Field Problem – Helping the littlest ones cope

I have a toddler boy; he is two years old and is having a hard time adjusting to Daddy not being home. The problem we are having is I am not sure how to get him to understand (he is acting out) and what I can read to him that will help him understand. You came up with a list of books for a 5 year old for a young lady that is in one of the forums I’m a member of, but I wasn’t sure if they were age appropriate with a language that my son will understand.

Any chance you can suggest books that are easily understood by toddlers and can help them deal with deployments? Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Danielle; NWS Charleston, SC
Active Duty Navy Spouse, 6 years (former enlisted as well)

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Field Problem – I-rish You A Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Your Valentines care package ideas rock! I had so much fun putting together a special box for my husband; I know he will have just as much fun opening it also. I am trying to start a box for St. Patrick’s Day, but I’m not getting very far. He likes to have some cash in his pocket, so I wadded up a bunch of $1 bills and am going to throw them all in the box for him. Can you help me with some other ideas?

Thanks in advance!

Netta; Fort Campbell, KY;
Active Duty Army; 2 years

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