A Letter from the  Managing Editor

A Letter from the Managing Editor

Military families know how to handle transition. We change houses, schools, jobs and neighbors faster than any other group that I know. I have to confess, though, that putting together the August issue of Macaroni Military Family has probably been ...

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11 Fun Ways to Say Goodbye to Summer!

11 Fun Ways to Say Goodbye to Summer!

There are certain things that are just synonymous with summer fun, but sometimes between camps, sleepovers and just too many hot days we forget to make the most of the lazy days of summer. Here are 11 things that will ...

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Surviving Long Runs with a Toddler

Surviving Long Runs with a Toddler

If you are like me and like to run, the only way to make that happen is to tow along the baby or toddler. Running when my little girl was a baby was a lot easier because she would sleep ...

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Face of Defense: Coast Guardsman Swims to Save Lives

Face of Defense: Coast Guardsman Swims to Save Lives

An Olympic-length triathlon swim is just under a mile -- 0.9 miles to be exact. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer completed a triathlon swim of a different nature and saved four lives July 21, 2015. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd ...

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I Don't Want to Go to School

I Don't Want to Go to School

Now that the school year is beginning, it won't be long before one morning you'll awaken to the declaration, “I don't want to go to school.” It's a cry, actually more of a plea, which every parent is likely to ...

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It's Farmers Market Week!

It's Farmers Market Week!

It's National Farmers Market Week!! The celebration kicked off on August 2nd and runs through August 8th, 2015. You may be wondering why shopping at the local Farmers Market is something you should do. Here are 4 reasons to make ...

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Much-Traveled Military Children Enjoy Opportunities, Face Challenges

Much-Traveled Military Children Enjoy Opportunities, Face Challenges

Military children may have opportunities to live in interesting places but they also face unique challenges that can affect their education, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command said last month at the Military Child Education Coalition seminar. Navy Adm. Harry ...

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