are times a husband has a wife who is a servicemember
as well, and the roles are reversed. Depending on his
strengths and emotional make-up, this can be an extremely
hard role to fill, as he is also working and caring for
all of the needs at home. While military spouses
donít have an official role; they donít wear uniforms
and they certainly donít wear rank, they do serve in an
unofficial, unrecognized, supportive capacity.
children need to feel honored and appreciated as well.
It is not easy to have one or both of their parents out
of the home for so much of the year. They
may attend many different schools throughout their childhood,
never being able to build and keep solid relationships
with their friends, which is especially hard during the
high school years when life-long friendships often form.
curriculum and lesson plans, changing teachers and teaching
methods can cause them to struggle in school. They often
develop problems with self worth and lack confidence in
their abilities which often affects their grade level.
Though they experience travel and many good lessons in
life along the way, military life can be quite challenging.
might also want to honor others who have been supportive,
such as Parents, Extended Family Members, Friends, Support
Groups or members of your Church Family, especially in
the case of single parents.