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Today as I searched for Going-Away Invitations for our son's departure to Boot Camp, I came across entries on the Navy for Moms site that was filled with ideas for just this kind of party. Now I'm excited and have something to look forward to as I plan our son's party. Great ideas from journals with thoughts and photos from those attending to emails that I would paste in a journal.

If anyone has any other ideas that made their son's or daughter's party memorable, please let me know.

Thank you and blessings to all of you with loved ones serving our country.

Always A Mom

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Comment by Bellamom2 on June 4, 2012 at 9:19pm

Where is the site ? I would like to check into myself. Sounds great !

Comment by Anna Aviation Mom on June 4, 2012 at 9:30pm

I had post cards and had everyone write a quick note and i mailed them to my daughter in bootcamp... I also had a journal that everyone wrote her a message to read before she left to RTC. I bought all decorations at partycity.com 

Comment by Always a Mom on June 4, 2012 at 9:57pm

Thank you for your helpful ideas. Here's the website that had more ideas about going-away parties. It's an old one from Navy for Moms--http://www.navyformoms.com/forum/topics/1971797:Topic:311069. The first comments were posted in 2008 and there were some additional ones in 2011. I'm going to partycity.com now!

Good to meet you both, here. Looking forward to the support of all of you great Moms!

Comment by Anna Aviation Mom on June 5, 2012 at 7:41pm

Oh ya our party for our sailor was called, "See you soon future Sailor" 

Comment by MamaLamaDingDong: AO/Pensacola on June 6, 2012 at 4:46pm

There's a great site called pinterest.com that has ideas and posts on everything under the sun! I am on it daily getting ideas for parties, weddings, etc. check it out! Just attended a going away party for my friends son into the Army. They had rubber bracelets made in camo colors that had his name on them and gave them to everyone to remind them of him.

Comment by Always a Mom on June 6, 2012 at 9:31pm

What a great idea! I love the bracelet idea. I'm getting so many great ideas from you Moms. You're awesome!

Comment by Always a Mom on June 7, 2012 at 7:10pm
Thank you LadyHawk-ND
Comment by Always a Mom on June 10, 2012 at 12:49am

I'm getting excited about our son's party. We just created the invitations and Hallmark is printing them. I'll print pictures later. We also ordered some wristbands for the guests~the say "JORDAN-US Navy 2012 Keep in your prayers." I have several decorations, will be picking up a journal and ordering balloons soon. It's good to get lost in this planning. It keeps me from thinking about him leaving in July!

Comment by Always a Mom on July 2, 2012 at 6:48pm

Just posted pictures of Jordan's party on my main page. Stop by and see them! It was a great celebration!

Comment by Patrick'sMom on February 11, 2013 at 7:46am

Thank you all for the wonderful ideas!  My son's party is coming up soon and you have inspired me so much! 

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