New Articles for Military Families on About.com

As some of you may know, I’m About.com’s expert on military families. Here are the latest articles:

Paying for Your Child’s College Education–A Guide for Military Parents

The Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

Overcoming the Challenges to Military Spouse Employment

Installation Education Centers–Everything You Need to Know to Land a Job

Military Relocation–Know Your Relocation Resources

 

 

Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, and Jeanne Chandler

Guests: Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, and Jeanne Chandler
Topics covered:

  • The Army’s Ready and Resilient Program
  • The Army’s commitment to military families
  • A candid, personal discussion of how the Chandlers struggled, coped with, and overcame the SMA’s PTSD, and the support and resources that are available to other families facing the same issues.

Additional important resources:
http://www.army.mil/readyandresilient/
http://www.army.mil/leaders/sma/
http://www.army.mil/news/health/
http://www.preventsuicide.army.mil/
http://www.myarmyonesource.com

Armin Brott is the father of three, a former U.S. Marine, and an internationally recognized authority on fatherhood. He’s the author of eight bestselling books on fatherhood, including “The Military Father: A Hands-on Guide for Deployed Dads” and “The Expectant Father.” His radio show, “Positive Parenting,” has been heard on more than a dozen stations throughout the US for more than 15 years. “Positive Parenting for Military Families” has been on AFN for nearly two years.

Armin is dedicated to giving dads and moms tools, support, and strategies they can use to be the best possible parents.

He has worked with Marine and Navy SEAL families in various locations, and has spoken at numerous Congressional briefings and health conferences about deployment, reintegration, and many other issues facing military families.

Supporting Military Families + Death-Defying Math

[amazon asin=144245735X&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 1: Jill Biden, author of Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops.
Topic: The Second Lady of the US talks about being the mother of a deployed soldier and the effects of deployment on children.


[amazon asin=0761163743&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 2: Sean Connolly, author of The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math.
Topic: Death-defying challenges for young mathematicians.
Issues: How to defeat vampires using algebraic equations; destroy and out-of-control asteroid using geometry; escape an enemy spy using ratios and proportions; plus killer tornadoes, deadly spiders, zombies, and more.

Jill Biden + Deadly Math Problems + Bratproofing Your Child + Redefining Geeks

[amazon asin=144245735X&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 1: Jill Biden, author of Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops.
Topic: The Second Lady of the US talks about being the mother of a deployed soldier and the effects of deployment on children.


[amazon asin=0761163743&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 2: Sean Connolly, author of The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math.
Topic: Death-defying challenges for young mathematicians.
Issues: How to defeat vampires using algebraic equations; destroy and out-of-control asteroid using geometry; escape an enemy spy using ratios and proportions; plus killer tornadoes, deadly spiders, zombies, and more.


[amazon asin=1569803455&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 3: Lewis Solomon and Janet Stern Solomon, coauthors of Bratproofing Your Children.
Topic: How to raise socially and financially responsible kids.
Issues: Protecting children from potentially negative influences of parents’ wealth; protecting your wealth from being destroyed by children and grandchildren.


[amazon asin=0425221563&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 4: Marybeth Hicks, author of Bringing Up Geeks.
Topic: How to protect your kid’s childhood in a grow-up-too-fast world.
Issues: Redefining “geek” in positive terms (Genuine, Enthusiastic, Empowered Kids); freeing children from cultural conditioning while instilling important values; pursuing passions instead of fashions; resisting peer pressure and destructive behavior; supporting the love of learning that helps kids excel in school.