Parenting Books 

9/13/2011 12:00 AM 


The Military Father, A Hands On Guide for Deployed Fathers
By: Armin Brott
Published by: Abbeville Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7892-1031-9 

Written by Armin Brott, a former Marine and internationally recognized expert on fatherhood, this book is packed with information to help service members maintain strong connections with their families before, during, and after deployment—regardless of the multiple time zones that separate them. The Military Father covers the multitude of issues and concerns specific to dads in the military, deployed civilian contractors, and even men who stay home while their military wife is deployed.  Brott presents a wealth of information from experts, scientific studies, and interviews with scores of military families in his trademark warm, witty, and down-to-earth style to make this comprehensive guide eminently readable. To learn more, go to:

A Parent’s Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens
By Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, with Martha M. Jablow
Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006
ISBN 1581102267

Although this book is not geared to military children it has much to offer military parents in the way of advice and suggestions to help kids cope with the everyday stresses of their lives as well as more unexpected and traumatic events.