My husband is in the marines and he resently got called back to service in Iraq for a 6 month stay. I'm afraid of what he'll miss when he is gone, but also with a set of quads i'm afraid of how I will hold up with 4 babies under the age of 1. Any ideas of how to handle this hard situation???Answer Question
Answer by kylesboo at 9:18 PM on Mar. 30, 2009
Answer by ZaTa at 9:21 PM on Mar. 30, 2009
Answer by CinderAmethyst at 10:09 PM on Mar. 30, 2009
Was he recalled or reserve called to active? The deployments are still running 7 months as far as I know. Make sure you get all his info (address, command) stuff ahead of time in case there are any issues--assuming you aren't moving near base. You will also want to get the Key Wives info so you can stay in contact and be somewhat in the loop. You also want to have his will and power of attorney up to date. Take lots of pictures & videos so he won't "miss" so much. Is there any family/friends that can help you with the babies? Not sure if you're due or already have them, but you might get Tricare to pay for delivery costs since he's going back. Send lots of packages & letters. You can also join some online support groups if there are no other Marine wives in the area. Good luck, Semper Fi.
Answer by RugersMommy06 at 7:52 AM on Mar. 31, 2009
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