Long Distance Grandparents Top Stories

Bridge the distance with creative ideas that connect you and your grandkids from miles away—and keep you close.

10 Creative Ideas for Long-Distance Grandparents

By Sharon Lovejoy | Long Distance Grandparents

Stay on their minds with these fun and easy activities for long-distance grandparents.

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Moving to Be Near the Grandkids

By Nancy Kilgore | Long Distance Grandparents

A grandma uproots her life to be closer to the ones she loves.

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6 Gifts That Bridge the Distance

By Elizabeth Encarnacion | Long Distance Grandparents

What to get when you can't be there but still care enough to send the very best.

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The Long-Distance Grandparent Survival Guide

By Barbara Graham | Long Distance Grandparents

Our columnist has had the kids around the corner and across the ocean. Here's what she's learned.

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6 Ways to Reach Out to Your Grandchildren

By Jodi M. Webb | Long Distance Grandparents

Mail, email, facebook, skype - what are the ways you can communicate with a far-away grandchild?

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6 New Ways to Stay Connected to the Grandkids

By Lambeth Hochwald | Long Distance Grandparents

Bridge long-distance relationships with these new ways to keep you and your family connected.

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Why Your College-Age Grandchildren Still Need You

By Jodi M. Webb | Long Distance Grandparents

No matter what age they are, grandchildren need their grandparents.

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Feel Left Out? You're Not Alone.

By Barbara Graham | Long Distance Grandparents

Columnist Barbara Graham weighs in on the subject of feeling left out of the family loop as a grandparent - it's decidedly not so uncommon.

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Being a Long-Distance Grandparent Isn't So Bad

By Barbara Graham | Long Distance Grandparents

Our columnist misses the kids, but finds a few benefits.

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Are We Helicopter Grandparents?

By Barabara Graham | Long Distance Grandparents

Why we can't tear ourselves away from our grandkids

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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