Tips for staying connected during military assignments and travel.
After an injury, the entire family can adapt and support one another through changes big and small. Learn more on our new topic page Injuries: Rehabilitation.
Injuries: Long-Term Caregiving
Caregiving families needed support beyond the first phase of rehabilitation. Find more tools on our new topic page: Injuries: Long-Term.
You’re strong, but military life can be challenging. Here are ways to talk, listen, and connect.
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Encourage your child to let out his feelings.
Make every birthday special no matter where you are.
Empower your family to make healthy choices.
Working with medical providers, you can keep your family healthy & happy as they adjust to new spaces & faces.
Injuries can affect routines & responsibilities, but family teamwork can help you face these changes.
Prepare your family for reunions.
Transition out of the military, navigate change, and start your new adventure.
Make moving a positive experience for your military children.
Develop strategies for coping with pre-deployments and deployments.
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Establish a “new normal” after physical or mental injuries.
Help your military family cope after the death of a loved one.