Spotlight: Our Hispanic Military Spouse Community

Talia Zales, author of A Phone for Christmas, is a Hispanic San Diego based author. Talia was born a military brat. Her father spent twenty-three years in the Air Force, and they traveled quite a bit over the years. By age eighteen, she had already been through more than half of the United States, seeing […]

Montessori-Inspired Toddler Activities

Being a military family often means a lot of change, adjustment, and transitions! Even for adults this can be difficult, so imagine the effects on toddlers! To combat this, creating a stable home environment (wherever in the world that might be!) is so important! Rachel is an elementary teacher, turned stay at home mom, and […]

College Student Writes Book for Military Teens

“You need to try and fit in with your surroundings.” That’s what I heard throughout my military child upbringing. Whether it was from military counselors or teachers, everyone insisted that when I moved somewhere new, there was only one way to go about it; Move. Slowly blend into your new environment. Survive a few years. […]

IMCL Must Read: The Peppered Sky

  Sarah lives in Temple, TX with her husband, children, and cat. She grew up as a military brat, with her dad a Chaplain. Later she joined the Army as a Blackhawk mechanic. She deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. She met her husband who was also a Blackhawk mechanic, got married, and became a military […]


Exceptional Family Member Program  a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated community support, housing, educational, medical, and personnel services to Families with special needs. Each branch of the military has an EFMP Family Support Provider to help with resources, enrollment, referrals and any information related […]

It’s A Military Childs Life

We are so happy to have you join us here at It’s a Military Child Life! This is a place that celebrates our military kids each and every day by providing resources and activities with the military child in mind.   A growing learning community for all military children! Find resources for military children and […]

IMCL Month of the Military Child Contest Winners Announcement!

In honor of Month of the Military Child, It’s a Military Child Life hosted the IMCL Month of the Military Child Illustration Contest …and let me tell you, WOW! We sure do have some talented military kiddos! For this contest we asked military-affiliated children to illustrate either their HOME or their HERO, because both are […]