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  • How to Be an All-In Friend

    As a MilKid, you learn how to make new friends with every PCS move. What you might not know is that you have the power, right now, to make a huge difference in the lives of your buddies by being an all-in friend.An all-in friend has their buddy’s back and does what they can to keep them safe. ...

    Blog | Apr 1, 2021

  • Pride Month for LGBTQ+ Military Kids and Allies

    Pride month is here!Pride month is a time for people to gather together to show support for the LGBTQ+ community.Being LGBTQ+ as a Military KidLGBTQ+ military kids can face unique challenges and opportunities.The military has had a history of having specific policies toward LGBTQ+ people. For some m...

    Blog | Jun 23, 2021

  • Military Kids are Mighty

    April is Month of the Military Child. During this month, we recognize the strength and sacrifice made by military-connected kids like you.We know military kids face unique challenges.Living Military ReadyA big part of being in the military is maintaining military readiness. Service members have to b...

    Blog | Apr 1, 2021

  • 5 Ways to Celebrate Pride Month as a Military Kid

    Pride month is often a time for people to come together. It’s a way to show support, form community, and celebrate diversity.Depending on your situation, that might feel difficult this year. You might be preparing for a move or are brand new to the area. You also might be restricted by COVID-1...

    Blog | Jun 23, 2021

  • Going back to school during COVID-19

    Back to school is here again, and for most kids, it’s not the normal back-to-school time as you may be used to. Who better than military kids to get through this next chapter with resiliency and creativity? Many unknowns and constant change may still exist, and things will be different for ret...

    Blog | Apr 1, 2021

  • Mental Check-In: What does your body say?

    The military often has a “mission first” mindset. Your parents might have talked to you about the importance of results or keeping commitments. They might have taught you to focus on your goals.This attitude can help us accomplish a lot.Sometimes, it can also make it hard to know how we&...

    Blog | Jun 29, 2021

  • Try Something New

    So…you have a new town, a new house, a new school, maybe you’ve even moved to a totally different time zone, country or climate. Seeing that pretty much everything is new right now, why not reinvent yourself and try something you’ve never done before? Like...playing a new sport, l...

    Blog | Mar 30, 2021

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    This May we want to take some time to talk about mental health. It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The pandemic created many challenges, anxieties, and disappointments. If you’ve been struggling, you aren’t alone. Nearly half of teens and kids&nbs...

    Blog | May 11, 2021

  • Identifying Mental Illness

    What is Mental Health?Everyone feels sad or worried sometimes. How do you know if you’re dealing with more than “just a bad day?”When we talk about mental health, it is about more than how we feel. Mental health is about how we react to situations. This response includes our emotio...

    Blog | Jun 23, 2021

  • 3 Ways to be Mentally Healthy

    Life can be hard these days. It can feel like a lot to balance school, friends, family, maybe work or romantic relationships. Sometimes it can feel like there’s a lot of pressure to figure things out right now.Not surprisingly, that stress can really affect our mental health. It can even contr...

    Blog | Jun 23, 2021

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