This week finds me in New York and away from my family–twice. NYC for three days, home for three days, and then back to NYC again. Why didn’t I just stay put for the whole week? (Indeed, after multiple travel delays, I’ve been asking myself the same question…)
However, I wanted to see my family. Staying in touch on the road is always a challenge. And so, I was glad to run across this article–albeit a very short one–from About.com with tips on communicating with family members while traveling. As How to Stay in Touch with Family explains, tech tools like Skype and webcams make it a lot easier to feel connected.
One international lawyer supposedly raced back to her hotel every night to read her children bedtime stories via webcam. A perfect solution it is not, but it certainly helps.