Moving to Italy is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
Moving is second-nature for military families. Right when you get settled, BAM! Orders drop, the packers invade and suddenly your house looks more like a box warehouse. It can be hard for even the most seasoned veteran.
SAN ANTONIO — Operation Homefront, serving America’s military families® since 2002, today announced the seven winners of the prestigious 2019 Military Child of the Year® Award, the nation’s premier celebration of the achievements of our military children.
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 traditional boxes of themed sign-and-tear cards I remember giving away to my classmates when I was a little girl had long-since been sold out.
As mobile military students move through various sets of curriculums, graduation requirements, and school systems they can suffer academically and socially. This is finally a front-burner issue with many school districts in the states.
From child care to school-age services, teen programs, youth sports and more, U.S. Army Child & Youth Services (CYS) strives to support the challenges servicemembers and their families face in military life.