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 like something that...

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 children were...

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...

11 Nourishing Foods for Nursing Moms

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If you're a nursing mama, chances are that you know the struggle of an increased appetite and the never-ending urge to eat. And hey,...

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...

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...

Is Homeschooling Right For Your Military Family?

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As more and more people join the homeschooling bandwagon, it’s normal to wonder if it would work for you. Let’s face it, one reason...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Bringing History to Life When You...

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For years, I have heard people say how much they disliked history growing up. It was my least favorite subject in school seems to...

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...

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...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Homeschooling a Military Child

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Yes! You've made the decision to start homeschooling a military child, your military child —congrats! Now you have some decisions to make, and you...

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 into the...

The Real Mom’s School Guide

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Have you seen what parents are packing in their kids’ lunch boxes lately? The ratio of time spent preparing versus time spent eating has...

Spouse Spotlight: Meg Flanagan of MilKidsEd

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MilKidsEd fearless leader and Massachusetts-born Meg Flanagan wears many hats. She's Mom, a runner, teacher, avid reader, maker of fabulous soups, wife, military spouse,...

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....

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 that increase...

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...

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 they aren't...

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...

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...

Keeping the School Rhythm through the Holidays

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In our house, winter break is something we look forward to. It’s a time without crazy schedules filled with family, fun, and relaxation. Pushing pause...

Adjusting Parenting Styles After Your Spouse Comes Home

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You just made it through six (or more) months of your spouse being on another continent — months of sleepless nights, screaming kids, household...

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 color and...

4 Ways to Keep a Military Parent Connected

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As military spouses, we get what we signed up for. We've learned that workdays often frequently start before 9 a.m. and blow right by...

Kids’ Christmas Gifts that Aren’t Things

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It's the hap-happiest time of the year, but let's be real — you're looking at the toys your children already have and think, "We cannot bring...

Compassion For All Moms

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The moment I hit Submit, I felt relief and satisfaction for sharing such a personal story with other moms. I was confident they would...

How to Thrive While Your Spouse Works Nights

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The military can come with crazy hours for your spouse — sometimes they work day shifts, and other times your spouse works nights (sometimes all...

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...

Surviving the 2018 Japan Floods: Part 2

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We landed and sprinkles — nothing more, no ferocious pelting rain — dotted the window on the row-20 window of our Japan Airlines flight. Carry-ons...

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 our calendars...

How to Successfully Garden with Kids

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Once upon a time, growing food was commonplace. During World War II, Victory Gardens were in front yards, windowsills, and pots. Seventy years later,...

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...

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 start. Tourists...

Surviving the 2018 Japan Floods: Part 4

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Never having pumped my own gas in Japan before, that could have easily have been the most eventful part of my day on any...

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...

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....