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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”

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The Ultimate Guide to Swimming Safety For Kids

Guest Post By Jenny Silverstone from Mom Loves Best Are you worried the lifeguard will have to give you CPR this summer for cardiac arrest while you worry over your child’s safety while she’s swimming? Do you wonder what you can do to prevent your child from drowning? Water safety, especially for young children, isContinue Reading “The Ultimate Guide to Swimming Safety For Kids”