The month of April is "Month of the Military Child"
In honor of it being the "month of the military child", I decided to do a little interview with the kids and asked them what it means to be a military child.
Here's their responses:
Madeline - 4 years old
Me: Madeline, what does it mean to have a daddy in the army?
Madeline: um, um, Afghanistan
Me: yes, that's where daddy is
Me: What else does it mean to you?
Madeline: He protects our country and our people
and that was the end of the interview...she wanted a snack and there was no distracting her, ha
Jackson - 6 years old
Me: Jackson, what does it mean to you have a daddy in the army?
Jackson: It means that I need to be good because daddy told me to behave while he was gone
Me: Yes, it helps mommy a lot when you obey
Me: What else does it mean?
Jackson: Daddy also said to take care of mommy and sister while he is gone
Me: And your doing a great job at that buddy
Me: Does it mean anything else to you?
Jackson: It means that I miss him a lot and that when he is gone I wish he would come home.
Oh how I wish daddy could come home....
I think I will treat them to a milkshake today....I know they will like that! ;)
Below are some pictures of the kids a few days ago when we received J's footlocker. The kids were so excited thinking that they received a great big box of goodies from daddy...they were disappointed it was only some of daddy's cold weather gear, ha! Oh well, they had fun playing dress up in daddy's gear.