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Spotlight: Co-founders of Bloom (Empowering Military Teens)

Elena Ashburn and Matthew Oh are the co-founders of Bloom, a platform designed to empower and inspire military teens. Born into the Army lifestyle, they have each moved countless times and have experienced the struggles of military life. “The two … Continue reading Spotlight: Co-founders of Bloom (Empowering Military Teens)

Why I Love Being A Military Kid

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen Loretta S. Thank you, Loretta, for sharing your story! In going through my school email, I came across an essay contest for military teens. … Continue reading Why I Love Being A Military Kid

7 Things Military Teens Want You to Know

By Matthew Oh, co-founder and editor of Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen “If not for the military, we wouldn’t have the opportunity to travel to new places, meet new friends, and gain new experiences. To be a military child is … Continue reading 7 Things Military Teens Want You to Know

The Problem with Growing Up: Thoughts on Moving and Friendship

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen: Matthew Oh. Thank you, Matthew, for sharing your story! (Photo Credit: Matthew Oh) Moving is nothing new to military kids. Over the course of … Continue reading The Problem with Growing Up: Thoughts on Moving and Friendship

Military Teen Perspective: How to Introduce Yourself

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen, Malayna S. Thank you, Maylayna, for sharing your story! The thing about constantly moving is that it’s hard to make friends. You move to … Continue reading Military Teen Perspective: How to Introduce Yourself

Living in a “Not-So-Great” Place: 6 Ways to Make the Best Out of Living Somewhere You Don’t Like

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen Genevieve O. Thank you, Genevieve, for sharing your story! (Photo Credit: Genevieve O.) I’ve moved eleven times and while I have seen some beautiful, … Continue reading Living in a “Not-So-Great” Place: 6 Ways to Make the Best Out of Living Somewhere You Don’t Like

A New Perspective: Turning Your Move Into the Ultimate Adventure

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen: Ash E. Thank you, Ash, for sharing your story! When thinking about your life as a military kid, it can be easy to focus … Continue reading A New Perspective: Turning Your Move Into the Ultimate Adventure

Teen Perspective: It’s Cool to be Homeschooled!

This piece is by a military teen-Elena A. Thanks for sharing your story, Elena! Before high school, I had never been to public school before. For half of my life, I was homeschooled. I originally started homeschooling in 1st grade. … Continue reading Teen Perspective: It’s Cool to be Homeschooled!

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