Staying Close When They’re So Far Away


Tim and I are super lucky to be close to two out of six of our grandchildren. This hasn’t always been the case as the two of us have moved here there and everywhere over the past several years. Staying close to our grandchildren was definitely a challenge and it was often difficult when we couldn’t physically be there for holidays, birthdays or other big life events. So that made it even more important to be there in spirit. How did I accomplish this? Through words, basically. Thank goodness for social media! Between Facebook, Instagram, text messaging, and emails, we’ve managed to stay current with what our grandkids are up to. Sometimes we receive a little bit too much information on FB and the urge for a little lecture comes on. But, then I remember it’s my role to love and support and be here to be a listener. Everyone has…

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