1001 Tips for Military Families – Tip #451

“When I Do It – When You Do It”  Chart 

During a deployment that is half way around the world, it is sometimes hard for us to imagine what our loved ones are doing while we are at home living the daily grind and it is another way for kids to understand the time differences that exist.  It can also be hard for families to understand that it isn’t always easy to have well timed phone calls or Skype chats.  We have created a chart and it is filled out and on our fridge for everyone to reference – it is also in our deployment journal for kids.

Understanding time zones

Understanding time zones

 

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