Parenting for Family

How to Turn a Missed Holiday into a Special Event: Tips from and for First Responder Families

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Psychologist Ellen Kirschman is the author of I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know, I Love a FireFighter: What the Family Needs to Know, Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know and the Dot Meyerhoff mystery series….

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Daddy’s Home by Nicole R. Thornes

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Featured in C.O.P.S. Hope magazine Quotes from the C.O.P.S. Hope Spring 2024 Issue, page 10.: Author “Nicole Thornes is a certified Death Doula, Grief Recovery Specialist… a police officer who was forced to medically retire after a career ending injury.”…

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5 Tips on How to Keep Kids Quiet with a Night Shift Spouse

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Written by Kristen Linton  for heelsandholsters Blog

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Police Kids Books Series by Donna Miele

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Donna Miele is a law enforcement wife and author. She has written many titles for law enforcement life.  

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Wellness For Warriors

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Wellness for Warriors is free and confidential support for first responders. They offer peer and familial support. They also provide sleep support, yoga, meditation, mindfulness, nutrition, and fitness guidance. Law Enforcement Family recommended.

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Karla McLaren

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This website offers clear and useful information about emotions and empathy. Karla McLaren, M.Ed. is an award-winning author, social science researcher, workplace consultant, and empathy expert.

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Hearts and Heroes

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When a loved one is away Hearts + Heroes dolls are here to stay. Hearts + Heroes offers custom comfort dolls for children.

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Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You

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Survivor Recommended –  This book talks about feelings and emotions. It also celebrates the love between parents and children is forever, no matter how near or far they are The book is recommended. Ages: 1-5 yrs.

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How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids

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Survivor Recommended – This book talks about feelings and emotions. Walks you through a child’s day and teaches how when our bucket is full, we feel great. When it is empty, we feel awful. How when we fill someone else’s…

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The Invisible String

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Survivor Recommended – This book address grief, loss, and separation anxiety. ” An invisible string made of love. Even though you can’t see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart”. This book is recommended for…

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