More Military Child Summer Camp Info

March 27, 2015 | Kate Horrell

It's been a few months since I wrote about free and reduced cost summer camp opportunities for military children, and I have found some more programs that might interest you.  I'm including all … [Read more...]

Big Change for Special Needs Families

March 13, 2015 | Kate Horrell

As recently reported at SpouseBUZZ, a recent law has huge implications for military service members with a child who may not become independent.  This modification to the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) … [Read more...]

Free ACT, SAT, and LSAT Prep Programs

March 05, 2015 | Kate Horrell

Do you have a child that will be taking the SAT or ACT in upcoming years?  Are you thinking of taking the LSAT?  You definitely want to take advantage of nearly free SAT, ACT, and LSAT preparation … [Read more...]

Army, Kids & Deployment: $50 Survey

February 24, 2015 | Kate Horrell

If you're an Army spouse with children currently ages 3 to 7 years old, researchers at Wayne State University would like your input into a survey assessing the role of parental deployment on parent … [Read more...]

Summer Camps for Military Kids

January 26, 2015 | Kate Horrell

Being a military kid can be hard, but it also definitely comes with some benefits.  Many of these benefits are provided by non-profit groups and their generous supporters.  Low-cost and free summer … [Read more...]

Florida Virtual School for Military Families

October 15, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I've just learned about another great resource out there.  This one is FREE for Florida residents, and available for a charge to non-residents.  Considering how many military families maintain … [Read more...]

2014-2015 Disney Military Deals

July 22, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Disney Parks Blog has announced the military promotional tickets available for the 2014-2015 season at both the Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California.  Often called … [Read more...]

Mid-Year Review: GI Bill Benefits Transfer

July 15, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Who knew?  It looks like this mid-year review is turning into a whole series! Today and tomorrow, we're talking about Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits and the amazing Transfer of Education Benefits … [Read more...]

Saving on School Supplies

June 25, 2014 | Kate Horrell

It is coming - the great school supply sales.  Every July and August, major big box and office supply stores offer phenomenal deals on school supplies.  A little savvy shopping can save you a TON on … [Read more...]

A Do-Able Date Night

June 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Being married is hard work, especially if one or both of you are working long hours, leaving for TDYs or deployments, or taking care of kids.  You always hear the advice to have regular date nights. … [Read more...]

The USO Is There For You!

June 14, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Half my family is in the middle of a going-home-to-see-family adventure.  Several things haven't gone quite as planned, and so I find myself unexpectedly in Newark, New Jersey, waiting for two of my … [Read more...]

Free Camps For Military Teens

May 10, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I'll tell you what, sometimes I think my military kids have all the fun.  There are so many special offers and deals for them, my daughter has started calling them brat-perks. There are two cool … [Read more...]

Hersheypark Military Appreciation Day

April 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

This Sunday, 27 April 2014, Hersheypark is hosting a special event at which military families can buy admission tickets for just $25 per person, free for children under three.  The park, located in … [Read more...]

ThanksUSA Scholarship Apps Open

April 01, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The 2014 application period for the ThanksUSA scholarship program has opened. Applications are accepted from 1 April 2014 to 15 May 2014. Thanks USA scholarships are available to dependent children … [Read more...]