Military Kids/Special Needs

Important Life Lessons to Teach Teens by Age 16

Do your kids think they know everything? If so, they might be teenagers. Or, at least, they’re on their way. But even though teens may look and act like full-grown adults, they aren’t. Their brains are still developing, and they need guidance from the adults in their lives. That’s where you come in. There areContinue Reading “Important Life Lessons to Teach Teens by Age 16”

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The Benefits of Being a Military Brat

Serving in the military is a challenging experience which offers many opportunities for personal growth. Being the child of someone in the service can be just as rewarding, and just as challenging. Affectionately known as military brats, the day-to-day realities of life in the armed services put unique pressures on these children that teach themContinue Reading “The Benefits of Being a Military Brat”

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This School Year Help Your Child Help Himself

As military spouses, we’re no strangers to the road less traveled. For a final exam in a community college history class I taught a number of years back, I took the assessment road less traveled, and it has made all the difference in my understanding of the students with whom I have worked. Instead ofContinue Reading “This School Year Help Your Child Help Himself”

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Back to School in a New Town

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Briana Hartzell Transitioning from summer’s long days and endless playing is hard enough — add in a new town and a new school, and it can be nerve-wracking! The first and most important step in preparing for a new school year in a new town is to communicateContinue Reading “Back to School in a New Town”