Kids

Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
The loud buzzing of alarm clocks and groans of school children will soon fill the early morning air in homes around the area, as most DODEA schools begin the 2019-2020 school year on Monday, Aug. 26.
As much as I love trains, during the tourist season or high demand, they can be as expensive if not more than plane tickets.
Germans and Americans will come together this weekend to celebrate the two cultures. This is the third year for Ramstein’s German-American Friendship Festival.
If you are a lover of delicious food, wine and cooking shows, the Foodies Festival is perfect for you!
The Basics
Even though we live where everyone dreams of vacationing, sometimes it can be hard finding things to do on the weekends. Here are some fun things to do in the  KMC that will fill your Saturday with joy and excitement for the whole family! 
I’m no culinary professional. My palate is not very sophisticated. I can make an amazing macaroni and cheese, but I’ll never be a judge on “Chopped.” Somehow, I don’t think, “That was awesome!”, “Meh…” or “Dude, you shouldn’t bother serving that to anyone else.” would fly on that show.
Why not meet some awesome people who love to hang out and play cornhole on this first ever, 5-day “Cornhole Ocean Cruise”? It's guaranteed to create silly memories that will last a lifetime and you will get to play the world’s best backyard game.
Pumpkins are just as symbolic of fall across Germany as they are in the U.S. Naturally, we must celebrate the coming of autumn with commemorative festivals It just so happens that Germany is home to the largest pumpkin festival in the world in Ludwigsburg.
As a military kid, moving becomes a state of mind. It’s not unusual or unnatural to finish high school having attended at least two high schools or realize your vernacular has changed based on where you’ve lived. That’s just the life of a military kid.
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?
Built around the 11th century, these villages were, at one time, accessible only by boat or footpath. Hiking between them is still the best way to discover the lemon trees, olive groves and clusters of multicolored houses in this region.
Enjoyed your fill of museums and castles, but now seeking a little more excitement? Head out to one of Europe’s themed amusement parks. Lose yourself in fantasy lands, savor greasy park food, or hang on tight as you’re catapulted skyward.
A weekend or even a few days in Barcelona is not enough to see it all. But it is a good start to exploring this amazing city in Spain, which is a short nonstop flight from airports across Europe and a perfect winter getaway.
Getting around
Parenthood is full of surprises. Just when you expect a complete meltdown, your resilient military kids shock you by going with the flow. Moving can put the whole house on an emotional rollercoaster. So, here are a few tips that might make your next move a smooth one for your kids — and you:
Scrapbooks and Much More
It’s pretty easy to get photos printed — do it yourself with a flash stick at the kiosk at the local hypermarket, on-base craft store or MOMs photo center, or upload them to several online businesses and they’ll print and ship them to your APO box.
If you enjoy scrapbooking...