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Going Back to School When You're a Military Spouse

“Going Back to School When You’re a Military Spouse” provides an overall summary of what to consider in making the decision to pursue postsecondary education.

The Basics of Managing Stress

In this short article, you will find an overview of the signs and causes of stress, and steps you can take to help keep your stress under control.

Workplace Flexibility Toolkit

The "Workplace Flexibility Toolkit" provides valuable information you can use to understand how workplace flexibility can improve work-life balance.

Management Tools (Family Centers)

Management Tools (Family Centers) is an article that provides a multitude of resources for helping families manage military life to find the balance they need for successful careers and happy homes.

Military Child Care Options

Having safe, affordable and dependable child care choices is critical for working and student parents. The Department of Defense (DoD) realizes this need, sets clear standards for military-operated and military-affiliated child care programs and provides options and assistance for military families living on and off installations.

Child Care Swaps

Many issues influence your spending while going back to school, and finding affordable child care can be a challenge. Explore child care swaps as an alternative method to managing these expenses.

The Hidden Costs of Working

The expenses associated with being a working professional can sometimes outweigh the net income you bring in, especially if you are only working part-time. It's important to be aware of the hidden costs of working so you can make the best employment decision.

Time Management Tips

As a military spouse, you may have to juggle school, work, home and being a parent, all while your spouse is deployed or working long days. Understanding how to manage your time can help you successfully make it through those times of separation.

Structure at Home for Working Parents

Follow these simple, actionable suggestions to relieve your stress as a working parent. Make sure to make time for yourself so you will enjoy your job and your family.