Home Again: Re-Connecting with Your Older Toddler
Depending how long the military parent has been away, they may be coming home to a toddler who is turning into a preschooler. The returning parent will find that these children are naturally acting and behaving differently than when they left. Watch how returning parents adjust to coming home to a child who has much more energy, social skills and personality than when they left.
Parents need to take care of themselves first. Watch how mothers learned that becoming a better parent involved taking time to reconnect with themselves, relieve stress and reach out to friends and f…
Learn how keeping familiar routines during times of transition and stress can help children cope with changes.