This year my husband and I will be apart for both of our birthdays. His birthday is in the fall, mine in winter. I found myself feeling less than creative when it came to putting together the perfect gift that could travel thousands and thousands of miles.
Here is what I knew not to send:
While this is not an exhaustive list, here are some tips to get you started the next time you are planning a long distance birthday celebration for your loved one:
Being apart for special occasions like birthdays is never easy. We miss our loved ones so much it can make our heart hurt from the separation. The good news is this time apart is only temporary and we can look forward to the future with great anticipation for the day when we are reunited! This experience allows us to appreciate those special moments even more then they are home.
I'm always amazed and impressed at the creativity of military spouses. Please share your tips and ideas on how you figured out a way to still celebrate your loved one's birthday while they were down range, in the field, out to sea, in the air or under the ocean.
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