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PCSing from Europe before school is out?

You may qualify for the DODEA Acceleration program which will allow your child to withdrawal from school with full semester credit before the end...

Finding home-school resources for military children

Home schooling may appeal to some military families who are concerned that frequent moves and new school systems might disrupt their children's...

Volunteer ideas for kids

The world of volunteering can be overwhelming, even more so if you have children. We, as responsible parents, want to teach our kids to be...

Getting an education while abroad

In today’s increasingly competitive economy, a college degree is becoming a necessity for employment in many career fields. While in Europe,...

College student looking at departure board.

Heard of the student travel benefit?

Sending your child off to college is an exciting but expensive time for families. If you are stationed in Europe, the cost of flights to and from...

5 last-minute homemade card ideas for valentines

My son’s first Valentine’s Day at school in Germany left me scrambling at the last minute. I’d made it to the base Exchange too late — the...

Assistance for special needs families

When you transfer to a new duty station, everyone in your family has to make adjustments. When someone in the family needs special educational or...

6 benefits of military child care

You want to do the best you can for your child’s development. Wouldn’t it be a relief to go to work knowing your little one will be in good hands...

Homeschooling in Europe

Some parents elect to homeschool their children while OCONUS. This is a legal option open to all SOFA sponsored active duty military, DOD...

Finding homeschool resources for military children

Home schooling may appeal to some military families who are concerned that frequent moves and new school systems might disrupt their children's...

The power of learning a new language

When my husband told me that we’d just received orders to Germany – I was thrilled! I am a 5th-generation Deutschlander and I couldn’t wait to...

Breaking the language barrier

Learning even a little of the local language will improve your experience of everyday things like shopping, dining out and traveling. It also...

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