Here are ideas for connecting with your grandchildren whether they live nearby or miles away:
My daughter loves summer camp, but my son … not so much. When Grandpa heard about his grandson
returning home instead of staying at summer camp, he told us to bring him over for the week. They
spent their time camping out in their backyard, talking about God and His Word, and doing fun
activities together. Our son’s time at Grandpa Camp has been significant in his life.
—Peter A. Serger
My mother chose to connect with both of my children in ways that fit their personalities. She and my
oldest daughter, 9, began corresponding through mailed letters. For my younger daughter, she sent an
age-appropriate devotional with a note saying she desired to spend time talking online with her once
a week. Through these weekly devotions and letters, my children forged a deep friendship with their
“Grandma Camp” and “Long-Distance Love” first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. The compiled article “How to Better Connect With Your Grandchildren” first appeared on FocusOnTheFamily.com (2018).