At the end of 2012, 1.7 million American service members had served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Forty-three percent of active duty service members have children’s. How will the children of a military service member left behind, cope with the absence of a military parent deployed. Author Kristin Ayyar book helps kids handle the difficulties of deployed parent, sadness, anger, fear, anxiety, and loneliness. Countdown ’til Daddy Comes Home is made into an entertaining educational children’s book. That I strongly recommend, if you have a family member in the military. This is a great reading book with a lot of positive story-lines, to assure kids that they are not alone in this difficult separation time.
Book Description :
Countdown ‘til Daddy Comes Home is a book about a young boy waiting for his Daddy to come home from a trip. To make their separation easier, his family creates rituals to stay connected and make the countdown fly by. Inspired by her family’s experiences Kristin Ayyar shares how her family copes with the separations that are part of everyday life.
Kristin Ayyar is the mother of three wonderful children, an avid volunteer in her community, and has been a Air Force spouse since 1990. Countdown ‘til Daddy Comes Home is a book based on her family’s experiences and is filled with rituals that she and her children follow when her husband is traveling the globe or deployed overseas serving our nation.
Kristin Ayyar lives wherever the United States Air Force sends her family.
Book Link : http://www.daddycountdown.com/
Author Live radio show link : http://www.blogtalkradio.com/girlpower/2013/03/30/countdown-til-daddy-comes-home