note! "Let go and let God" has very much been my mantra...helps!
Congrats on your beautiful family :)
Comment by rt techer on January 7, 2017 at 6:59pm

It gets better girls, I promise.  My son is now in is second  four and yes I miss him but he is married now and has two little ones.  That's what makes the journey so special.  I can't believe what a wonderful, responsible young man he has become.  My motto...Let go and let God 

Comment by Trigirl53 on January 7, 2017 at 6:34pm
I sure do understand ;) Doesn't it seem like just yesterday that we "met" on MFN?
Time sure does fly...I'm so proud of them :)
Comment by Milimom2 on January 7, 2017 at 6:07pm
It definitely is hard to remember he is no longer my little boy. He does his best at reminding me that he is a young man. He is learning his way and I am here for support. But, I REALLY JUST MISS HIM!!
Comment by Trigirl53 on January 7, 2017 at 6:03pm
I miss mine,too...tho it's only been a few days ;) I'm trying to hold back from too many texts, etc...he does have a bad cough that he's had awhile- strongly "suggested" he get it checked ASAP before it gets worse. Again, trying to not be "that" mom and leave the action up to him ( he is an independent Marine now, afterall) It's a learning process?! ;)
Hang in there momma- you'll see him soon enough <3
Comment by Milimom2 on January 7, 2017 at 5:34pm

My son sent me pics of his first snowfall. I'm trying to be strong, but I miss him a whole lot. He came home for Christmas with negative days and won't have enough leave days til next Christmas. I will definitely go visit, I'm hoping he will be in VA for a while after training as opposed to overseas.

Comment by Trigirl53 on January 7, 2017 at 5:19pm
Ahhh...gotcha! My son did say that evenings are really cold and windy.
We're looking at 5 inches of snow ;)
Comment by Milimom2 on January 7, 2017 at 11:16am
Warmth is relative. CA Natives are babies when it comes to weather. Right now, it's cold and raining. We are in for a series of rain storms. I use the word "storm" loosely.

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