Child Care and the Military Family
Did you know there are approximately 1.9 million military children, ranging in ages from newborn to 18 years old? and More than 700,000 children have experienced the deployment of one or more parents since 2001.* As a child care provider you are at the forefront of supporting these military children and their families. You can be the stability these children need. There is help available for you! Penn State Extension, Childcare and Youth Training and Technical Assistance Program, has a list of resources featuring research-based information, resources, and professional development for childcare professionals serving military connected families. Military Families Learning Network concentrates on the interests and needs of child care providers who serve military families.…
Is Your Business Reaching Out to Military Children on Friday April 13th?
It could be this simple! Saying thank you to a military child – maybe they are wearing purple this Friday, April 13th? Are you able to wear purple? A ribbon, a t-shirt, any means to show recognition. Put a face to the military child! You and your sales staff should recognize them with smiles and a big thank you directly to the child. Think how the parent(s) will appreciate your efforts! April is Month of the Military Child. Take the time and make the effort to recognize these little patriots! Join Us Posted byColonel KonMonday, April 09, 2012Labels:Col K,military family,Month of the Military Child
Build Sports Fans on MilitaryAvenue.com
Stepping out in sports should be a natural thought, make it happen. Put a Base Sponsorship front and center on installations where military members live and spread the word about the joy of the sport. A love for sports is planted and nurtured.Families love playing baseball, hockey, lacrosse, basketball and tennis on MilitaryAvenue.com! Military families love liveliness and that is what you are offering to them: the information about your sports facilities, teams and pride. We know military folks are moving to new areas of the country, perhaps for the third time in 5 years. Allegiances are built, tweaked and are necessary to hold on to the flavor of the…