Expats with family abroad? How do you cope/communicate?

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  1. milerzman

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    Hey guys,

    I'm an American but my fiance and newly born baby boy is from the Philippines. I won't be seeing them for another year - so it's going to be a while. :( Do you guys have any tips on coping/communicating with your love ones?
     
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    Visit often, use skype, e-mail, upload photos to Flickr and so on. :) Time goes faster than many people realize.
     
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  3. +1 Skype works best in my opinion having a daughter who lives abroad
     
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    My wife and I live in Alabama with our 2 kids. We stay in touch with my parents in Pennsylvania via FaceTime. Its not as good as seeing them in person, but it does help. My kids know their faces and recognize them when we see them in person. Sorry for your situation. Has to be rough..
     
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    Skype, Facebook, Whats App, Facetime and imessage. Im in the process of moving to New Zealand from the US and these are the best ways to keep in touch with friends and family (for me).
     
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    all the best CG:)
     
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    from the lounge:)
     
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    Make sure you stay in touch with us by posting on Milepoint. And let us know which Sauvignon blanc we should be tasting,
     

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