friendships

Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
Moving to Europe has been exciting, but stressful. Your adrenaline rush is coming to an end, and you have so much to do. Now is not the time to come unglued; here is some advice to help you remain composed during this wild time in your life. 
Establish routines
For children and adults alike, the prospect of entering a new school can be daunting, let alone when that new school will be based in a foreign country. For some it may be their first experience within a Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) school.
Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge. We were embracing civilian life for the first time after his transition out of the army.
For some people, it is so hard to leave your friends and family behind as you embark on your military career or you move to be with a servicemember.
At long last, you’ve landed a final interview for an awesome job overseas.
Christmas is the time of year when everyone is in high spirits, planning gifts for loved ones, pondering on the reason for the season and attending various holiday parties. Make this Christmas season even more special by spreading kindness across your community!
The start of the new school year is just around the corner! However, if you just PCSed, your kids may be looking for more than one avenue to make new friends. Consider these ways to make the process easier for them. 
Sign your kids up to volunteer