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.
This booklet is intended for professionals to use with military parents and explores the issues of stress, trauma, grief, and loss as it relates to supporting young children affected by a military pa…