Hello, My Name is… Jennifer

August 29, 2023

Episode 285

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Jennifer Predny, the parent of four military-connected children talks about the impact of multiple transitions and how they have affected her family. She gives insight on how parents can assist their children navigate being the new kid at school.


This podcast is made possible by generous funding from the Hanscom Spouses’ Club.  To learn more, visit https: https://hanscomsc.org/.


Audio mixing by Concentus Media, Inc., Temple, Texas.


Show Notes:



Jennifer Predny is an Army wife of 17 years and has four children, ages 16, 15, 11, and 9. Over the years Jennifer has learned how to navigate advocating for a child with a 504 plan in several different school systems, homeschooling for elementary, middle, and high school kids in two different states, transitioning kids from homeschool to public school, and everything in between. Jennifer is an avid volunteer, former PTO President, and Senior Advisor to her husband’s unit. She has a B.A. in English Creative Writing and will graduate with her MFA in Creative Writing this fall. 




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