Builds the self-esteem and morale of children who have one or both parents serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The book points out some of the special circumstances military kids deal with and how these can be seen as exciting challenges and advantages, such as traveling to other cities and countries and getting to meet different kinds of people. With fun and engaging activities and simple text. For grades K-3. Personalization not available in quantities 25-99
It's not easy saying goodbye to a parent who is being deployed, even if it's just for a short time. This book helps children learn how to cope with their feelings and how to make the most of the period they're apart. It assures them of their deployed parent's love and provides tips for writing letters and helping out by doing their best at school and doing chores at home. For grades K to 3. Personalization not available in quantities 25-99
This easy-to-read book was written for children whose parent is soon to return home from deployment. It tells children what they can expect and how they help make the homecoming a celebration. Reunion is often a time of stress and adjustment for families, and the book also helps children identify and deal with their own feelings. For grades K-3. Personalization not available in quantities 25-99
Explains the dangers of fire and teaches children to stay away from matches, lighters, candles, stoves, and other sources of flames. Plus, kids learn how to call 9-1-1, how to escape a fire safely, and more. Your own personal message is imprinted on front cover. For grades 1 -2.
* A friendly bar of soap (Splish) and drop of water (Splash) show that when they get together, magic happens in the form of clean, healthy hands * Simple text and activities teach kids how and when to wash their hands, why hand hygiene is so important and other ways they can keep germs from spreading. (Grades: K-3)
Moving is a fact of life for military families and this book helps kids think positively about their next relocation. It gives them tips and fun activities to help them get ready, such as: * Research your new locale * Find out about youth sponsorship * Make a memory book * And more. It also provides tips on: * Adjusting to a new home * Getting settled in a new school * Making new friends. For grades 3-5.
* Perky bears help prepare young children for a hospital stay * Features coloring and activity pages * Includes An introduction to the hospital; All about stethoscopes, x-rays, IVs; Hospital meals; Visiting hours, Playrooms; and much more * Grades K-3
* Helps relieve a child's anxiety over going to an emergency room * Clearly shows kids what doctors and nurses do, and in simple language tells children what to expect * Includes: * Blood tests; Shots; Stitches; Casts; X-rays; and much more. (Grades: K-3) Bilingual-English/Spanish. Personalization not available in quantities 25-99
Teaches children how to protect themselves from abuse by "bad" strangers. Presented in a non-threatening manner for children. Topics include: * How to avoid "tricks" strangers may use * What to do (and not do) in the street, in stores and at home alone * Good vs. bad touching * Phone smarts and how to use 911 * People to talk to if the child needs help. Spanish version. (Grades: K-3) Personalization not available in quantities 25-99
Reflective stickers alert firefighters to areas of the home where those especially vulnerable may not be able to escape quickly from a fire. Back of stickers instruct recipients as to proper placement and also list home fire safety program tips.
Easy-to-follow steps in English and Spanish provide valuable instructions. User slips card over the shower head and after each examination, punches out appropriate month. Includes instructions for exams in the shower, before a mirror and lying down. Ideal for promoting breast cancer awareness month.
This publication helps the returning service member and the family handle reunions with as little stress as possible. Includes sections titled Especially For Partners Of Those Returning Home, Especially for Service Members Returning Home and how to Reconnect At Your Children's Pace. Readers will also find Stress-Relief Techniques, special advice for those Returning From A War Zone and tips on What Makes For A Successful Military Family.
Gives families valuable points to help them positively deal with deployment. Includes tips for deployed personnel and spouses on Pre-Deployment Planning (Financial Savvy, Legal Tasks and more), Handling Emergencies At Home, Dealing With Emotional Issues For Stay-At-Home Spouses, Deployment Parenting 101 (ways to ease the pain of separation for children) and more. Also contains Online Sources For Deployment Information.
Service members and families struggling to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can find guidance in this 16-page booklet. It explains What Is PTSD?, What Are The Symptoms Of PTSD?, Why Is It Important To Seek Help?, What Is The Treatment For PTSD?, How Can Other Family Members Help?, and suggests Where To Go For Help. Also includes a Checklist of Trauma Symptoms to help service members begin to understand their emotions and reactions.
Military families face challenges that raise their risk for domestic abuse. This booklet helps possible victims and abusers recognize What Exactly Is Domestic Abuse, Why Does Abuse Happen and How Abuse Affects The Victims. It also outlines how the Family Advocacy Program Can Help, Report Abuse, What To Do If You Are Being Abused, What To Do To Aid A Victim and more. It's a valuable tool for helping families deal with this serious issue.
Communication is crucial for military families. The better they are able to talk and listen to each other, the more their family will thrive despite the situations unique to military families, such as numerous deployments and relocations. This guide can help with topics including How To Be A Good Listener And Talk So You're Heard, Communication For A Healthy Marriage, Talking To Children and Communication During Deployment. Includes a special section Especially For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.
Even the best of families have conflicts. This handbook, written with a psychologist, helps families identify how to prevent conflicts and cope with any that happen, whether within couples or between parents and children, siblings, adult children and older parents and more. Filled with wisdom, it's a handbook every family can put to good use.
Help fight childhood obesity with this 16-page guide that gives parents concrete ways to make a difference * Includes Why Weight Matters; Children's Body Mass Index Charts; Age Growth Charts; Suggestions For Getting Children To Take An Interest In Healthier Meals & Snacks; Tips On Encouraging Physical Activity; and more.
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