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Lap board V 53 left a comment for KristenS
"Just joined would love to have another mom to message with,it's so hard."
Oct 19, 2014
Lap board V 53 left a comment for KristenS
"New to this site.was so glad to see where we could connect with other moms as well.From Ky"
Oct 19, 2014
KristenS commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Illnesses & Injuries at Boot Camp
"Hello, everyone. I haven't been here in a while. My recruit was sent home to heal after her knee injury failed to progress as we expected. She is working toward a return as soon as possible. I'm not sure that will be in her future, but…"
Aug 22, 2014
KristenS replied to 1~alwaysf8hful (Pam)'s discussion Platoon 4026 in the group MCRD Parris Island: August 8, 2014 – Golf & Papa Company
"Sorry to hear this fishe98jp. I'm very glad she is ok, though. Allergic reactions, especially anaphylaxis, are not fun and can be terribly serious, terribly quickly. Thank God she recovered and will be home. That focus and determination that…"
Jul 23, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Oh, no! I haven't been on in a while and hopped on for updates today to see Robert's terrible news. I'm so sorry you have to go through this, Robert. I know it is incredibly difficult to lose a much-loved pet. Hang in there. We are…"
Jul 23, 2014
KristenS commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Illnesses & Injuries at Boot Camp
"Chelsea is still in FRP. I sent her some PT exercises specific to her new diagnosis, at her request. She is still thinking she will be separated, but every time they evaluate her, they push off that decision another week or two. I'm taking that…"
Jul 23, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Good morning everyone. Already have 1 training completed. 3 more and a staff meeting to go. :-P Then I'm having a fun weekend with the son and the bf. Hopefully they will get along. lol... Concert at Busch Gardens tomorrow night. Maybe the…"
Jul 18, 2014
KristenS replied to 1~alwaysf8hful (Pam)'s discussion Platoon 4026 in the group MCRD Parris Island: August 8, 2014 – Golf & Papa Company
"Yep. I'm in the illness/injury group. My daughter injured her knee at the end of week 3 and we've been on the FRP roller coaster ever since. (I never did like roller coasters...)"
Jul 18, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"It's 87 here at 6 pm. I can't even imagine 55 right now. Brrrrrr"
Jul 17, 2014
KristenS replied to 1~alwaysf8hful (Pam)'s discussion Platoon 4026 in the group MCRD Parris Island: August 8, 2014 – Golf & Papa Company
"Sorry to hear that, fishe98jp."
Jul 16, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"LOL. Me neither. :-)"
Jul 14, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Eat protein, Robert. Lean protein. That will avoid the muscle issues. Turkey breast or chicken breast, tuna, lean steak, liver... These and a salad (no dressing or 1 T low-fat dressing), with lots of water. Keep up the good work!"
Jul 14, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I'm pretty sure all of the kitties had the same "kitty daddy", as my daughter called him. lol Maybe it was a "sister wives" kind of thing. :-) And thanks for the well wishes. I'm hoping she is able to finish. This is…"
Jul 11, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I ended up being the "cat whisperer" last spring, for some weird reason. I am allergic, but take meds, since I do love cats. We normally have one or two around. Our kitty had passed away and we had 4 strays who took up residence in our…"
Jul 11, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Thanks, I will. So did I miss it or are we still waiting for pictures of 4th of July lighted accessories??"
Jul 11, 2014
KristenS replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Willow, great minds think alike. Beef stew at my place tonight, also. I was gonna do cornbread, but frittatas sound awesome!! So my daughter is supposed to be re-evaluated today. She may be getting sent home. I'm on pins and needles hoping my…"
Jul 11, 2014

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At 12:48pm on October 19, 2014, Lap board V 53 said…
Just joined would love to have another mom to message with,it's so hard.
At 12:44pm on October 19, 2014, Lap board V 53 said…
New to this site.was so glad to see where we could connect with other moms as well.From Ky
At 1:36pm on May 12, 2014, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

Welcome to MFN, KristenS.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN. 

 

Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not receive it please comment back to me on my profile page and I’ll send it to you.

 

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They are in place to provide a safe and OpSec compliant environment for Recruit and Marine families to connect and share. Content not complying with our guidelines will be deleted.

 

Here are a few links to main message board groups to help you get started

 

the Boot Camp/Poolee board  has general topics and a group for every graduation date (ship date listed to right in title) where you can meet others who have a Recruit with yours:

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/recruit-bootcamp

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All of our message board categories fall under the heading of the GROUPS tab at the top of the page or look for “GROUP CATEGORIES” along the right side about ¼ of the way down.

 

Looking for information about Boot Camp – check here: 
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We also have a live scheduled chat:

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If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to comment back to me.

 

 

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