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Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The program will run through September 2, 2019, and offers free admission to selected museums across the US. Read more

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Here are six ways Monterey and Santa Cruz County families can honor Memorial Day. Read more

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It has been such a pleasure to write the Military Mom column during our time in Monterey, but like anything, all good things must come to an end. For my last Military Mom article, I am going to highlight some of my Monterey favorites! Read more

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Activities and events throughout the month of April will acknowledge the smallest members of Monterey's military families! Read more

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As military dependents, we have access to two gyms, located at Naval Postgraduate School and the Presidio of Monterey. There are other choices available as well. Read more

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The holidays and end of 2018 are upon us and many of us military families will be packing up our things and moving onto our next duty station. Moving is one of the hardest things about military life, especially when it falls during the holidays. Read more

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Holiday fun your military family includes Thanksgiving dinner out, a walking tour of Hotel Del Monte, a Navy Turkey trot, and the annual tree lighting at Hotel Del Monte. Read more

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If you have driven through either of the two main military housing neighborhoods, La Mesa or Fort Ord, you have probably seen the cute, wooden playhouses in front, side, or backyards. Read more

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For military parents, celebrating Mother's Day and Father's Day with their children is extra special, since they know that in future years deployments or training may keep them apart during these special days. Read more

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Every April, military communities all around the world come together to celebrate the youngest heroes in our military families—the kids! Read more

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There are a lot of opportunities for military families to be excited about in the Monterey area this Spring including summer camp options just for children of military members. Read more

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If improved health and wellness are on your list for 2018, look no further than Monterey military spouses to lead the way. Read more

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Military families are often separated from extended family and our Monterey military community is no exception. Military Mom has tips on making holiday travel with your kids easier. Read more

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Veterans Day is Saturday, November 11. This year, why not consider ways your family can honor veterans all year rather than on just one day? Read more

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Military Mom Katie Begley has a few suggestions for people who give unasked for advice to new parents. Read more

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Are you a military family looking for fun outings? A visit to the Information, Tickets, and Tours (ITT) Office at the Naval Postgraduate School or the Outdoor Recreation Office at the Presidio of Monterey is a great place to begin your exploration. Read more

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Where do military parents in Monterey turn when they need help navigating their new role? Enter the Fleet and Family Support Center, Army Community Services, and Child and Youth Services. Read more

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The thousands of military families living in Monterey County face unique challenges. Katie Begley will be offering her perspective on some of those issues in Monterey Bay Parent’s new monthly column specifically for our military families! Read more

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