My husband just found out that he has to do an 18 month month tour without us. As hard as it will be for me, I can't imagine what it is going to put my kids through. I am just not sure how to keep him in their daily life aside from webcams, and phone calls. I know my younger two are very attached to him because he hasn't really deployed much Deploying in two weeks need penpal they have been born, other than the usual 6 month deployments.
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Thank you everyone for the support and advice, you guys are great!! I have found that videos of him reading to them before bed or of him doing flash cards or something help wonderfully. C, I know it won't be easy, but being a daughter of a Marine, My mom talked about him all the time and I never forgot who he was.Married But Looking Real Sex NC Franklinville 27248
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Also, send some cards or paper with your husband so he can send letters and notes to you and the kids, have him mail EACH one individually, instead of grouped together, it will make the kids feel so special to me getting mail from their daddy Deploying in two weeks need penpal they have free mail if families aren't allowed to where they are deploying to.
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He has to understand, though, not to get frustrated when the kid seem to not want to spend too much time talking to them. My son didn't deal wesks with his last deployment and didn't really want to talk to him that much at first,but then in the end, he started opening up again. There are also some good books for you to read to help you through this.
In the end, I kept myself and the kids busy while their dad was gone, which I see you do aswell. And make sure you let the teachers know that their dad is leaving.
One thing that I din't see mentioned in here was a trip or 2, that way your kids aren't focused on daddy leaving but the fact they are going on a fun trip. Since your doing 18 months I would do 3 trips, 6 months apart. Then when it's time for another trip, Deploying in two weeks need penpal is coming home.
Even a weekend trip to the Outer banks or an Amusement park can count. Just leaving town and staying at a hotel with a pool and going to all kid restaurants for the weekend could be fun.
You dont have to spend a lot of money but beed can still be fun. My husband actually thought of this!! Our kids were too young to even notice Daddy left last time but from here on out that is my plan.
Then my kids will learn Deployinb correlate Daddy leaving with a fun trip. They are going to be sad but at least they will have something to take their mind off of it. And you'll be surprised at how fast it goes when your looking at 6 months a few times vs.
Have him record on video favorite stories. That way he can read them to him every night. Children love to hear the same stories over and over again, so if he records 7 or 8 now, and then again in a month or so it would help.
Other than that try making a scrapbook with the older children. Have the younger ones make little art pictures. Keep pictures of him at levels the younger children can see.
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Just remind them everyday who he is, show his picture and Deploying in two weeks need penpal them he loves them. I wish you all the best and will be praying for your whole family. First I would like to send my blessings out to your family and husband. I would also like to thank your husband for fighting for our freedom and safety here in the US. Like you said phone weeeks and webcams will be a big help. I would also suggest showing pictures and Deploying in two weeks need penpal talking positive about their Dad, which I am sure you are doing too.
You might also want to get into the habit of praying with your children every night before they go to bed.
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They have several other things as well.