Friday, July 30, 2010

Keeping in Touch with Grandparents - Writing Letters

While technology is a wonderful tool to keep in touch, writing letters to each other is a very personal way of communicating. While many people send email regularly, handwritten letters are special and more likely to be saved for years to come. This is a great way to help your child to stay in touch with their grandparents.

Have your child and their grandparents pick out a journal together and take turns writing their thoughts in it. Encourage them to write stories about their life, share memories of each other, and ask each other questions. For long distance grandparents, take turns writing in the journal and mail the book to each other. If mailing it is an obstacle, have your child and his grandparents write letters to each other and store the letters in a special box.

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