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Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

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Family Resilience

Positive family relationships have the power to help individuals overcome challenges and build resilience.

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Deployment Phases

In this section you'll find information grouped by phases of deployment: pre-deployment, deployment, reintegration, and post-deployment.

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Family Fitness

Warfighters have specific physical activity requirements based on their MOS, but spouses, children, parents, and other loved ones also have physical fitness requirements for their own individual and/or family missions.

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Family Relationship Toolkit

Family readiness groups, family advocacy programs, family support centers, key spouse groups, and others can find selected HPRC resources in one place to use in their work with military families.

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Does “helicopter parenting” work?
Parents sometimes hover (often called “helicopter” parenting) when their child heads to college, but is this helpful? Learn tips for providing your young adults the best kind of support.
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Family & Relationships News

Strategies to impact your well-being: Week #2
A recent study examined eight different strategies for processing emotions and how they were linked to positive emotions and life satisfaction.
Strategies to impact your well-being: Week #1
A recent study examined eight different strategies for processing emotions and how they were linked to positive emotions and life satisfaction.
Food dyes and hyperactivity: Is there a link?
In the debate over food dyes and hyperactivity in children, the FDA feels there is not enough evidence to support any action.
Family Matters: Military Youth Risk-Taking Behavior
In a study of military youth, risk-taking behavior was compared to national and state averages. How did they rank?
Be constructive and communicate
In successful marriages, partners work out problems by talking to each other.

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