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.
The how-tos weren’t included in the parenting manual that came with your kids. Here is that missing part of your parenting manual. The posts in this archive contain tips and how-tos on everything involved in long distance parenting from the practical to the emotional.
Parenting is challenging for anyone and that challenge is compounded when long distance parenting is part of the family dynamic. It is possible to have a healthy relationship with a…
How to smooth out a co-parenting relationship with boundaries, empathy, compassion, nonviolent communication and leading by example.
Long distance parents travel. A lot. Sometimes that also means companion tickets for the little ones. When my son was too small to fly unaccompanied, I would get up early…
The topic comes up over and over on long distance parenting forums. Travel is expensive and every dollar counts when you could be spending thousands a year on travel. Here is a list of ways to help keep the costs of travel down.
As a long distance parent, you live in one place and your child lives in another. It's possible that there is even a third location involved if your child has relocated since the custody case was decided. Here are some details on the intricacies related to location involved in a long distance custody court case.