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Archive for December 2015

To My Kids This Holiday Season…

Way too often our service members are asked, “How can you leave your family?” This holiday season, when still so many of our dads, moms, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, sons, and daughters are deployed, we offer these thoughts to those who don’t understand why they serve: *** So many people have asked me, How can…

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Holiday Break? No Snow? Make Some 3D Snowflakes

Has holiday break arrived without snow? Or maybe you have several feet of the white stuff outside but you need something to keep the kids occupied? No supplies? Guess again. Here’s a craft you can do that you already have all the stuff for… 3-D SNOWFLAKES Supplies: Clear tape Scissors 6 pieces of square paper…

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Learn More About Hanukkah With Your Military Kids

We think it’s great when our military kids are inspired to learn more about the religion and cultural heritage of their friends! One of our young MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE contributors, Nena, wanted to share what she learned about Hanukkah, so that more military kids could enjoy it. Inviting other military families to join you in…

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10 (MILITARY KID) Scholarships You NEED to Know About

  There are lots of scholarship lists out there for military kids but it’s a BIG headache searching for the best ones to apply for AND kids feel lost in an endless online search that results in outdated information and broken links. STOP the scholarship insanity! We asked Stacy Huisman, military-connected writer and military kid-expert extraordinaire, to…

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