Blog Posts tagged in "Military Child"

April is Month of the Military Child! A month to celebrate the resilience and strength of our military kiddos. During the month of April, there are many community events held nationwide to show appreciation of military children. Military life can often be full of challenges from frequent deployments to pcsing to new schools and new friends. It is not easy especially on military kids. As adults, we can often gather our emotions but as children it is often difficult. I love that we have an entire month dedicated to celebrating military kids across the country. Their strength and resilience does... read more

Military Families in Hampton Roads Don't Miss This Event Celebrating Our Resilient Military Kiddos! Heroes at Home -- Celebration of the Military Child WHEN: Saturday, 7 Apr 2018; 11AM -3PM WHERE: Hampton Roads Convention Center WHO:Open to all Service Members and their Families with a Military ID ... read more

Why Hiring a School Search Concierge is Perfect for Military Families You might need a School Search Concierge…and not even know it! Every day, my Facebook feed is flooded, and I mean overflowing, with one kind of question: “I’m moving to XYZ. Which school should I send my kids to?” It’s a totally valid question. Just not one that you should ever rely on Facebook to answer for you. If your kid has a rash, do you ask Facebook (your friends or a group) to diagnose it for you? No, you go to the doctor. They’ll prescribe some medicine and give you qualified advice. When your car is making funky s... read more

14 Things Every Military Fa mily Should Look for in a Sch ool “What do I look for in a school?” is what pretty much every military family is asking right now. Every parent I’ve ever worked with has asked me that question. It’s super tricky to pin down the things that make a great school. Is it location? Area demographics? Extras? Curriculum? Honestly, it’s all of those things, and so much more! Finding a great school can be hard, so let’s take a peek at the most important parts of a great school for military families. 1. Zoning: Every school system is zoned slightly differently. Some systems ... read more

Story by: Senior Airman Krystal Wright (502nd Air Base Wing) To make PCS moves a smoother process for military families, the Department of Defense has launched a new website that allows them to submit an online request for child care before they even get to their next destination. This single online gateway provides access to comprehensive information on military-operated and military-subsidized child care options worldwide, according to the new Military Child Care website, http://www.militarychildcare.com . Through this system, military families are able to update their online profile, searc... read more

Hampton Roads Month of The Military Child Appreciation Events, Offers, and Resources 2017 (1) The Virginia Living Museum This weekend! The Virginia Living Museum Military Child Appreciation Weekend April 8-9, 2017 In a salute to military families, the Virginia Living Museum offers half price admission for the children of those who give their all. Children (ages 3-12) will receive half price admission ($7.50) with a paying adult showing valid military ID the weekend of April 8-9, 2017. Military families purchasing a membership at the Museum will receive a 20% discount (double the usual 10% dis... read more

Exchange Celebrates Month of the Military Child with Giveaways by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs DALLAS – For military children, there is no “hometown,” only home: the United States Armed Forces. Despite constant moves, school changes and goodbyes to best friends, military children stand resilient in the face of challenge. To honor this sacrifice and dedication, the Exchange is offering three sweepstakes in celebration of Month of the Military Child. Through April 29 , the Exchange will be putting $4,000 in gift cards up for grabs during the Month of the Military Child Givea... read more

Via: Armed Services YMCA Hampton Roads: We are proud to be a part of the memories created between military fathers and their daughters and invite you and your daughters to join us at the beautiful Westin Hotel in Town Center, Virginia Beach again this year for a MASQUERADE BALL “. The date is set for July 1st. This year’s theme promises surprises and intrigue for all in attendance and includes dinner, dancing and fabulous prizes.This event is for military dads only and daughters ages 3-18. Dress for the event is formal so that means dress uniform (summer) for the dad and a gown or fancy dress... read more

I love that we have an entire month to honor our Military Children. They are brave, resilient, and deserve to be celebrated not only for the month of April but every day! Below are just some of the celebrations, events, and offers in Hampton Roads to celebrate our #MilKids! Get out there and enjoy these fun events/offers, share them with military families you know, and tell your military kiddos how much you love them and appreciate all that they do! (1) Great annual event full of fun for our military kids!! **EVENT WAS LAST WEEKEND** Stop by and say hello to our partners: Kroger , McDonalds ,... read more

Honoring our military-connected children and their families PRESS RELEASE March 27th, 2016 by #cmovasmiles The Children’s Museum of Virginia is proud to join Governor McAuliffe this April for the Month of the Military Child . April has been designated a special time to celebrate and honor our military-connected children and their families. Frequent moves, family separations through deployments, and reintegration following deployments can make school-, home-, and community-life challenging for military children. Yet, even in such circumstances, these students continually demonstrate resilience... read more

Don't Miss Out On This Great Annual Event To Celebrate Our Military Children In Honor Of Month Of The Military Child! It's Free and Tons of Fun for our Military Children and The Best Part is It's All About Them! Learn more about our partners McDonald's , Kroger , 1st Advantage FCU , and Hampton Roads Pediatric Dentistry our partners on MilitaryBridge and sponsors for this event. ... read more