Supporting military families in need is important to Melissa Swift of Elizabethtown.
Swift, a military spouse of almost 16 years, took on the role in October of program manager for Operation Homefront Tennessee/Kentucky. The organization provides assistance to lower enlisted military and their families and wounded warriors.
Vine Grove resident Kimberly Mohammed is a U.S. Army veteran, La Leche leader, homeschool parent and author who, in 2010, faced the realization her 1½-year-old son, Kazi, was regressing developmentally.
I mean, I know it took long enough. But now I’m 33½ and have two young children of my own, I think it is time to call myself an adult. It didn’t happen when I turned 18, or 21 or when I got married. And it didn’t even happen when I became a mother.
As I think back to Christ-mases past, I recall the excitement and the anticipation of the guy coming down a chimney that we did not have. My Mom always told me that Daddy was going to get up and let Santa Claus in the front door by the tree.