So You Want to Take an Independent Study: Everything You Need...

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Two things are true about military life: it’s unpredictable and you need to be flexible. School calendars, if you know where you’ll be living...

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 of applications...

Worldschooling with the Wild Bradburys: 4 Ways to Get the Most...

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With a master's in Museum Science, museum-going has been a love of mine for a long time. Even the museums with the dullest of content...

Thank You, Military Spouse Sister Wives

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It's been several months since you uprooted your little family from a picturesque small town on the East Coast (or wherever) to sunny and...

The Best Hotels at Liberty Station for a Staycation while Stationed...

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When you think of San Diego, what comes to mind? Palm trees, sandy beaches, and quite possibly Ron Burgundy? (Question mark intended). A lesser-known...

Schooling on the Road: What I Packed and What I Should...

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As you all have learned by now, we are an avid homeschooling family who has taken to the open globe for a worldschooling experience....

Indivisible — A Military Marriage Built on Faith

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Remember back to the first military movie you watched. Maybe it was as a new military spouse; perhaps it was as a kid. Either...

9 Hacks for Valentine’s Day at School

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Remember Valentine's Day back in elementary school? You found the box of valentines in the seasonal aisle of Walmart with your favorite character on...

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 than not...

5 Ways to Keep Kids Connected to Grandparents When the Military...

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To those living the active-duty military experience, life is typically a revolving door of different homes and environments. And since Grandma and Grandpa can’t...

Surviving the TLF with Kids

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Let’s start by putting the wondering minds to rest, TLF stands for temporary lodging facility in military land, and there are three reasons why...

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 study the...

Are You Ready To Teach Your Teen To Drive? Probably Not.

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We all know the feeling of being a personal chauffeur for our kids. We drive them to practice, to friends' homes, the mall, ball...

5 Ways to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

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As the House Stark would say if he was not always wearing fur, and on an island somewhere - Summer is coming! Summer as...

How My Baby Helped Me Make Friends

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You know the phrase when it rains, it pours? Well, it might not rain in California, but for my husband and I, the move...

Is Your Child Ready to Sit in the Front Seat? Probably...

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Picture this: you’re loading up kids into your awesome minivan, counting heads as they all leave the house and making sure the dog isn’t...

Podcasts for Moms

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Podcasts are a fun way to absorb useful information, be inspired, or simply be entertained. But finding the right podcast can be intimidating. With...

Worldschooling with the WildBradburys: Combat Loneliness on the Road

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When I set out on this adventure, I was mostly concerned about the children's ability to make friends and feel included in this process....

Denmark Legoland Immersion

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In Northern Europe, you can find a small village of rural farms that goes by the name of Billund. Billund, Denmark still exists because...

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 out of...

When Moving Starts to Matter to the Military Kid

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Moving as a military kid wasn't too hard when they were in preschool and the early elementary years. As long as your family was...

We Don’t Do Thanksgiving

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Military life gives us so much to be thankful for — priceless travel opportunities, a ride-or-die framily, opportunities to remind ourselves just how strong...

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a White Noise Machine for...

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White noise has a sound frequency that lets babies fall sound asleep. The white noise machine comes with many advantages. It blocks out other...

The Unmatched Sibling Bond of Military Kids

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If there is an upside to packing up and moving around the globe every few years as military families do, it’s this: Those kids...

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 the ups...

5 Creative Dollar Store Preschool Activities

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You already love the dollar store for party and cleaning supplies (can we talk about LA's Awesome Cleaner?!), but did you know that you can...

7 Best Goody Bag Gifts for Kids

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Children at parties and occasions bring more happiness to any event. You can bring more joy to them by giving them goody bag gifts...

From Flight School to the Fleet: Things You Need to Know

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The platform has been selected. The final check ride was passed. The wings of gold are pinned. You all have made it: conquered flight school....

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 loving on...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with CNCF

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Daily Mom Military has partnered with Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation to help ensure that one day no...

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, and unknown...

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 to help...

How To Simplify Your Life With Kids

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Life with kids will always come with some complications, but it doesn’t need to be as rushed and chaotic as you’ve been living it....

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 are being...

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 around the...

Surviving the Japan Floods: Part 3

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From the invaluable perspectives of two people removed from the situation, it seemed best to navigate back to Higashihiroshima. I knew I could get...