My friends often say I have a cool gig. I travel across the country and plan outdoor military family programs for the National Military Fa..
We can all remember the teachers who made a difference to us when we were in school. A teacher who made us feel special or recognized our ..
At Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street – we know that when a parent serves in the military, the ..
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 whe..
I am new to homeschooling, and have recently gone through the process of adjusting after having only experienced public schools. I am a pl..
“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 “ba..
The cafeteria was buzzing at Camp Sandy Cove, West Virginia on a cool, wet morning. Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts uncles… each with a mi..
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, mak..
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..
“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 daught..