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Old 02-01-2008, 04:55 PM
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I too have a grandchildren (7, 6, and 18months) who live within a mile of me. I've struggled with leaving them for quite some time now. Our home is up for sale and as soon as it sells, we're moving to TV.

On a recent visit to TV; I talked to another grandma who left her grandkids and she told me that every Sat., she has a 10Am date to play checkers with her grandson via her PC and video cam attachment.

She also said that they love to visit and although she misses the daily/weekly interaction, she said she didn't stop being grandma or Mom because she moved.

So, leaving her on a positive note, I felt better and it's comforting to read that I'm not alone in my feelings! A video cam is the way to go to stay in touch!

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My wife put a picture on our fridge with the caption,,NUMBER ONE REASON TO STAY IN INDIANA. Ive got it posted in here somewhere.I feel for you all,what an emotional roller coaster..
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Kreg,

yes as Ive said before, it is an emotional tug of war. At least you have gotten your orders and they are on the fridge to remind you every day that you are staying in Indiana.

The thing is, if you come to TV a few times and drink the kool-aide, you are a gonner. It sucks you in like a sponge. You'll see!!

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Where do I find the kool aid? Maybe I can trick Mrs. Kregski into drinking some.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:10 PM
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Kreg,

Get her to come to TV and stay awhile!!!! Ill make her a nice tall glass of Kool;Aide! LOL evil6
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Were snowbirds right now and i want to move to TV full time my wife doesn'T
she says she'll miss the grand kids and her sister


I'M GOING TO MISS HER :hot: :beer2: :hot:
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Bsliny,

Very funny, but theres got to be a better way to handle this!!!! :dontknow:
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NONIE Is that really you in the picture you look to young to be living in TV
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Because our grandchildren are scattered around the country we found a great way to spend time with them was to book a cruise and include all of them and their parents. That way we had full week with them, did not have to fly/drive to multiple destinations, did not have to wait on them and cleanup afterwards and the big benefit with cruise on Carnival was their Camp Carnival. 24 baby sitting available and fun activities for all the kids.

We will do that again, God willing.
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BSLiny,

Yes it is me, and thats how young I feel when Im in TV.
why do you think this place is so popular? Just tell your wife she can look that young too if she moves to TV. That just might solve your dilemma!
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My 7 yo granddaughter is flying in Friday night. I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!! She has to return to Pa on Tuesday, but for 3 days she's all mine! We'll swim, shop, and go to the squares .
She loves it here. Next month I'll fly to Pa for a week to see her.
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Old 02-10-2008, 04:36 PM
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Osh, I do spoil her. She is such a nice child that I can't help myself. To repeat myself in an earlier post, we've insisted that she be mannerly and considerate of others at all times. It seems to come naturally to her and we are so proud of her. She is a sheer joy. Wow...do I ever sound like a besotted Grandmother.
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:39 PM
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I'm Grammy or Grammy-grams as the mood suits her. Osh, you will not believe how the grands take over your heart. It's just this amazing love.
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