Military Kids/Special Needs Parents/Family Reviews

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”

Guest Blogs Military Kids/Special Needs

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”

Career/Education

Should a 7th Grader Take the SAT?

My 7th grade brother took the SAT in January. Does that catch your attention? Perhaps I should have started with this instead: My 7th grade (much younger than me) brother just outscored the average high school senior on this January’s SAT. Perhaps my preoccupation with college readiness with my own students for the past decadeContinue Reading “Should a 7th Grader Take the SAT?”

Health/Beauty Military Kids/Special Needs

Giving our Kids a Better Chance at Health

Children are like sponges. As early as infancy, they begin soaking up everything around them. They are constantly on the prowl for new and exciting stimulation, they touch everything, taste everything and ask about every noise. Their endless energy keeps them moving way beyond what we adults can keep up with. They are desperate toContinue Reading “Giving our Kids a Better Chance at Health”