This is a common question from new long distance parents. How do I talk to my child about moving away? There is no one size fits all answer or conversation…
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.
The end result is a binder that your child can pull out any time they want to write a letter to you - and have everything they need. This makes them have less need to rely upon the custodial parents to allow letter writing and gives them something fun to do from you.
Long distance parenting can be expensive! Here are a few things I have done in my continuous quest to find affordable airfare and to make the traveling experience as pleasant…
So you've got your webcam set up and you are both seeing each other. Now what? Here are some activities that work well for internet visitation.
Remember that although in a perfect world the custodial parent would keep you on top of what's happening in the child's life, sometimes that doesn't happen. Here are some ways to advocate for yourself.
Nothing makes a task more difficult than having to go searching for the things you need to complete it. So if you plan to write to your child regularly, it makes sense to make sure you know where everything is that you need to get something into the mail.