Deployment/PCS Parents/Family

Deployment: One Day At A Time

Once a child has been deployed, the days and nights not only seem to be never-ending, but they tend to run together day after day, week after week, and month after month. Functioning at the bare minimum can be a major task, yet there are ways to meet the challenge like a real trooper. MaintainingContinue Reading “Deployment: One Day At A Time”

Deployment/PCS Homefront Parents/Family

Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 2

  COMMUNICATION DURING DEPLOYMENT The need for parents to communicate with and do everything possible for their child kicks into overdrive when the child is deployed.  We are blessed to live in a time when there are several ways for families to communicate with those deployed. However, first and foremost we must have their correctContinue Reading “Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 2”

Deployment/PCS Homefront Parents/Family

Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 1

  As the mother of a Marine that was deployed in support of both OEF and OIF, I want to give a resounding cry out to other parents preparing for this experience to do all you can to be as equipped as possible. Once your loved one leaves, the emotions and questions become so rampantContinue Reading “Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 1”