Families

Family Matters: Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids

The month of April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, honoring military families and their children.  For more information check out the Department of Defense’s Month of the Military Child homepage. Today blog come from Elaine Sanchez, at the American Forces Press Service. She shares her perspective on the qualities she most appreciate about children from military …

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FOCUS for Couples

By Kirsten Woodward, director of FOCUS and Family Programs Division We celebrated Valentine’s day earlier this month. It is a holiday in which couples express their romantic thoughts for each other. The holiday celebrates love and is observed by exchanging candy & gifts. It’s a holiday where couples can share their feelings of adoration toward one another and small tokens …

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The Importance of Immunizing Your Child

By 2nd Lt. Megan Donahue, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Lt. Robert Lennon, family medicine physician at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla. Why is it important for a child to receive all of his or her recommended vaccinations? Vaccines help prevent diseases that cause health problems and death by providing the vaccinated individual with immunity to the organisms …

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