Children’s Resources Thinkstock Share: Deployment Resources The book My Mom is a Soldier, written by MCpl Shawn Belisle for parents and educators of military children ages 4 to 8 years is intended to educate and support children during the often emotional and stressful posting season. Joey’s Mom is Going Away written by Nathalie Connoly supports children who are separated from a parent. Using text, illustrations and activities the story takes children into Joey the beaver’s world as he copes with his mother’s absence. Supporting children and youth during deployment resources - offering guidance and skills to mitigate the stress of the deployment experience on you and your family. A Family Guide to the Military Experience Prepared by Military Family Services this guide provides you with a general overview of the resources you need to plan and prepare for the military family lifestyle. For more information about separation and reunion resources please connect with your local Military Family Resource Centre.