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Posts by Chameleon Kids

Carpe Diem: A Life Lesson for Military Kids

The best lesson military kids can learn? Carpe diem. Carpe diem, for those who have not watched Dead Poets Society, commonly translates as “seize the day.” This is something many military kids know intuitively, or learn at a very early age, yet it can take many adults a lifetime to learn. How can military kids…

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Web sites. Phone numbers. And empty promises.

Help. Help. I need some help! My child is having trouble in school. He has a medical problem and I’m not sure who can help me. There are forms. And questions. And so much to learn. BUT… I’m worried if I fill-out the forms for EFMP status, we’ll never be able to take him off…

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Really? You’re Going to Ask Me That?

Yeah. I don’t know my address. I’ve lived in 9 homes in 10 years! (… questions that make military kids roll their eyes): Don’t you miss your mom/dad when she/he is gone? Do you have any record of this (scouting badge, tooth filling, school grade)? Didn’t you learn this last year? How do you get…

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5 Kid-Friendly Steps to Awesome Lemonade

There’s something about lemonade in the summer that makes everything seem just… perfect. There’s all kinds of recipes out there that promise the best lemonade ever. Some of them even require basic cooking, like making a syrup of sugar and water. Here’s your fast guide to a lemonade that all the kids in your neighborhood…

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5 Super Summer Crafts You Can Make Today

Rain, rain, go away? Not when you have these summer crafts to make! Grab a friend or two and make some summer fun you’ll remember, and use, for a long time to come. Tie-dye T-shirts: Tie-dye tshirts are very easy to make, and look great no matter what design method you use. Lots of craft…

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5 Ways Military Kids Can Have a More Patriotic 4th of July

We know our military kids are some of the most patriotic people around! From enjoying a cookout with family to watching fireworks at the park, our kids know how to celebrate our nation’s independence, and many of them truly take the time to appreciate the gifts of their country. Here are a few extra tips…

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Why Bullying The New Kid Is Really Rotten

Being the new kid is never easy. It is a huge adjustment when moving to a new town. You have to go on a new bus… where you probably have no one to sit with. You have to go to a new school… where you probably don’t know anyone. You have to go to lunch……

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$5 (or Less!) Fun Stuff At a Military Base Near You

Summer has barely started, but are you and your military friends all ready to say “Mooooooom….I’m bored!”? Before you say that, check out these fun things that you can do at military bases and posts all over. Best of all, these activities aren’t very expensive. In fact, if you save your allowance money for a little…

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