7 Things Military Teens Want You to Know

By Matthew Oh, co-founder and editor of Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen “If not for the military, we wouldn’t have the opportunity to travel to new places, meet new friends, and gain new experiences. To be a military child is truly a unique experience that I personally wouldn’t trade for anything.“ Matthew Oh The children […]

The Problem with Growing Up: Thoughts on Moving and Friendship

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen: Matthew Oh. Thank you, Matthew, for sharing your story! (Photo Credit: Matthew Oh) Moving is nothing new to military kids. Over the course of my life, I’ve moved a total of eight times throughout the mainland U.S., Hawaii, and […]

It’s a Military Child Life

Looking for a virtual community for your military child?You are in luck, because we have one just for military children. Find our new page on our website! We also can be found on Facebook and Instagram, where we actively share resources and build community. Here you will find community among other military families who are […]

It’s a Military Life: 10 Fun Outside Activities to Do at Home

Whether you have children, a dog, or it’s just you and your significant other, it is so easy to waste away on the couch in front of the TV. I know, I am not making the best out of my free time, when Netflix asks me, “Are you still watching?” What Netflix is really saying […]