I am in Australia and my wife (soon to be ex) and 2 beautiful daughters are in Jakarta, Indonesia. My girls are only 2.5 years and 3 months old. I barely know the littlest one; I was there for her birth. But the 2.5 yr old lived with me and my wife in Australia for […]
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 child even if you must be far away. These 4 ways to stay connected long distance focus on maximizing your time together, even while apart. […]
How to smooth out a co-parenting relationship with boundaries, empathy, compassion, nonviolent communication and leading by example.
I haven’t posted here in awhile. Truth be told, I view this site (and accompanying Facebook page) as an uplifting support system, ripe with extremely valuable insight and optimistic outlooks and advice on how best to make the most of a very trying situation. I love how all involved help to lift each other up, […]
What the effects of long distance parenting on a child might be. Links to scientific evidence, and anecdotal evidence from long distance parents.
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