Forget the Phone! 16 Creative Ways to Stay in Touch With Faraway Family

No family nearby? No problem! Your kids can still bond with Nana, Gramps and the whole extended clan thanks to these stay-close strategies. (15 Photos)

Patty Onderko on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:03AM

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Forget the Phone! 16 Creative Ways to Stay in Touch With Faraway Family

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Capture the Everyday

Shoot everyday happenings—not just the big milestones. Start a family YouTube channel where you can upload short daily videos of your baby eating peas, your toddler playing with his trucks, or your big kid talking about his day at school. It’s the everyday stuff that encourages intimacy, says McQueen.

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