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Coming Together Around Military Families: An online newsletter
from Military Family Projects at ZERO TO THREE

> Check It Out > Spotlight  
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Check It Out: Parenting Cycles of Deployment

Coming Together Around Military Families® staff recently had the chance to talk with Ellen DeVoe of Boston University who, with her team, has developed the “parenting cycle of deployment” model. This model characterizes how parenting and parent relationships change over the course of a deployment. Read the interview.

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Spotlight on: Top Ten Military Family Programs

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Spouse’s blog recently highlighted their top 10 favorite military family nonprofit organizations. While you’ll see ZERO TO THREE listed (#9), you’ll also find a range of programs and providers to check out and learn more about. Browse this blog posting by clicking here.

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News You Can Use: Research on the Effects of Deployment on Military Families

In this longitudinal study, researchers were trying to understand the experiences of a sample of youth in military families and their nondeployed parents. They wanted to understand what the experience of parental deployment was like for teenagers and what their experiences were academically, socially, and emotionally.

To read more about the study’s key findings, click here.

To jump right to the study, browse either the research brief or the technical report.

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Grab & Go Resources:  Little Listeners Brochure 

Check out this brochure which outlines what parents may see in their babies and toddlers during stressful times and offers concrete guidance and activities to support their young children throughout these challenging events. Click here to download the PDF now.


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Month of Military Child

Did you know that there are more than 355,000 military children birth to three years old in today's military? April is the Month of the Military Child, a month used to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community. Get involved in the celebration!


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Coming Together Around Military Families® resources for professionals and parents are now available through Military OneSource.

To order click here or call 1-800-342-9647.


CTAMF Training Opportunities for Professionals Serving Military Families

For information on upcoming trainings please click below. 

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