My husband has just accepted a new position out of state. We have a 6 month old baby girl who is going to be missed terribly by her Bubby. Any advice to make the transition not so painful??
Dear Nanny Fan,
In every family there is always a problem when one member has to move further than around the corner. It also happened to me but it can be helped. If the distance is not too far away, after you are settled, you can invite Bubby to come and visit. I am sure she will enjoy not only the little one but also your new home.
We visited by turns. Sometimes my parents visited us and then the next month we visited them. It worked out just fine. And don't forget take lots of pictures of the little one. As he (or she) grows she will recognize Bubby whenever they get together. At holiday times you can plan to visit one year your parents and the next year it's your husband's parents. We did all this and we never had trouble -- just one happy family because we understood.
Enjoy your baby.
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