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We used to see family every 6 months or so (or at least I did, usually DH was TDY or deployed). However since we moved farther away, it will be harder. I won't see my parents until next summer (over a year between seeing them). I think my sister is coming with them, so it will be the same amount time of time between seeing her. With DH's family, I have no clue when they are planning on visiting (I know they are planning on visiting, just not sure when). It will end up being over a year I am sure, and possibly over 2 years between seeing his sisters (they didn't come when his parents did).
I think I am starting to get really homesick, but we can't go visit until at least next summer.
Answer by kmath at 8:59 PM on Sep. 27, 2012
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Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 9:04 PM on Sep. 27, 2012
Aww that has to be difficult. Do you Skype? That can be a way of communication with the grandparents, at least so they can recognize what they look like. My parents I see often, my sis about 2-3 times a month, my brother maybe 2 times a year, everyone else it is few and far between (visits)
Answer by sheloveearth at 9:36 PM on Sep. 27, 2012
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Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:03 PM on Sep. 27, 2012
When we were in Germany, I went without seeing my family for 16 months. My sisters were in high school and I didn't know this until a few years ago but my younger sister was so mad at me for leaving her. It is hard being without family. I know that one of the first mandatory classes that I took was about the 5 levels of homesickness and living in a different country. Is there any way that you could fly Space A back home for a visit? I know traveling Space A with kids is not the best option, but it is an option.
Answer by JeremysMom at 9:05 PM on Sep. 27, 2012
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