Many military families move an average of every 2 -3 years.  The military child will move an average of 6 - 9 times between kindergarten and graduation.  Moving can be stressful but planning ahead can ease the transition and calm your child's fears and worries.

 

Download a Checklist for entering a new school here.

Download a Checklist for leaving a school here.

 

Click here to link to a great website called Military Kids on the Move!  The site has informational sections by age group and one for parents too.

 

Children adjust best when they feel connected to their new school and community.  Click here to link to "Tips for Parents to Foster Connectedness".

 

Parents:  Link to an article, "Military Children and PCS" on Military.com here.  Good tips for parents plus a list of resources and websites.  

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