Between the avalanche of emotions and behaviors experienced by every family member and the stress of preparing for deployment, don’t be surprised if you feel completely overwhelmed. Planning proactively and putting the right systems in place before you leave will have a positive impact on how you and your family manage the long weeks and months while you are deployed.
This is the third in a series of six National Responsible Father Clearinghouse Spotlights, which provide tips for dads on deployment. The series is authored by Armin Brott, a former Marine, fatherhood author (Ask Mr. Dad), and host of the radio show Positive Parenting for Military Families. The series was developed with assistance from Nigel Vann (Fathers Incorporated).
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