Supporting Your Child While a Parent Is Deployed
Even the youngest baby can miss her deployed parent. Here's how to ease the loss by continuing to offer loving activities and routines.
Caregivers can be supportive to their infant and toddler by simply understanding how the young child’s emotions and behaviors are connected. Caregivers who recognize that young children often communicate their feelings through their behaviors may be more likely to respond with empathy and patience, rather than with frustration and anger. Learn how to pick up on these behaviors and how best to respond.
Tips for parents to learn how to balance their own needs with those of their infants and toddlers.
Change, even a positive one like a loved one's return, can be stressful for infants and toddlers. Learn how to guide them through this adjustment.