It’s an Adventure
A good way to deal with changes is to look at them as the beginning of new adventures.
Every time parents deal with a big transition, so do children, and military children have to deal with these transitions a lot. Big changes can mean big challenges. Ask, “What’s the hardest thing about this new move?” or “What’s the biggest or hardest challenge you’ve had to go through?” Share an answer of your own.
Watch the video together. Then it’s superhero time! Say:
- Grab a towel! That’s your superhero cape.
- Strike a superhero pose! Yeah—you’ve got this!
- Let’s say Elmo and Rosita’s mantra loudly: Whatcha gonna say when a new change comes your way? It’s a new adventure!
Moving as a family is great self-care, and can be easy and fun.
Healthy eating is a great form of self-care, especially if you have a plan.
What Went Well?
Self-care can be as easy as finding little wins throughout the day.
Keep It Simple
Sometimes self-care means choosing the easier way to do things.
Being Still and Quiet
Self-care can be as easy as creating a little quiet.
Wherever I Am, We Can Still Be Friends
Supporting Caregiving Families
A guide to help providers support military and veteran caregiving families.