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GETTING SETTLED
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.
Where’s the sun? Well, you don’t have to wonder that much longer. Germany can have some harsh winters and sometimes it may seem as if the spring weather we really deserve will come and actually stay.
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.
We all know that trying to find time to exercise and eat clean can be difficult to add onto our preexisting to-do list. At the same time, it can be exhausting rushing to get fit just in time for summer or trying to slim down before a big event.
When you have a new baby, you realize a few things: Every birth story is unique. Every newborn has his/her own little personality and individual needs.
(StatePoint) When you’re trying to reach your goal weight, it can sometimes feel like booby traps are around every corner: TV ads for big burgers, easy-to-grab snacks at checkout, and birthday cake after birthday cake at work.
Germany can be a culture shock for some. But once you’ve gotten over the jetlag and have made your house feel more like a home, you can embark on quite the adventure. From its local cuisines to its castles in the hills, here is why moving to Germany will be a time you will never forget.  
The d’Orsay Museum sits on the left bank of the Seine in Paris, just across the river from the Louvre. This gem of an art museum was voted in 2018 the #1 museum in the world on Trip Advisor. The d’Orsay’s architecture alone is worth a visit, as it is housed in a former railway station.
As people spend more time outdoors, so do many insects and pests. Among those are ticks, which can carry several potentially serious diseases. One of the most common is Lyme disease.
Since 1996, the countries of the European Union have moved the hands of their clocks all in unison: one hour forward on the last Sunday in March and one hour back on the last Sunday in October each year.
Taking command of your move means knowing where to turn for support. Relocation assistance professionals can help families plan, address questions and provide access to resources related to moving.
Deployment can impact a household budget — it may mean a change in pay and a chance to get ahead financially, or you could incur some unusual expenses.
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Now through April 19, military spouses can apply for the opportunity to earn a free financial counselor accreditation to help them find employment at any military installation or in the civilian sector.
When the Allied forces launched an attack to liberate Europe from German military occupation, the impact it would have on history was nothing but a dream.
PCS (permanent change of station) moves can be a drag, especially when you have to do it as frequently as some military families, often every three years.
With chocolates and pre-packaged cartoon cards filling the shelves of local exchanges and commissaries, it’s hard to miss the signs that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here are 10 fun facts about this Hallmark holiday of love.