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.
It’s sometimes difficult to remember to look after yourself when family life changes, or when you’re coping with difficult feelings.
Daisy’s mum has the family on a health kick, ready for Dad’s return.
The last thing one can feel like doing is sensible things like healthy eating and getting some exercise but you see, these things aren’t as bad as you think.
They might even make you feel better!
Eating things like fruit and vegetables help keep us on-track and avoiding things like chocolate, crisps, and fizzy drinks also helps.
Mental health is as important as the physical side of things – the healthier we are, the easier it is to cope with whatever’s ahead.
Secret Life of Daisy McDee, in association with the Royal British Legion
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