Education

Growing up as a military kid, you develop a love-hate relationship with moving so frequently. As you get older, it is easy to say that you’ve moved enough and you’re tired of it. Going to university is a perfect excuse to say you’ll be settling down for a solid four years.
Still struggling with the German language? Plenty of apps exist to help you patch your way through sticky situations by translating text or speech between languages (Google Translate, iTranslate).
Want to take playtime up a notch at your house? Consider offering kids opportunities to explore their creativity, support STEM learning, and pick up important skills through hands-on
experiences.
(StatePoint) As we head into a new year, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays. However, the new year is always a great time for a reset, so alongside those new devices, consider adopting some new digital habits.
Children are spending more time online due to social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
(StatePoint) For deployed service members who are also parents, being away from their kids is often the hardest part of the job.
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 start learning some German.
(StatePoint) American families have a special opportunity right now to make an impact.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
When having my daughter, I had a relatively uncomplicated labor and delivery. The first two weeks felt pretty typical. We had some issues with breastfeeding and weight gain, but a wonderful lactation consultant at our hospital helped us get through those.
Only five months into the raging battles of World War I, an unofficial Christmas truce occurred in the No Man’s Land between German, French and British forces along the Western Front. Singing Christmas carols, the soldiers climbed out of the trenches and forged small bonds of brotherhood.
    Afrikaans - Geseknde Kersfees en 'n gelukkige nuwe jaar! 
    
    Albanian - Gézuar Krishlindjet Vitin e Ri! 
    
    Amharic - Melkam Yelidet Beaal! 
    
    Arabic - I'D Miilad Said ous Sana Saida! 
    
Raising kids is a full-time job. After all, they depend on us for everything, ranging from their emotions to every other need. However, it is imperative to take care of your kids without surrendering to their every whim and caprice.
Does your child’s holiday wish-list include a mobile phone or other electronic device? With kids and teens spending more time online than ever these days due to social distancing guidelines and remote-learning, you may feel the time is now to gift them their very own device.
As a kid, it was always such a joy to write my letter to Santa each year. I’d flip through the JCPenney toy catalog to create an epic wish list of Barbies (I realize I totally dated myself with this admission).
What does the German state many U.S. military members call home have to do with jolly old Saint Nick? The connection between the Rhineland-Palatinate and the popular image of Santa Claus is a fitting tale as we count off the days until Christmas.