Parenting Resource

Helping Your Child Prepare for a Parent’s Deployment

Download Files Feb 3, 2007

Infants and toddlers may not understand the specifics of an upcoming separation, but they can sense the increased stress in their homes.

Parents and caregivers can assist their babies and toddlers before a parent’s deployment by offering reassurance. Learn how caregivers can help children feel physically and emotionally safe by helping them manage their strong emotions.