Most of my family — my mother, sister, brothers, oldest daughter, and only niece — live thousands of miles away, and while I hate living so far away, we do the best we can to stay close. I can’t be there for every tae kwon do belt my niece earns, but I can stay in the loop, and help them all celebrate even the smallest of victories and occasions. Here are 7 ways to stay close across the miles…
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More than anything else, I keep updated on what’s happening with my far-away friends and family with Facebook. Their status updates give me an every-day feel for their lives, and their photos let me see, rather than just read, what everything is like. And, since it’s Facebook, it’s free!