Helping Your Young Child Cope With a Parent's Deployment
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Helping Your Young Child Cope with a Parent's Deployment is a lively and practical guide for military parents (and grandparents and other caregivers). Saying goodbye for about a billion days is a high-stress experience for children. Parents worry: What do my kids need in order to thrive? How can I help them cope? What kinds of activities foster a meaningful connection across the miles?
Jerilyn Marler—who has been a military child, military wife, and military mom—answers those questions and more with cheerful wisdom. She includes 22 fun ways to help kids before and during deployment.
Military parents who want the best for their children should keep this book handy.
This is a terrific book for families facing deployment separation issues. Our granddaughter missed her daddy terribly when his Navy ship left on a seven month deployment overseas. We learned many things in this book to help her cope, and found many resources for everyone in the family. Highly recommended!
OMG! What an amazing book!
Even the Portland Book Review gives this book 5 Stars and it almost never gives books 5 Stars!
My young son was separated from his dad off and on for years and coping with my own feelings and helping him cope with his was a huge challenge. What I would have given for this book back then! But what a blessing for parents to have this book now. It is full of gentle guidance, wonderful encouragement and easy, creative ideas to ease the suffering and to strengthen the parent bond. If you know someone who's child is separated from a loved one, it's hard to know how to be helpful. This book is the answer - send it to them ASAP.