For many families with orders to a new duty station, one of the first questions that come up is, “What about the schools?” And knowing where to star..
I am new to homeschooling, and have recently gone through the process of adjusting after having only experienced public schools. I am a planner and ..
“My, oh my! You must have grown at least a foot since I’ve seen you last!”
As military families around the globe prepare to travel “back home” f..
The cafeteria was buzzing at Camp Sandy Cove, West Virginia on a cool, wet morning. Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts uncles… each with a military kid..
We’re a soccer family. Our 7 and 10-year-old girls play, husband-Dave coaches both teams and I drag baby brother (2) to all the games, making me the..
You’ve probably heard of NMFA’s famous Operation Purple Programs…but whether you’ve signed up your mil-kid for Operation Purple Camp, or are just ..
“Mom, I want to join the Marine Corps. I want to be a COMBAT MARINE.”
Imagine my surprise and delight when my (then) 14-year-old daughter sprung ..
I’m always amazed when I meet other stay-at-home military spouse parents who don’t use hourly care. Chalk it up to a lack of imagination on my part,..
My son came home from school recently telling me about all the places his classmates are moving to. Among them were Hawaii, Germany, and Texas. He s..
Do you know how important a pit stop is? I didn’t understand it’s importance until recently, when I was fortunate to have met two of NMFA’s newest d..