How can I have a closer relationship with my kids?

I am a married woman staying more than 250 kilometres from my kids. The kids are staying with their Dad. The problem that i have now is, the kids are now more close to their dad than me. If i go ova the weekend , they treat me like i dont exist eg dad i’m hungry dad this dad that. The eldest is 6 and the youngest is 4. My question is , how do i reconnect with my children, how can i bring them close to me again? How can I have a closer relationship with my kids? They have been staying with their dad for 2 years now

Posted by anon 25.2.2013

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  1. mummy liana

    March 27, 2014 at 9:20 pm,

    MoM Rewards: mummy liana has a diamond MoM rewards level mummy liana said:

    write to them and tell them all the time how much you miss them


  2. jodie80

    March 25, 2014 at 9:44 pm,

    MoM Rewards: jodie80 has a diamond MoM rewards level jodie80 said:

    lots of phone calls and letters or skype


  3. snoopy

    January 29, 2014 at 8:43 pm,

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    Hope you are able to have that closer relationship.


  4. ljsalomon

    January 23, 2014 at 9:37 pm,

    MoM Rewards: ljsalomon has a diamond MoM rewards level ljsalomon said:

    Good idea to maybe take them away somewhere for a few days.


  5. December 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm,

    MoM Rewards: kathryn has a diamond MoM rewards level kathryn said:

    Spending more time – maybe a holiday of have them stay with you over the school holidays might be a good way to reconnect


  6. December 08, 2013 at 8:42 am,

    MoM Rewards: ljsalomon has a diamond MoM rewards level ljsalomon said:

    How are things now with your children? Any advice help?


  7. mggarner

    November 25, 2013 at 10:34 am,

    MoM Rewards: mggarner has a diamond MoM rewards level mggarner said:

    Maybe mover closer to them


  8. mggarner

    November 21, 2013 at 10:26 am,

    MoM Rewards: mggarner has a diamond MoM rewards level mggarner said:

    how is it going for you?


  9. clarebear1983

    November 16, 2013 at 1:51 pm,

    MoM Rewards: clarebear1983 has a diamond MoM rewards level clarebear1983 said:

    I am hoping things are getting better for you xx


  10. hopefullyheidi

    November 09, 2013 at 11:59 am,

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    I feel for you. I hope things are better.


  11. missmanic

    October 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm,

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    Love the advice given. How are things now?


  12. kjgarner

    October 30, 2013 at 2:21 pm,

    MoM Rewards: kjgarner has a diamond MoM rewards level kjgarner said:

    How are you going with your kids now?


  13. katelt

    October 29, 2013 at 2:19 pm,

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    Can you set a time say every second evening and Skype with them?


  14. meltingmoment

    October 26, 2013 at 4:23 pm,

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    Some great advice – I agree that maybe a holiday with them so that you can spend more time just with them is a great idea.


  15. October 26, 2013 at 10:42 am,

    MoM Rewards: coppin85 has a diamond MoM rewards level coppin85 said:

    some really great advice here :)


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