Month of the Military Child Feature: Sesame Street for Military Families

Month of the Military Child Feature: Sesame Street for Military Families

I am blown away, as a teacher and mother, by all the amazing resources they provide not only for our littles ones but the entire family! My two boys are one and three, and they love Sesame Street for Military Families, and we can't wait for you to be a part of the Sesame Street for Military Families community!

IML Must-Read: Adventures with a Military Kid, with Author Amy Schweizer

IML Must-Read: Adventures with a Military Kid, with Author Amy Schweizer

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Join us as military spouse and author, Amy Schweizer, reads about the adventures of a military child named Roman, while his Daddy is deployed! Soccer, his stuffed lion sidekick Trooper, and his friend Mason, will all be there as you listen to this amazing story. The Read Aloud https://youtu.be/fwW02pPaVA4 The Story [...]

IML Must-Read (Read Aloud): Bloom, with Children’s Author Kelly Campbell

IML Must-Read (Read Aloud): Bloom, with Children’s Author Kelly Campbell

Bloom: Written By Kelly Campbell, Illustrated By Taylor Barron Kelly Campbell is a military spouse and mama who has recently added children’s author to the various hats that she wears! https://youtu.be/KY1GfbMziF0 Her first children’s book titled, Bloom, follows a dandelion seed(named Bloom) on a grand adventure where she calls upon the wisdom from her father [...]

EFMP Advice from Behind the Frontlines

EFMP Advice from Behind the Frontlines

Written By: Carla Wyrsch The article below was originally posted via Partners in PROMISE. Carla and Family After several years of working for Marine Corps Community Services, I was excited that with our upcoming PCS, I landed a job at our new duty station with the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). I would have dual [...]

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It's a Military Life Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart Be the lead in your own story, while guiding others to also find themselves.Christina Etchberger, Founder of It's a Military Life My name is Christina - Army wife, boy mom x 2, former full-time educator turned homeschooling [...]

Spotlight: Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home

Spotlight: Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home

Written By: Ashley Weinert @countingourheroeshome ... a business that sends families all the tools that they need to be successful during deployment, spend quality time as a family and strengthen the bond between the child(ren) and their deployed parent.Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home Care Packages for Child(ren) during Deployment @countingourheroeshome My name is [...]

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Click here for the survey! Information from Jennifer Barnhill at Partners in PROMISE and the original article Why Another Survey? Partners in PROMISE's 2021 Military Special Education Survey and Official Press Release Partners in PROMISE was founded because we knew how powerful telling our personal stories would be. We are a storytelling organization, but we [...]

Teen Perspective: It’s Cool to be Homeschooled!

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. My mom asked me whether I wanted to go to school for 6+ hours a [...]

Spotlight: Rebecca Hines and @Sadiegrace_xo

Spotlight: Rebecca Hines and @Sadiegrace_xo

We are so excited to have Rebecca Hines @Sadiegrace_xo with us as our first Spotlight Interview: Children's Edition. Rebecca is an Air Force wife, mother of three, and is especially passionate about her family's journey regarding her daughter Sadie's medical diagnosis. Her family has come together strong and empowered, for Sadie's health and happiness, despite [...]