My Story: Blogs by Four Military Teens is a series of blogs by four military teens that highlights their feelings and experiences before during and after parental deployment. It provides support and education for all military teens and pre-teens by honoring their unique joys and sacrifices addressing their fears and hopes and exploring how parental deployment affects their lives. Although the four youth in My Story are fictional the stories are real-the blogs are a compilation of real life experiences of military kids we have been honored to meet and learn from.
The blogs in My Story address issues such as: Pride in parent's military service Sadness anger and confusion regarding deployments The excitement of homecoming Challenges of reconnecting after deployment Finding a "new normal" Teen depression Dealing with parent's emotional and physical challenges (e.g. PTSD substance abuse injury) Divorce Resilience and post traumatic growth
For more information about My Story please see our website at www.SeedsofHopeBooks.com Michelle Sherman