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Month of the Military Child: 6 Books for Children

During the Month of the Military Child, it’s important to recognize that your child serves and sacrifices, too. Military children often go without the love and support of their parents while one, and sometimes both, serve overseas. They transition schools an average of between six and nine times during the course of their academic careers,Continue Reading “Month of the Military Child: 6 Books for Children”

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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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5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids (Without all the Nagging)

How often do you find yourself asking your kids to do something? Especially when it is something that is clearly NOT their interests? It can be frustrating and to the point where the only way they understand is if you are either raising your voice or losing your mind. Don’t stress, we’ve all been there. Rethink YourContinue Reading “5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids (Without all the Nagging)”