Join the Stress Free PCS School Transition Challenge and change how you move with your military child. This free opportunity will give your military family all the tools you need to have a smoother PCS!
Sick of stressing over your military move with kids? Make it easier with the PCS School Binder, from the PCS School Transition Challenge and MilKids Ed!
“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 […]
You probably already have one or two or a billion PCS binders kicking around your house. Somewhere. But did you know you should have a school PCS binder too? Instead of throwing even more papers into your already overcrowded PCS binder, make mini-binders to handle only the school stuff.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of My Dad Got Hurt, What Can I Do? in exchange for this impartial review. The potential for injury is very real to military families. With over 15 years of constant battle engagement behind us, many families are impacted by their service member’s war wounds. Even when the scars aren’t visible, many […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. I get one night every year when I get to play Cinderella. I slip into something gorgeous, sweep my hair into a glamorous up-do, and put on enough makeup for a few Disney Princesses. Except last year, when I was seven months pregnant and large as a […]
Shirts still have that new clothes smell. The sneakers are pristine and unscuffed. You even wrote a sweet little note for the lunch boxes. It’s the first day of school! Except that your kids are brand new to the area. You aren’t 100% on the best route to the school. Everyone is a little nervous […]
Happy Month of the Military Child!
When you move overseas, deciding where to enroll your kids in school can be challenging. Luckily, Lizann Lightfoot is here to help!
Military Spouse: person married to a service member; doer of all the things: cooking, cleaning, childcare, pet care, emergency home repairs, waiting; superhero.You, yes you, are amazing. You do it all, sometimes gracefully and other times not so much. Occasionally, you need some help. But stuff gets done. You support your spouse, near or far, […]
It’s a whole new ballgame when you add a school-aged child to the PCS mix. However, there are ways to help smooth the transition.
Every base has one. A School Liaison Officer.
As you move around the country, and world, with your MilKids, it can seem daunting and confusing to keep switching your child’s schools. Not every school, even Department of Defense schools on military bases, understands how to work with military kids. Luckily, there is the Military Interstate Children’s Compact.
So you got your orders, and you have a kiddo or two in school. What’s next? Let me help you out with an easy to use PCS Timeline for MilKids!
Women. We make up just a little bit less than 50% of the total global population. We have been around just as long as men. As a gender, we have scientists, rulers, authors, artists, composers, doctors, teachers, and pretty much every career path ever. For much of our species existence, women have been on the back […]