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Posts by Chameleon Kids

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a BIG headache searching for the best ones to apply for AND kids feel lost in an endless online search that results in outdated information and broken links.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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How to Lessen Stress That Comes With Military Moves

Military children move approximately six to nine times from when they start kindergarten to when they finish high school. That means on average, military kids move three times more often than their civilian peers. While these statistics may make it seem that military kids should be well-accustomed to moving, each transition can bring new challenges.…

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4 Things To Consider When Living/Traveling Abroad With Your Kids

Friday’s tragic attack in Paris undoubtedly left many military families with travel plans or orders to move abroad feeling scared and uncertain. How do you keep your kids safe in an unsafe world? How do you limit your exposure to dangerous places without staying in your home for the duration of your overseas tour? There…

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Glow Sticks. Check.

Houses five feet apart from each other on base. Yeah. Not much walking needed for a HUGE haul. Commissary candy coupons and sales. Ran out of face paint? No worries. Need a last minute costume? Again, no worries. MPs keeping things on the up and up. Although they may also try to scare you 🙂…

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You Don’t Love Your Kids As Much As I Do

It comes in many forms. Most of the time, it isn’t really meant the way it comes out. * My husband had to leave the military because he was gone all of the time and parents shouldn’t be away from their kids that much. * I left the military because I couldn’t be the father…

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Mom. Dad. Your Kids Need To See You Fail

Here’s why… They need to see that mom and dad aren’t perfect. They are human just like them, and they struggle just like they do.  Failure is a part of life. We learn from failure. Inventors fail every single day. But their next try may create something even better and bigger than they planned in…

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