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Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun

Most of us, if not all of us in the military, have lived away from family during the holiday seasons. We have all experienced the guilt of not being able to make it for the holidays or not being able to see everyone. We have all felt the anguish when our loved one missed aContinue Reading “Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun”

Mental Health/Wellness

Why Cats Make the Perfect Military Family Pet

Each year 3.4 million cats enter shelters across the nation. Taking one of them in could vastly improve not only their quality of life but yours as well. As a family with a member in the military, however, you may be wondering whether your lifestyle is suitable to pet ownership. While dogs require exercise and may beContinue Reading “Why Cats Make the Perfect Military Family Pet”

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Family Life After the Military: Job Seeking, Home Purchase and Financial Adjustments

An estimated 250,000 enlisted service members and officers return to civilian life each year. For these servicemen & women and their families, integrating into civilian life is not an easy task. Finding a job, relocating to a new home and making financial adjustments are some of the biggest challenges facing a military family. Intensive preparation and planning forContinue Reading “Family Life After the Military: Job Seeking, Home Purchase and Financial Adjustments”

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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”