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Keeping Kids Connected

Source: Military Community & Family Policy

When you are in the military, keeping family relationships strong and staying connected takes extra effort. With service members and their families stationed around the world, we often have to get creative and find new ways to make the time zones and continents separating us seem less significant. This focus on staying connected is even more important for children, especially during the coming holiday season. Family customs, shared traditions, and memories are what help children feel close to their grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other extended family members. Family is a stabilizing foundation for our children, even when some of their family members are thousands of miles away.

Check out these suggestions and resources to help your children manage the separations that come with the military lifestyle:

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