Ms. Steen offered 10 helpful ideas: * Become a surrogate grandparent. * Adopt a servicemember 's family or an allied force servicemember deployed to the U.S. * Knit, crochet, or buy receiving blankets for new mothers. * Provide foster care for pets of deployed servicemembers. * Supply refreshments for family days at Reserve Centers. * Fundraise for diapers for new military mothers. * Make a deployment scrapbook with a deployed family. * Give coupons to military families for fast-food deliveries. * Become an airport ambassador and greet returning troops. * Tackle a few items on die "honeydo" list of a local military family.