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Military Kids Are Not Brats- Month of the Military Child

  Most military children will say goodbye to more significant people by age 18 than the average person will in their entire lifetime. Most military kids don’t know how to answer the question: Where are you from? They’ll answer with … Continue reading

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Your Child’s Identity May Have Been Stolen

I was shocked to learn that more than 1 million children were victims of identity theft or fraud last year. According to the Federal Trade Commission, two-thirds of those victims were age 7 or younger. As soon as your child is assigned a social … Continue reading

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Strengthening Children – The Special Education Process

A guest post by Kimberly Wilkerson Family is everything. Two months ago, at the end of a 12+ year stint in the Portland, OR area, I packed up a house, a speech pathology career and a t-shirt business and moved … Continue reading

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Coalition Formed to Address Military Family Food Insecurity

Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) convenes top hunger- and food security-organizations to support military families facing food insecurity A newly formed coalition of service, advocacy, and education organizations has made combating food insecurity among military families a top priority. This coalition … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a Civilian Job? Four Tips for Veterans Facing a Career Change

Guest Post: For many military service members, transitioning out of the armed forces does not mean immediate retirement from work. Veterans often choose to pursue a second career after leaving the service to continue to support their family and gain … Continue reading

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SMALLFOOT – Yeti Or Not Here We Come! GIVEAWAY

As a military family on a budget, living overseas has provided us with opportunities to explore the world in ways we would not if we were stationed Stateside.  We’ve been very lucky to have lived overseas for about half of … Continue reading

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First Look- Operation Finale- A film about the capture of Adolf Eichmann

Operation Finale, a major motion picture starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac, tells the true story of Israel’s Mossad operation to hunt down and capture Holocaust evil mastermind Adolf Eichmann in 1960. The film premiered in New York earlier this … Continue reading

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United Through Reading: Face to Face While Miles Away

By Kara Dallman Military spouses and children face many unique challenges. The frequent moves, reassignments and deployments that many families experience mean that life is never simple or routine. The resiliency and strength of parents and children alike is outstanding … Continue reading

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Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs.

Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs. Military Family Advisory Network Hosts Solutions Summit in Honor of Fifth Anniversary Press Release— WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), a national non-profit of military … Continue reading

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Dogs Open Hearts- Giveaway

Westley the three-legged Wonderdog entered our family’s life on Mother’s Day 2013.  The three legged bouncing bundle of joy had lived in four homes since he was born in 2010.  His first family surrendered him to rescue after he was … Continue reading

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