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Staying in Touch by Cell Phone

My cell phone, and later my son’s cell phone, became an indispensable part of him staying in touch with his parents.

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Use Photos

Photos can be great way to keep up with each other if you know how to use them. Here are some ways I use photos : Every Now and then, I snap a picture of myself or the house and drop it in an email to him so that he has something to trigger a […]

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The Ingredients of A Long Distance Parenting Plan

There are many parts to creating a long distance parenting plan.  When When you get to the meat an potatoes of what to include in the parenting plan it can be tough to make sure you have it all down.  This post covers some things to remember in your long distance divorce and custody agreement. […]

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Being Sensitive to Change

Any change in family situation is an adjustment to a child. A divorce, while unavoidable most of the time can be a huge change for a child. When one of the parents suddenly isn’t there, it take a lot of sensitivity to help the child understand and learn how to reason thru what’s going on around them.

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Remembering

I have a horrible memory. When it isnt something that I do on a daily basis, I forget about it. And between two jobs and every day stuff that has to be done, sometimes it’s hard to remember when to call – or not to lose track of time. Here are some tips that help me remember.

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Virtual Visitation FAQ and How-To

Internet or virtual visitation is when a parent and child are able to see each other via webcams over the internet. This gives them the opportunity to see each other face to face in addition to talking on the phone and in-person visitation.