Friday, April 01, 2011

Month of the Military Child 2011

I love that the Military recognizes our youngest warriors.

April is Month of the Military Child and is being celebrated with a theme of "Celebrate Military Children: The Strength of Our Future" on Army garrisons.

More than 1.7 million children under the age of 18 have at least one parent serving in the armed forces. And it is estimated that more than 900,000 children have had one or both parents deployed multiple times.

I plan on dedicating many entries throughout April to our Military children. I am starting it off with a video I made last year interviewing my own children, all three who have known nothing else but life in the Army. I plan on making a new video this month and I'd love to get questions from others.

What would you like to ask a Military Child?

Leave questions in my comments or leave a question for the boys at formspring. I hope to get lots of participation.


Anonymous said...

1. If a military kid was moving for the first time, what tips would you give them for making friends in their new school?

2. How do you like to help your mom when your dad is deployed?

3. I'm sure you are proud of your dad... what makes you proud of him?

4. I'm sure you are proud of your mom... what makes you proud of her?

5. Where was your favorite place to live?

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Candace April said...

What a great idea!

I'd like to know what do they like best about the moves and what is the biggest challenge with the moves?

Fireball and Thrillhouse said...

1) is there a package that you sent your dad when he was deployed that was more memorable than another?

2) I know your mom can be silly... what is one situation that you remember - that to this day - still cracks you up when you think of your mom.

3) Is there a word your dad says that makes you laugh? If so, what is it?

TheAlbrechtSquad said...

K - Doyle

Are you very proud of your parent that is serving so gallantly for us? all?

Heidi and Steven said...

What is your favorite activity to do as a family when dad is home?

What is something someone could do special for your mom when dad is gone?


1. Do you still stay in contact with friends that you have had to leave?

2. Do you think that being and "ARMY BRAT" has made you a better person?

3. Do you think that you would like to serve in the military like your Dad has and WHY?

4. How many times have you had to move?

5. Do you think that your dad is like a SUPER HERO?

6. Do you get to talk to your dad when he is gone and how often if you do?