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A Heart Apart: Interactive book gives children, military parents safe way to share feelings about the difficulty of deployment

 By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2012, All Rights Reserved) Melissa Seligman knew she had to help her children find their emotional voices. Her daughter’s depression spiked to near self-destructive levels when her husband deployed. Her son’s anxiety was gut wrenching. “We … Continue reading

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The Hardest Year: Military Children Endure the Stress of Parent’s Deployment

By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2012, All Rights Reserved) Jack Crider hit a wall during his father’s third deployment. It wasn’t just his father’s absence, or the prospect of him dying in Iraq. It was the unexpected move, from Virginia to … Continue reading

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