Distraction is my biggest tool right now. Fill in their time, so they don't just dwell on Todd being so far away for such a big chunk of time.
Add in the super warm start to spring we are having here and what better to do after school and kindy than grab some icy poles and the dog and head to the park at the end of our street for a walk and a play. I didn't even think to take a camera, lucky for iPhone's I say.
It put smiles on their faces, filled some time, and gave them something else to tell Daddy about in their next Skype session.
And can I just say thank heavens for Skype and instant messaging. It makes being on different sides of the world not seem so far apart.