Career/Education Military Kids/Special Needs

Should We Set Military Standards for Our Children?

Standards are a way of life for the military: Military dress has standards, Physical Training tests, and even entry into the military itself has high literacy and fitness standards. High standards helps the US maintain a strong fighting force. For military children, standards may just provide the strong force in education to help give themContinue Reading “Should We Set Military Standards for Our Children?”

Military Kids/Special Needs

Five Last Minute Gifts for your Military Kid

If you are anything like me, occasionally there’s one elusive gift that you just can’t put your finger on; something to be the icing on the cake, the cherry on the sundae. You want the one little gift that will complete the grouping under the tree or fill the stocking just right. As a militaryContinue Reading “Five Last Minute Gifts for your Military Kid”

Military Kids/Special Needs

Do Our Military Kids Grow Up Too Fast?

Too often I find myself thinking about how the military lifestyle has affected me, a military spouse. My blog and many others I follow are directed toward military spouses and how we can overcome the difficulties of deployments, numerous moves, demanding schedules, single parenting, and the unpredictability that is military life. I get so wrappedContinue Reading “Do Our Military Kids Grow Up Too Fast?”

Homefront Military Kids/Special Needs

That Time of Year

It’s that inevitable time of year again. The time of year when every kid, despite when their birthday falls, ages another year. Back to School. It’s always a bittersweet time for me. I’m so proud of my children for the wonderfully kind, intelligent, and compassionate people that they are becoming, but at the same timeContinue Reading “That Time of Year”