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.
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.
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.
I recently had the opportunity to read Moms over Miles and Dads at a Distance - both are magazine-length handbooks full of activities for long distance parents to do with/for…
He gasped with excitement and ran to sharpen one right away, even though he needed to get in bed soon. He carried the phone with him the whole way, talking about how neat the pencil was and what he was going to write with it.