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 […]
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!
What The School Liaison Officer Can Do For You
Every base has one. A School Liaison Officer.
Military Interstate Children's Compact: What's the Big Deal?
As you move around the country, and world, with your MilKids, it can seem daunting and confusing to keep switching your child’s schools. Not every school, even Department of Defense schools on military bases, understands how to work with military kids. Luckily, there is the Military Interstate Children’s Compact.
How to Prepare your Child's School for a Deployment
We are military families, and deployments or extended separations are something that we deal with as part of our lives.