Connecting with Grandchildren via Digital
Grandchildren want digital connections with their grandparents. Are you staying current enough to be there – where ever that is – when they ask for it? It used to be my space, then facebook, text, twitter, instagram and so on. By the time we master it seems they have found something new. So I am now finding something that allows me to connect with them and they know I am there for them.
I have hang outs with my 3 year old granddaughter so we can read a book together. We also skype and facetime. My eight year old granddaughter loves to do facetime and practice her charms. My 13 year old grandson posts things to instagram and sometimes I see it. My 11 year old grandson love food so he checks out my recipes and asks for special meals when he visits. The 15 year old keeps me on my toes and teaches me what I need to know.
How about you?
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