Daddy Comforts From Afar

As parents, we know that reading to our children is not only an important contribution to their development, but a powerful opportunity for emotional connection.  So when a military parent deploys, the parent is challenged to continue their vital role, despite a long separation. Father’s Day is just one of the many special holidays that a military family may not get to spend together.

United Through Reading’s Military Program is one way a military parent can remain engaged over the course of a deployment.  As this awww-inducing video from a United Through Reading beneficiary family shows, children are never too young to benefit from the soothing sound of their parent’s voice, and a dad is never too far away to comfort his son in this simple way.

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4 thoughts on “Daddy Comforts From Afar

  1. Reblogged this on NotShortrueTalesOfMe and commented:
    I have this very same book from when Eric was deployed to Afghanistan when Eyrie was a newborn. No I am going to find him several books to read to her so she can hear her Daddy when he is deployed in the coming months.

  2. I love this ideal!! My son is in the Navy & has a two yr. old daughter & a son that will barley be a week old when his deployment happens. I hope he has had the chance to do this!! Wonderful Wonderful ideal!!

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