Help young readers explore the service and sacrifice made by POW/MIA troops throughout history. N is for Never Forget breaks the concepts into easy to understand chunks. Perfect for home and school!
The Challenge is On for a Stress Free PCS
Join the Stress Free PCS School Transition Challenge and change how you move with your military child. This free opportunity will give your military family all the tools you need to have a smoother PCS!
Have a Smooth School Move with Your PCS School Binder
Sick of stressing over your military move with kids? Make it easier with the PCS School Binder, from the PCS School Transition Challenge and MilKids Ed!
Why Spring is the Best Time to Hire an Education Advocate for Military Families
We’re in the last major stretch of the school year. If you’re facing problems at school, it might seem like it’s too late to get the help you need. It’s never too late! And spring might be one of the best times for military families to hire an education advocate. Why Spring is the Best […]
6 Ways an Education Advocate Can Help Your Family Succeed at School
When you’re overwhelmed at your child’s school, adding an education advocate to your team can help your family. It’s not just IEPs and special education either. No matter where you are hitting a roadblock, an education advocate could be the answer to your problems. 6 Ways an Education Advocate Can Help Your Family Succeed at […]
Why Hiring a School Search Concierge is Perfect for Military Families
You might need a School Search Concierge…and not even know it! Every day, my Facebook feed is flooded, and I mean overflowing, with one kind of question: “I’m moving to XYZ. Which school should I send my kids to?” It’s a totally valid question. Just not one that you should ever rely on Facebook to […]
14 Things Every Military Family Should Look for in a School
“What do I look for in a school?” is what pretty much every military family is asking right now. Every parent I’ve ever worked with has asked me that question. It’s super tricky to pin down the things that make a great school. Is it location? Area demographics? Extras? Curriculum? Honestly, it’s all of those […]
Why Every Military Family Should Have a School PCS Binder
You probably already have one or two or a billion PCS binders kicking around your house. Somewhere. But did you know you should have a school PCS binder too? Instead of throwing even more papers into your already overcrowded PCS binder, make mini-binders to handle only the school stuff.
Got Orders? PCS Proof Your Military Child’s School Transition
Those PCS order just hit…cue the insanity. If you’re moving with school-aged children, the process just got a whole lot harder. School transitions are super hard! Not only are you moving all of your things and your family, you’re also going to be searching for schools. With so many options out there, it’s a lot […]
The Military Family’s Ultimate Guide to the First Day of School
Shirts still have that new clothes smell. The sneakers are pristine and unscuffed. You even wrote a sweet little note for the lunch boxes. It’s the first day of school! Except that your kids are brand new to the area. You aren’t 100% on the best route to the school. Everyone is a little nervous […]
5 Ways to Celebrate MilKids in April
Happy Month of the Military Child!
OCONUS Schools: On-Base or Local?
When you move overseas, deciding where to enroll your kids in school can be challenging. Luckily, Lizann Lightfoot is here to help!
5 Reasons All MilKids Should Have Savings Accounts
Today I welcome Joseph Montanaro, a Certified Financial Planner with USAA, as our guest blogger. JJ is a retired Lieutenant Colonel, USA, with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. To check out JJ’s impressive bio, click here!
Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!
Military Spouse: person married to a service member; doer of all the things: cooking, cleaning, childcare, pet care, emergency home repairs, waiting; superhero.You, yes you, are amazing. You do it all, sometimes gracefully and other times not so much. Occasionally, you need some help. But stuff gets done. You support your spouse, near or far, […]
PCSing with MilKids: Tips and Tricks
It’s a whole new ballgame when you add a school-aged child to the PCS mix. However, there are ways to help smooth the transition.