Homefront: How to Take Care of Yourself While Your Partner is Away
This brochure focuses on how taking care of yourself is one way of taking care of your baby or toddler.
Taking care of your baby or toddler is not only about what you say and do but how you are. Are you calm or tense? Can you focus on your child, or are you constantly distracted? Do you have the time and energy to pay attention and be present with your child, to laugh and play with her? These are important questions for all parents of babies and toddlers. They become even more important when you are coping with the added stressors of military life. Learn more about how to support yourself during this difficult time.
As saying good-bye is often so difficult, it seems saying hello should be easy. But homecoming can also be stressful. This handout provides advice for how to take care of yourself and your baby.