Military children and teens
Directory of resources
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Adopt a military family
Organizations that adopt military families, send care packages


Additional resources
Appreciation certificates
Bicycles
Coping resources, toolkits, etc.
Hockey
Month of the Military Child (April)
Support organizations


Books
An extensive listing of books  for military children and teens: deployment, military life, wounded warrior families...


Brat Chat with Rebecca (column)
A seasoned military brat shares the effects of growing up as a military brat to give insights to military parents


Camps, summer programs and other opportunities
Camps and other opportunities specifically for military kids and teens


Childbirth
Baby showers
Blankets
Doula
Gifts, gift baskets
Nursery set
Ultrasound CD-ROM
Postpartum support


Childcare
Childcare referral agencies
Childcare respite opportunities


Connection, support, activities
Local programs
Online connection, support, activities


Deployment resources
Countdown ideas
Dog tags, military coins
Fabric Family
Flat Brat TM
Flat Daddy, Flat Mommy
Grants for sports, fine arts, tutoring
Hero Helper (lifesize cardboard cutout)
Homecoming Box
Horseback riding sessions
Journaling
Mentoring
Newspaper to send - Brat Town Bugle TM
Photo quilts
Pillows, pillowcases
Reading
Reading - Create your own book
Reading - Recordable books
Something to hug (teddy bears, pillows, and more)
Tear bottle
The big picture (mail yourself)
Education
Contests
Homework and schoolwork websites
Military Child Education Coalition
Military Interstate Children's Compact
Reading resources
SAT/ACT preparation programs
Scholarship handbook
Scholarships
School locator
State education resources
Tutoring
Virtual high school


Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) resources
Books
Caregiver resources
EFMP resources


Free (or cheap) family friendly ideas and activities
Audio books
Bowling
Crafts
Crafts, wood
Geocaching
Letterboxing
Movies
Museums
National parks
Penny Passport
Restaurants - Kids eat free


Military parenting
Parenting resources, including resources specific to parenting through deployment


Moving
Books
Coloring pages
Online resources


Products
Military children's apparel,
acu diaper bags, dog tags, etc.


Teachers, homeschoolers
Military home school resources
Teacher resources
Canadian military learning material
U.S. military learning material


Teaching about Afghanistan,
Iraq, and other countries
Books, maps, and more
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