5 Military Spouse Conflict Resolution Tips

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Turn to the chapter on military spouse conflict resolution in your Military Spouse Handbook. Oh wait... there is no handbook to explain...

Does Your Child Have Testing Jitters? Here is How to Help...

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Students of all ages are faced with tests. Standardized tests, unit tests, and tests called assessments. Many students have testing jitters, but...

Overcoming Math Anxiety So Your Kids Don’t Catch It

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Throughout most of the school year, we worry about passing along the flu, stomach bugs, and other yucky conditions to our children...

Holiday Letter to the Mom with Estranged Parents

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The holidays are supposed to be a magical time, but for those with estranged parents and family members, the sight of grandparents...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: 3 Things to See on a...

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Europe is ripe with history, but to truly experience the sights and sounds of World War II, Germany is the place to...

Tips for Changing Schools Mid-year

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Being the new kid is always a challenge. Changing schools mid-year can present a different set of challenges altogether. Sometimes during mid-year...

Positive Thinking: 5 Ways to Create a Positive Mental Attitude

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When you live the life of a military spouse, it can sometimes feel like you're in a state of constant upheaval, transition,...

Why Your Child’s Sleep is so Important

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It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is telling you that there is yet another thing absolutely vital your child's health and...

6 Tips to Rock a Friendsgiving Feast

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When you are far from home and missing your family, holidays can be hard. Is it even Thanksgiving if you aren't huddled...

Does “Babies in Arms Are Welcome” Always Apply?

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For those of us that have chosen to have children the "Babies in Arms" concept is a constant reminder of our dual...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: What is Forest School?

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Far removed from the feral Mogli child in the forest stereotype, forest school is an immersion into natural landscapes. In nature, children can...

Teaching Compassion Through Days of Kindness

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It's safe to say that parents want to raise kind, considerate, and compassionate children to grow up to be helpful and contributing...

The Pros Of Procrastination: Yes, They Exist

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Tomorrow: (noun)--a mystical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation, and achievement is stored. AKA: A place where procrastination thrives. But...

Halloween Costume Ideas and Pro-Tips that Can Help Even the Busiest...

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Here we are. October is in full swing and your kids still don't have their Halloween costumes picked out. The kids have...

How to Care for the Caregiver: Tips from a Coastguardsman

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Cancer. One word from a doctor is all it took to thrust a hardworking Coast Guard pilot trying to finish flight school...

24 Fall Family Camping Essentials

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Cool breezes, falling leaves, and pumpkin spice a-plenty—autumn is in the air! What better way to usher in the season than with...

8 Simple Meals Kids Can Make Independently

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What mom wouldn't love for someone to help with the cooking? But, when given the option of having their own children be...

Where In The World Are We? A World Map Adventure

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“Mom, show me where I was born again please?” my middle child asked me while I was cooking dinner. My two oldest...

5 Ways to Ease the Emotional Burden of Motherhood

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Motherhood is a glorious, exhilarating, and fulfilling journey. It’s also exhausting. When a mother says she’s tired, she’s not really telling the...

5 Family Friendly Fall Break Ideas on the East Coast

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Fall is a beautiful time to be living on the East Coast. When the weather turns cooler, the leaves begin to change...

8 Ridiculously Easy Birthday Party Hacks

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Whether you're a seasoned party planner or a party planning newb, it's always nice to have a couple tricks up your sleeve...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Teaching Historical Tragedies to Young Kids

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Throughout Europe, tough subjects are a regular part of life and history. The people walk among the prior execution squares. Sites of...

5 Life-Saving Meal Planning Tips

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Do you find yourself rushing around a few times a week, scrambling to get dinners together for the family? And more often...

6 Ways to Celebrate Your Baby’s 1st Birthday That Aren’t Cake-Smashing

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The adorable props are set, a first birthday candle has been bought, the balloons tied to the mailbox gently sway, and gifts...

7 Ways to Teach Your Child How to Study

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Teaching your child how to study is the most important skill you can give them to carry on throughout their school years....

Let’s Talk About It: 5 Mental Health Resources on the Installation

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In February 2019, the U.S. Army released information gathered by researchers from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America citing several factors...

8 Things to Do When You Feel Defeated

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As a spouse, you experience many changes in the military life: permanent change of station (PCS), deployments, training separations, job changes for...

But All My Friends Have a Phone

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There are moments in your child’s life where all of a sudden you flashback to when they were in diapers. And as...

Birth and Postpartum Depression During Deployment

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Giving birth and struggling with postpartum depression during deployment is something that many mothers that marry into the military experience, including me....

Worldschooling with the Wild Bradburys: Learning to Read on the Road

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When I reflect on my childhood, much of it is filled with the stories I read. I spent hours of my daily routine reading...

4 Tips to Getting Dressed Every Day as a New Mom

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As a new mom, I struggled a lot in the beginning to make time for myself. Getting dressed every day seems...

Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed for Your Back to School...

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Back to school season is upon some of us already—if you're still looking at weeks of summer, just remember this conversation at...

12 Things to Make Packing Back to School Lunch Easier

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Back to school time has snuck up on all of us, and while we may have the new clothes and the school...

Manners for the Modern World

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In a world with endless technology, we can text and email with a device literally at our fingertips. There are a plethora...

Sanity-And-Happenings Manager: The New Definition of SAHM

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Why does “Stay-at-Home Mom” (SAHM) have such a negative connotation -- especially in a community where many spouses are rocking this title...

5 Money Saving Tips for Back to School

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It seemed like just yesterday we were in the mad dash of end of the school year activities and now we’re filling...