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Did you know that military families pack up and move as often as once every three years? Moving entails uprooting your life, and starting over somewhere new. It can be stressful for the average American family, and it can be much worse for military families making frequent moves. Child psychologist Frederick Medway says that members of the family "who are not part of the decision to move" feel the most repercussions. Without any say in the matter, children can feel stressed and disoriented, but parents can take steps to help children adjust better, and feel happier, in their new homes. What k... read more

Carmel is an enchanting, scenic and quaint village that neighbors Pebble Beach most closely but also is less than 10 miles from Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove and most of Monterey. The streets are narrow and lined with unique boutiques, cafés, award winning restaurants and other small businesses. There are also a few high end shops you will recognize such as Kate Spade New York and Tiffany & Co. Ocean Avenue is one of the main streets through town and ends directly onto the beach. In my opinion, Carmel’s beach is the loveliest in the area as well as the warmest. Views of the golf courses on Peb... read more

If you have orders to Offutt AFB, get excited! Believe it or not, Omaha has been ranked in the Top 10 for best places to live. It's super family friendly with a lot of fun things to do. Have fun! If you are beginning your house hunting search and wondering where to live in Omaha, we haveyou covered. Below is a list of neighborhoods near Offutt AFB. Aksarben Aksarben/Elmwood Park is a self contained community close to downtown. Aksarben is Nebraska spelled backwards.The Elmwood Park neighborhoodinOmaha(extending from Leavenworth Street on the north to Center Street on the south; from South 50t... read more

By Danielle Keech Congrats on your orders to Maxwell AFB! The base is located deep in the southern U.S. in Montgomery, Alabama. Maxwell is a unique duty station with lots of moving parts, so if you’re Air Force, you’ve likely passed through a time or two. About Maxwell AFB Maxwell AFB is broken down into two main parts: Maxwell AFB and the Maxwell-Gunter Annex. And if you have orders to Maxwell AFB, you may be headed to join the 42nd Air Base Wing, 908th Airlift Wing, or receive education through Air University. The 908th Airlift Wing is the only Air Force reserve unit in Alabama. It’s compri... read more

Welcome to Shirlington! A quaint little area of Arlington, Virginia. Shirlington is located just off of the 395 Beltway. Shirlington is 5 miles from The Pentagon! This makes it an ideal commute to working at The Pentagon, Crystal City, Fort Meyer, or Washington DC. (see map below) The Village at Shirlington is a place you can eat indoors or dine outdoors, walk the lovely little streets, shop at a boutique, and have a cup of coffee. You can catch a movie at the movie theater that shows second run films. Shop at the grocery store, fill a prescription at the drug store, or borrow a book from the... read more