Mod­ern life makes it eas­ier

YOURS (UK) - - Grandparents Special -

Im­proved travel has of course made it eas­ier for us to get around, even if we now live fur­ther away from our grand­chil­dren, and you said hav­ing a car was a big dif­fer­ence to your own grans who re­lied on walk­ing and pub­lic trans­port to visit you and to take you to places for days out.

Tech­nol­ogy was also a big change, as you said it im­proved com­mu­ni­ca­tion with your grand­chil­dren, al­low­ing you to con­tact them and feel a greater part of their lives, thanks to phone calls, tex­ting, so­cial me­dia and tech­nolo­gies such Face­time, al­though some of you did mention that tech­nol­ogy could be­come a bar­rier to re­la­tion­ships if chil­dren be­come dis­tracted by it in­stead of enjoying qual­ity time with their gran.

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