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From house to home

Perhaps you let go of a lot of your furniture to lighten the weight load before your last PCS.

How to inventory your belongings

If you ever moved, you know some items magically go to that dark abyss where only socks from the dryer go, never to be found again.

Keep calm and carry on: How to deal with stress

Monopoly is one of my least favorite games to play.

Just Landed: Now what?

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany!

Ease your kids into the transition after PCSing

Afraid you don’t know anyone at your new duty station?

Tips and tricks to tackle the transition back to the US for college

Starting college or university can be just as terrifying as it is exciting. The whole experience is full of the unknown.

Sending love across the ocean: care packages for family and friends

Admiring the beautifully handcrafted items for sale at another European fest, a gorgeous piece of Polish pottery catches my eye.

Volksmarching: Germany's favorite sport

Since the mid-1960s, volksmarching, known as the “people’s sport,” has been one of Germany’s most popular activities.

Make your new house feel like home

I took a deep breath, and ripped the tape from the first box as if it were a Band-Aid.

Fostering friendships

Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived.

Being responsible pet parents in Europe

For many of us, a stressful aspect of moving to Europe is the transportation of our four-legged family members.

Growing up overseas: A DODEA student story

Growing up as a military civilian kid to two DODEA teachers, my exposure to the US was slim. In fact, my entire upbringing was unique compared to...

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