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jblmparenting.jpegJoint Base Lewis-McChord- A new website from the Defense Department is helping military parents and veterans better communicate with their children. is a free, online course that gives a “boot camp” approach to the basics of parenting.

According to The National Center for Telehealth & Technology, located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the interactive course helps parents deal with everyday problems and family issues that are unique to the military lifestyles. Videos of military and veteran families sharing their stories add a unique first-person perspective.

According to a 2011 Defense Department demographic report, more than 44 percent of military members have families, and 67 percent of those families have children younger than age 12 living with them.

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