Coping with a "New Normal"


Military deployment affects each member of a family profoundly, especially if a family member has to return from deployment due to an injury. Understanding what has happened and what the change means for their daily lives may happen gradually for children; adjusting to a “new normal” can require many small steps in coping with the situation. Find advice on helping your children cope and adjust to these life changes on the “Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change” site here:

What is the
Learning Triangle? 

Use this simple three-step process at home or in an educational setting.

View: TV

Use the magic of Wisconsin PBS Kids to spark your child's sense of curiosity and love of learning.

Do: Activities

Transform educational ideas into concrete, hands-on experiences for children.

Read: Books

Make connections between what you view and what you read.


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