From their loved ones’ deployments to homecomings, military family members make incredible sacrifices. Provide them the resources they need to manage issues on the home front, offer valuable guidance, and build morale by sharing the educational tools available here at Positive Promotions. Shop our selection of military family resources and you'll discover inspirational items to honor and support these families, as well as educational tools to prepare them and their children for life's daily and unique challenges.
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.
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.
Provides timely money-management topics for military personnel. Includes Preparing for Financial Freedom; Thrift Savings Plan (TSP); Allotments; College Education; Buying a House or Car, Credit Cards and Credit Scores, Investing in Stocks; Bonds and Mutual Funds; Making Family Financing Deployment Ready, and Preventing or Dealing With Identity Theft. Also contains many Online Sources for Military Financial 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.
Because of the growing rate of suicide in the military, this booklet can be a lifesaver. It can help military families reduce the possibility of suicidal thinking, as well as recognize first signs and how to get help fast. Topics include * 6 Common Myths About Suicide * The Warning Signs Of Suicidal Thinking * What To Do If A Loved One Is Suicidal * What To Do If You Are Suicidal * and much more. Included are Stress Management Techniques and Resources For Intervention.
Help military families deal successfully with the stress of moving. They'll find tips on Preparing For Relocation * Budgeting For A Move * Managing Your Move * Relocation and much more. There's a special section on Sponsorship and how it helps heal relocations, plus Manage Your Move tips especially for children. A great resource for the whole family.
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
Presents 10 ways kids can help out the family and cope when a military parent is deployed: * Stay in touch: send letters and E-mails, phone calls * Hang up photos of your parent * Keep busy! You will have more to write about * And 7 more.
The return of a military parent is a happy event, yet it also requires an adjustment from everyone. Back advises kids on planning a " Welcome Home" event, getting used to each other again and 4 more tips.
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
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.
Bookmark tells military kids to be proud that their parents protect America's freedoms and lists 6 ways they can help their parents: * Listen to and obey them * Do your chores and homework on time * Do your best in school * And 3 more.
Remind military kids how exciting a move can be. Back provides them with 6 Tips For A Successful Move, including: * Research where you are moving to * Find out what you can about your new school and activities you will enjoy * Be open to making new friends. Remember to smile. * And 3 more.
Help military families keep all their vital information in one place, including military service, insurance, health, entitlement benefits and much more. Having key information at their fingertips will relieve stress and help them prepare for deployment, emergencies and other situations. Sturdy leatherette cover protects contents.
This 32-page 15-month calendar is filled with activities and tips to help children and adults cope with a family member's deployment. Families can fill in each blank month to fit their personal deployed member's schedule. Children will enjoy doing the activities on each month, while parents will appreciate the tips on each calendar page. Back includes notes for parents on preparing for reunion.
Promote military family support with inspiring and patriotic products from Positive Promotions. Military family appreciation is an important undertaking, especially during April, the Month of the Military Child, a perfect time to extend extra special thanks to young military family members. This event began in the mid 1980s, designated by Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger to honor military kids for their sacrifices and courage, and to emphasize the important role children play in the American Armed Forces.
For the Month of the Military Child in April, sponsor a "Support our Troops" parade in your community, so military kids, veterans and military families can walk with pride through town. Along with activity books for all ages, Positive Promotions carries colorful pinwheels that can be planted in the ground to raise awareness of Child Abuse Prevention. You can also show support in other ways, such as offering bookmarks with positive messages, special educational tools, and military family gifts to help kids adjust to parental deployments and reunions, as well as ease the stress of relocation to a new base or town.
With our comprehensive Military Family Matters Handbooks, every branch can show military family appreciation, from the Army and Navy to the Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. These essential guides help families handle major life issues related to deployment, PTSD, domestic abuse, suicide, relocation, and other topics. We also offer helpful financial tools for Military Saves Week in February, as well as tips and other resources meant for family members dealing with a deployed loved one. Our assortment of slideguides and pocket pals contain essential information on family conflicts, emergencies, and helping parents tackle the issues of stress management, preventing tobacco, drug & alcohol abuse, and addressing bullying & cyberbullying.
There are also helpful organizational tools for military families such as calendars and personal organizers that are made in the USA. Choose our bestselling patriotic t-shirt created to honor veterans that displays the exclusive slogan "Got Freedom? Thank a Vet". Or stock up on lapel pins, pens, and wristbands to show appreciation for the many volunteers on your military bases and hospitals. In addition, you can add your own logo or artwork to many of our products, or choose from our library of stock military logos. Whatever tools and incentives you need, trust Positive Promotions to help you show support for military families and communities in an unforgettable way.
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