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Children and Deployment

Children and Deployment

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Children and Deployment: Keeping in Touch
[10/23/2004]

Children and Deployment: Keeping in Touch
When a Parent Goes to War: Helping Your Children Cope With Their Fears
[12/9/2004]

Helping children deal with the fears they might have when a parent is deployed to a war front.
Reactions of Children
[12/9/2004]

This article details some signs to look for in your child's behavior that may indicate separation anxiety.
Tweens: A Survival Guide for Parents of Pre-Teens
[12/9/2004]

Parenting is challenging enough, but now you have entered the dreaded adolescent years. Have no fear. This article will assist you in helping your 9-12 year old tween navigate the ups and downs of military life.
Is Your Child Overloaded With After-School Activities?
[12/9/2004]

How to balance after-school activities with children's need for personal and family time. The article covers information about handling extracurricular activities while being a military family.
Employed During Deployment: The Stay-behind Parent's Guide
[12/9/2004]

This article is about working parents who are left to handle the family when their Sailor or Marine is deployed. Advice is given to help them stay organized, remain flexible and take time to evaluate the new roles they must take on to maintain their family. Links to cyberparent.com, a Stanford University website about sleep, Lifelines article on Avoiding Early Morning Madness, Tips for Frazzled Parents, and a return and reunion Lifelines article on preparing for the return of the deployed spouse.
Children and Deployment: Keeping in Touch
[12/9/2004]

This article is about how a parent can help a child keep in touch while a parent is deployed. It discusses things both younger and older children can do, and links to LIFELines articles "Ways to Show Your Support," "Using the Net to Stay in Touch," and "Positive Growth Opportunities" plus the "Dads at a Distance" site that includes "Moms Over Miles."
Tips for Talking to Children About Deployment
[12/21/2004]

Tips for Talking to Children About Deployment

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