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Military Brat Realities

I remember the first time I heard the term “military brat”. I couldn’t figure out why kids would willingly call themselves a brat. Growing up if you were called a brat, that meant you were not a very nice child. That’s certainly not something I would have wanted to be identified as, nor would IContinue Reading “Military Brat Realities”

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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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Month of the Military Child: 6 Books for Military 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 Military Children”

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The Military Child: Juggling Special Needs

By: Guest Blogger, Alicia Steele The Military Child: Juggling Special Needs April is the Month of the Military Child, and I have chosen to write on what is a very under-represented niche in the military community. I have a special needs son, and I feel like nobody ever talks about what it means to haveContinue Reading “The Military Child: Juggling Special Needs”