2019 MilParent Power Toolkit

MilParent Power helps military families build their family readiness and resilience, while supporting them in efforts to up their parenting game with easy tips, reminders and resources. With the MilParent Power toolkit, Military OneSource offers. …
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MilParent Power Is Help for Parents

MilParent Power offers helpful information and practical tools to help busy military parents build family togetherness, readiness and resilience.

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6 Tips to Harness Your MilParent Power

As a service member, spouse or survivor you know the importance of being a good guardian — of country, community and family. Responsibility is nothing new.

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20 MilParent Power Tips to Step Up Your Parenting

Parenting is a perfect example of family readiness and resilience – it’s an “always-on” job. Like a military mission, responsible parenting requires attention, smarts, skills and support. Here are 19 tips to help you step up your parenting and improve your childrearing skills. Everyone wins with responsible parenting.

2019 MilParent Power Toolkit For Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As service providers, you are an integral part of the Department of Defense’s efforts to promote positive parenting, encourage use of helping resources, and prompt reporting of suspected child. …
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Parenting Infants and Toddlers – The Essentials

Welcome to parenthood. It is the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll likely have. However, as a warrior, you are well trained and understand you need to rely on others for mission success. Military OneSource is part of your parenting support team, connecting you to valuable intel, resources and benefits so you can enjoy these first few years of parenthood.

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New MilParent – The Essentials

New MilParent is a Military OneSource specialty consultation designed specifically for expectant parents and parents of children up to 5 years of age.

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Ways to Secure More Parenting Wins

MilParent Power offers tools, tips and tactics to help keep children and families healthy, safe and strong.

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Keeping Your Children Safe

In many ways parenting is a lot like a military job: it’s a 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year commitment.

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Becoming a New Father While You’re Deployed

Don’t let the stress of deployment spoil the bliss you feel as an expectant father. Even if you won’t be there for the delivery, you can still experience the joys of new fatherhood.

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Spouse – Resources

As a spouse, you manage the unique challenges of military life. You may take on new roles. You adapt to new schedules. Let Department of Defense resources help you and your family thrive. The Military Family Readiness System You. …
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How to Teach Your Military Child About Healthy Boundaries

The best way for military families to show children healthy boundaries is to model it yourself – both with them and with other adults. Here’s a list of some common ways you can help your children learn to build this resilient skill in everyday family life.

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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.

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Accessing and Updating Your Military OneSource Account

With the breadth of information publicly available on Military OneSource, you may wonder why you need a Military OneSource account, how to update your password or who to contact if you need help troubleshooting your account. Behind the Military OneSource login, you get access to many free tools and additional content.