Deployed Soldiers Send Dog Tags to their Kids via Dog Tags for Kids

dog tags for kids

When a soldier in Iraq wanted to send his kids a gift, he was limited as to what he had access to: a couple of band aids and some sun screen! It didn't matter too much, his kids were thrilled to received anything at all! That story is the inspiration behind "Dog Tags for Kids"! The Dog Tags for Kids project is dedicated to helping United States Service men and women in … [Read more...]

Deployed Parents Provide Comfort to Kids with Build-a-Bear Sound Messages

build a bear with personalized sound message

If your deployed son or daughter has young children, Build-a-Bear sound messages are a great way for them to always be nearby if only by voice. My son and daughter-in-law got a Build-a-Bear with sound message for each of their young children before he left for deployment to Afghanistan. Now, when his one year old daughter needs the comfort of Daddy's voice, she just squeezes … [Read more...]