Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (Kansas City Parent - March 2007)
An article about how families, friends and neighbors can help support the families of deployed soldiers appears in the March 2007 issue of Kansas City Parent, a regional parenting magazine.
When her college roommate Cristina's husband deployed to Iraq last year, Jen Miller was flabbergasted. She wanted to be supportive of her friend but was unsure of the best way to do so. "I didn't know what to say or what to do to help," she says. "I wasn't even sure if she wanted to talk about it."