Going back to school each Fall always requires some training. As parents we prepare for making lunches and having any easy system to get out the door each day. We get our kids back into routines that have slipped away during the summer months. In addition to our normal back to school preparations, this year we also need to be helping our kids get in the routine of wearing masks.[Read more…] about School and Masks: Is your child prepared?
Being a military spouse has so many sides to it. We all live different lives with our spouses, in different jobs and different branches. We all adjust to the changes differently, but there are a few common threads that tie us all together.
Each of us has to keep things going while our spouse is deployed.
Our children all have a piece of them that is missing while one of their parents is deployed.
Lack of sleep is also another common thread that binds us together, this can be crippling for you and your children.[Read more…] about Sleep Problems For Military Kids
Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and if you have a Dad (or spouse) who will be deploying after Father’s Day, it is the perfect time to get him something he will love and use while away from home. Or perhaps the Dad in your life is already deployed and you are searching for the perfect items to send as deployment gifts in your next care package. Look no further!
Here’s a wishlist of suggested gifts perfect for deployment, compiled by military Dads![Read more…] about 18 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Deploying Dads
Summer is here and we are so excited for all the outdoor fun that the season brings. We love the opportunity to spend time as a family doing activities together. Kayaking on the river, biking to our favorite picnic spots and spending hours in the pool or at the beach are some of our favorites.
Unfortunately though, summer in Florida also means we are surrounded by mosquitos and other biting insects that can put a damper on our good time.[Read more…] about Bite Away Bug Bites Device Saves Summer Fun
May is recognized as National Foster Care month. It is the perfect time pause and answer questions on how we, as military families, can play a part in bettering the lives of children and teens in the foster care system.
Whether you are called to foster or just want a way to help support kids and foster parents, there is a place for everyone to get involved and care for foster children![Read more…] about How To Support Foster Care In A Military Family