Home Again (Board Book)

This children’s board book is written to address the needs of families with young children who are experiencing the return of a parent who has been deployed with the military. Although these reunions can be exciting and joyful, they can also be stressful, both for the adults and for young children. Some young children may… More Home Again (Board Book)

Military Youth Coping With Separation: When Family Members Deploy (DVD)

This video program is designed specifically for older children and adolescents as they face military deployment in their family. This product was developed by military pediatricians and adolescent medicine specialists to help military youth understand that they are not alone as they experience family separation. It also provides tools for young people to use to… More Military Youth Coping With Separation: When Family Members Deploy (DVD)

Night Catch

Book Cover, Night Catch

When a soldier’s work takes him half-way around the world, he enlists the help of the North Star for a nightly game of catch with his son. Night Catch is a timeless story that connects families while they are apart and offers comforting hope for their reunion. Ages 4-8

Over There (Board Book)

Children express feelings about their father being away on deployment. Subjects: children of military personnel, separation anxiety in children, armed forces, deployment, military family life. Ages 0-3

While You Are Away

Book Cover, While You Are Away

Three children anticipate happy reunions with their parents, who are on active military duty abroad. Heavily sentimental language appears throughout, as when one little boy wonders, “Who is bringing chicken soup to my daddy when he has a cold?” and “Is he cozy and warm?” The questions go unanswered but are accompanied by glowing images… More While You Are Away