Military families are not that different from non-military families. Military families are made up of caring, fun-loving and dedicated mums, dads, children and pets that are not that different from non-military families – they just work around a career that creates a different lifestyle. At the core of what matters, military families are just like their neighbours.
Meet Daisy McDee. She is 10 years old and her dad’s a Royal Engineer.
He’s been deployed abroad and Daisy’s struggling with some difficult
A chat with mum helps, as well as some good advice from Maisy, her imaginary friend.
These feelings can sometimes show up at school, where the quality of your work might drop, you might not do your homework, or you might be in trouble all the time!
Feelings can sometimes be like a rollercoaster.
You might be fine at the beginning, even exciting because something big’s going to happen, and then you just dive down and down… and it makes you feel horrible!
These are all normal feelings for military kids and there are always people on hand to help with them.
Secret Life of Daisy McDee, in association with the Royal British Legion
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