One of the things long distance parents often struggle with is how to make long distance visitation fun. When the camera is on and you have your child’s attention for a half hour or an hour, what do you do other than talk? We come up with a great idea for virtual visitation! And then […]
The cell phone has become a staple in long distance parenting. When a child is very young, cell phone conversations happen on their parent’s phone. But there comes a time in every kid’s (and exasperated parent’s) life when it’s time to buy a cell phone for them, of their very own. How do you know […]
The holidays are the season for buying all the stuff, right? This is when we ply our kids with piles of gifts! But does it have to be? A few years ago, I started asking for experiences instead of things as gifts. First of all, I noticed the piles of things were adding up. Who […]
About 6 months ago, I said to a friend that I could never forgive my ex for what she’d done. “I’m not Ghandi” I said, “…and I never will be”. This is my story about how I found forgiveness and wrote the book about internet visitation for other long distance parents. I honestly thought that […]
Your co-parenting relationship is key to long distance parenting. These books come recommended by seasoned long distance parents.
And as much as I hate to admit that Microsoft might have goodness up it’s sleeve, it looks like Xbox One could be an ace in the hole for long distance parents. It takes all of those things that kind of work in virtual visitation – and piles them all into one gaming console.