Kids Deployment Line for Month of the Military Child

MOMC2016v2_400The Airman & Family Services Flight is celebrating April, the month of the military child, with a Kids Deployment Line on Saturday, April 9th from 1 PM to 3 PM.

Visit https://ellsworthafrc.org/kdl/ for deployment registration and event information.

Registration is required for “deploying” kids.

Registration closes on March 23rd at 4 PM or earlier if we reach 100 registrants.

25 Ways To Ask Your Kids How Was School Today

By now those of you with school age kids have probably already made it home and attempted the “how was school today” conversation.

As a child my answer to my parents was always “fine,” “good,” or “alright,” but never much more. My mother would always have follow-up questions such as “what did you learn today?” as she attempted to get more than a one word answer out of me. Again my answer was the usual “nothing.” You may have done the same with your parents, but now you are on the other side of the table. So what do you do?

25-Ways-to-ask-your-kids-how-was-school-720x720Liz Evans, of the blog Simple Simon and Company, used to be a teacher and now has three kids. She too wanted more than a one word answer, so she came up with a list of 25 Ways To Ask Your Kids How Was School Today without asking “How was school today?”

After an overwhelming response to her original post, she added more questions for older kids in 25 Ways to Ask Your Teens ‘How Was School Today?’ WITHOUT asking them ‘How Was School Today?’.