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.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
(StatePoint) American families have a special opportunity right now to make an impact.
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.
It’s a fine line to maneuver between being involved in your child’s school education and smothering them by trying to smooth over every little problem they encounter or pushing them to excel at every academic endeavor.
(StatePoint) November 8 is National STEM Day and an excellent opportunity to encourage your child to embrace science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education both inside and outside of the classroom.
Thinking about college? You already have the discipline it takes to pursue higher education. From big universities to small colleges, you have plenty of options and each has something unique to offer.
A military background brings with it an ability to collaborate, problem-solve and thrive under pressure, making veterans well-positioned to take on leadership roles in the corporate world.
Only about 20% of high school students have a job, while a whopping 69.7% of students enroll in college upon graduation. For the 20% of high school students who have already entered the workforce, applying for college may seem eerily familiar to you because you’ve applied for jobs before.
It’s time to explore a new career, but what do you do first? Matching your interests, skills and goals while pursuing an occupation compatible with your mobile military life is easier than you think. Here are a few steps that will help you research and define your career path.