For Parents

Getting through deployment can be a daunting task for all involved, but especially for children. These resources are for parents who want to help their children deal with deployment.
Honoring our Babies and Toddlers
Zero To Three (National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families) offers three guides on how to support young children affected by military deployment, injury, or death. The guides describe situations a family and their baby/toddler may experience and ways to help children cope. It also points out signs for when a parent should seek additional support.
10 Things Military Teens Want You to Know
The National Military Family Association has created this18-page booklet describing ten key areas that influence military youth, highlighting each with quotes and providing pertinent information, helpful tips, and resources for more information.
Teens & Deployment: What to Expect and How to Help
This section of the Real Warriors website provides information about what to expect from your teen, with tips to help your teen after a parent returns from deployment.