No military family gets excited about deployment; instead, we kick it into high gear with planning for such things as financial and legal readiness, child-care arrangements and emotional stability.... more
Deployment is a major event in the lives of military families. From pre-mobilization to care package ideas to reintegration, we have all the resources you need to practically and emotionally prepare for a deployment.
It's the stupid stuff that crushes us. The unnecessary stuff. The big stuff, we can do. But the little stuff chokes us out.Full Story
Some tips and tricks to consider if you are planning to send a care package to the Middle East for a service member.
Kids are going to say what they are going to say when they want to say it. The trouble is I have no idea what I am supposed to say in return–especially when it comes to deployment. When I had a ten-year-old tell me that he was afraid extremists were going to come to the United ... Continue Reading