Military OneSource Military OneSource Tips RSS Feed http://www.militaryonesource.mil en-us New Caregiver Peer-to-Peer Support Initiative /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/wounded-warrior?content_id=276551 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:30:00 The Department of Defense is rolling out a new Caregiver Peer-to-Peer Support Initiative. 100-276553-20140414 16:30-New Caregiver Peer-to-Peer Support Initiative Easter and Passover Observances /those-who-support-service-providers?content_id=276569 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:44:00 Spring brings Easter, observed by Christians, and the Jewish Feast of the Passover, which includes the Seder feast. 200-276541-20140411 16:44-Easter and Passover Observances Children, Youth & Teens Tip - Military Youth on the Move /tips Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:55:00 Check out Military Youth on the Move, your one stop for advice and info on moving, your social life, school and more. Children and teens, and everyone in between, will find helpful resources, information and great ideas to navigate life as a military family member. 300-276429-20140401 07:55-Children, Youth & Teens Tip - Military Youth on the Move Wounded Warrior Tip - Honoring Our Babies and Toddlers /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:05:00 Teaching a child how to deal with a parent with injuries can be tough, which is why we've created a booklet that explores the effects of stress, trauma, grief and loss on young children. Read on to learn how you can help your child’s reunion with an injured parent go smoothly. 400-276411-20140331 12:05-Wounded Warrior Tip - Honoring Our Babies and Toddlers Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Tip - MySECO Scholarship Database /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:03:00 The MySECO Scholarship Database makes searching for scholarships and grants specifically for military spouses fast and easy. You can also use the database to search for scholarship opportunities for your service member and your college-bound kids. 500-276410-20140331 12:03-Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Tip - MySECO Scholarship Database Resale and NAF Policy Tip - College Scholarships for Military Children /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:01:00 Did you know that commissaries have awarded more than $10 million in scholarships to almost 7,000 military children over the past 12 years? Click to learn more. 600-276409-20140331 12:01-Resale and NAF Policy Tip - College Scholarships for Military Children Relocation Tip - Military Youth on the Move (website) /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:59:00 Military Youth on the Move is a one-stop shop for advice and information on moving, social life, school and more. 700-276408-20140331 11:59-Relocation Tip - Military Youth on the Move (website) Relocation Tip - Youth Sponsorship Program /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:57:00 Wouldn't it be great if your children could talk to someone who lives in their new community so they could ask the million and one questions they have? That's what the Youth Sponsorship Program is designed to do. 800-276406-20140331 11:57-Relocation Tip - Youth Sponsorship Program Relocation Tip - On the Move with a Baby /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:51:00 Whether you're a PCS veteran or brand new to the routine, as a parent it is important to stay vigilant with safe infant sleep practices. Your baby's life depends on it. 900-276403-20140331 11:51-Relocation Tip - On the Move with a Baby Money Management Tip - Military Youth on the Move: Money Management for Teens /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:47:00 When you're not thinking about going out with your friends, your college application deadlines or what you're doing this weekend, you may be considering how you are going to pay for everything associated with those things. At this point in your life, you've probably realized that money is pretty important, but it's not just important to have – it's also important to know how to manage it. Read on for helpful money management tips. 1000-276402-20140331 11:47-Money Management Tip - Military Youth on the Move: Money Management for Teens Legal Assistance Tip - Know the Laws that Protect Your Child with Special Needs /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:40:00 Be an effective advocate for your child by understanding the laws that are in place to protect children with special needs. 1100-276399-20140331 11:40-Legal Assistance Tip - Know the Laws that Protect Your Child with Special Needs Legal Assistance Tip - Child Custody Considerations for Members of the Military /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:35:00 A parent's military service can present child custody issues. This article can provide you with some things to consider when dealing with child custody issues. 1200-276397-20140331 11:35-Legal Assistance Tip - Child Custody Considerations for Members of the Military K-12 and College Education Tip - K-12 and College Education Products /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:31:00 Visit the Military OneSource K-12 and College Education products page for helpful resources including booklets, cds, dvds and toolkits. 1300-276395-20140331 11:31-K-12 and College Education Tip - K-12 and College Education Products Family Advocacy Program Tip - Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:23:00 There is no way to predict who will abuse a child. Offenders come from all ranks, races, religions and income levels. The following information will help you recognize suspected child abuse, learn how to report it and find assistance through the military and civilian communities. 1400-276389-20140331 10:23-Family Advocacy Program Tip - Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse Exceptional Family Member Program Tip - Education Directory for Children with Special Needs /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:10:00 Finding the information needed to make informed decisions about education and early intervention services for family members with special needs just got easier. The Department of Defense's Education Directory for Children With Special Needs has recently been updated to now include listings for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. There are also navigational improvements to make it easier for users to locate needed information. 1500-276388-20140331 10:10-Exceptional Family Member Program Tip - Education Directory for Children with Special Needs Deployment Tip - Helping Children With Goodbye and Coping With Separation Anxiety /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:28:00 Separations are a part of every child's life. From putting kids down for an afternoon nap to dropping them off at a child care center as you head off to work, learning to be apart from each other is important for both you and your child. Teaching your child to say goodbye at a young age will make separations easier for both of you later on. 1600-276386-20140331 09:28-Deployment Tip - Helping Children With Goodbye and Coping With Separation Anxiety Counseling Tip - Helping Your Teenager Manage Stress /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:24:00 As a parent, you may already have started working with your teen on managing some of the challenges and pressures at home, at school or with friends. This article describes some common symptoms of stress in teens and offers stress management strategies and additional resources where you can find help. 1700-276384-20140331 09:24-Counseling Tip - Helping Your Teenager Manage Stress Casualty Tip - Helping a Child Cope With Loss /tips Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:22:00 When children lose a parent, a sibling, or any other significant person in their lives, it can be difficult to know just how to help them cope with the loss, especially when you are grieving as well. Explaining death in an age-appropriate way is very important in helping children understand loss, and remaining open and available to discuss their questions and feelings is key to healthy coping. 1800-276382-20140331 09:22-Casualty Tip - Helping a Child Cope With Loss Helping Your Teen Avoid Substance Abuse /search?content_id=273848 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:41:00 Helping Your Teen Avoid Substance Abuse 1900-273848-20131205 16:41-Helping Your Teen Avoid Substance Abuse Coping with Standardized Testing Systems When You Change Schools /search?content_id=273847 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:39:00 Coping with Standardized Testing Systems When You Change Schools 2000-273847-20131205 16:39-Coping with Standardized Testing Systems When You Change Schools The Troops to Teachers Program /search?content_id=273846 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:36:00 The Troops to Teachers Program 2100-273846-20131205 16:36-The Troops to Teachers Program Confidential Non-Medical Counseling /search?content_id=273845 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:34:00 Confidential Non-Medical Counseling 2200-273845-20131205 16:34-Confidential Non-Medical Counseling Sesame Workshop http://www.militaryonesource.mil/sesame Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:55:00 Sesame Workshop has a variety of multimedia resources for military families, which are available at no cost through Military OneSource. 2300-266809-20120613 12:55-Sesame Workshop Celebrate the Month of the Military Child http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121954 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:55:00 Because military children serve too, we celebrate their strength and resilience, and we say thank you for the sacrifices they make. 2400-266810-20120613 12:55-Celebrate the Month of the Military Child Filing an Extension for Your Federal Income Taxes /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/pfm/tax-planning-and-preparation?content_id=273855 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:55:00 There are situations that may allow you to receive an extension. 2500-275870-20120613 12:55-Filing an Extension for Your Federal Income Taxes