Military Family Appreciation Month

Marine Families are the epitome of strength, resiliency, and sacrifice. Our appreciation of Marine Corps Families is year round, but the month of November gives us the opportunity to share with the nation what a valued asset we have in our Families.

Tough Conversations: Child Abuse

Having the tough conversations can be difficult, but when you suspect child abuse, it's important. Read on to find the resources you need to identify and seek help when there's a situation involving child abuse. 

Being Ready Means Watching Your Alcohol Consumption

Readiness implies that each person is prepared physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Consider the following and strive to achieve these low-risk choices.

School is in Session: A Progress Report for Students

The new school year is in full swing. Now is the time to assess how things are going and decide if things are going well or if some adjustments need to be made.

Your MCCS Resiliency Checklist

Military life is stressful and can present many different challenges. Build your resiliency with MCCS programs and services.

Parents and Children Need to Forge Strong Connections

Parents and children benefit from forging strong connections with each other, but military families can face unique challenges in building and maintaining these relationships.

Tips To Connect With Your Child And Establish A Good Relationship

Like anything worth having, positive relationship building takes time and effort. Parents have to invest in building dynamic relationships with their children that will span their lifetime.

Community Connections Help to Combat Childhood Obesity

Military families face unique challenges from relocation to inconsistent medical care due to PCS, and lack of community which can all impact your child’s weight. Marine Corps Community Services offers programs at military installations to help parents combat the emotional, social, and physical impacts of military life from fitness and sports to recreational programs and camps.

Become an Effective Communicator to Connect With Others

Excellent communication is more than knowing how to speak with others. The Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) workshop Say What focuses on the importance of listening, and offers tips on how to become a better listener.

The Exceptional Family Member Program Lends More than Just a Helping Hand

The EFMP lending library has many great items that can be loaned to supplement your household during the transition. The library includes books, sensory items, and assistive devices for EFMP families.

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