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Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs in the world, and it doesn’t come with a paycheck or a guidebook. The life of a MilSpouse parent gets even harder when your servicemember is deployed and you’re responsible for all the decisions that go on in your household. SpouseLink offers the support you need to keep your military family strong, whether you’re together or apart. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try searching for a keyword.
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A big part of Military life is moving, which sometimes means changing schools mid-year. Check out SpouseLink’s tips for how your family can prepare.
Officials from all branches agree: Military parents need better child care. How exactly they’ll provide that is still to be determined, but law makers and military officials are pushing for change. From better access to resources, to a more viable child care workforce, to Veteran-focused programs, child care is a priority.
Parenting without a partner requires patience, planning, and persistence. Check out SpouseLink’s tips on how to handle things as a single parent.
The most magical place on earth just got a bit better for Military Families. Recently, Disney announced that they will be extending their Military and Veteran discounts through 2019 for both Walt Disney World(R) and Disneyland(R). SpouseLink has a full breakdown of the major deals and where you can get them.
Sometimes, the last people you want running around the kitchen are your kids. But, there are some real benefits to cooking with your kids. For National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day (September 13), SpouseLink has gathered up our favorite kid-friendly recipes that you can try out at your house. Now, let’s get cooking!
Another school year is nearly upon us and many military children will be starting class at a new school. Take the latest survey and voice your opinion on how we can help provide a better educational experience for Military kids.
Earlier this year (2018), there were rumors of a new parental leave policy coming to the U.S. Navy. Well it turns out they were more than just rumors. Introducing the Military Parental Leave Program, a new streamlined and flexible program for all active duty Sailors. Learn more about it on SpouseLink.
Communication and consistency are important when it comes to helping children on the autism spectrum get through their daily routines. SpouseLink Guest Blogger Jasmine Dyoco presents great tips for creating create fun, engaging lesson plans for a child on the autism spectrum. See what she has to say on SpouseLink.
Since 2001, approximately 2 million military children have experienced a parental deployment, according to the National Parent Teacher Association. When we think about the many sacrifices that our country’s brave servicemembers make, we may forget about the sacrifices...
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