When your kids were born, you didn’t get a list of how-tos in your parenting manual. Then you became a long distance parent and had to figure it all out again. How do you stay in touch with your co-parent? How do you stay connected with your child from a distance? What about staying involved in their schooling? How do you handle being apart from your kids emotionally?

Becoming a long distance parent means learning a new skill set that isn’t covered in typical parenting websites.

These posts are some of the sections that are missing from your parenting manual. The posts in this section contain advice and how-tos for long distance parents on everything both practical and emotional.

Collaborating With Teenagers Long Distance

Maybe this is the hot ticket with older kids. The way to show support from a distance. To pitch in and help them with stuff that they want or need to do but could use some help doing it better or bigger or cooler. There are tons of those opportunities in upper middle school projects and definitely in high school and technology gives us a way to collaborate in a way we've never had before. Or maybe it's just one more tool to add to the toolkit of a long distance parent.

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