FaceTime. The single greatest technology ever invented for grandparents and their grandchildren. I get to watch my grandsons play, they show me their drawings and toys, tell me what’s new, and “carry” me all around the house. Much of the time I’m looking at ceiling fans or the underside of the bed, and sometimes they shut me inside a closet, but it’s all good. They’re including me in their day for an hour or so and they get my undivided attention. We wave, laugh, make silly faces and blow kisses. It’s a win-win.
Eddy entertains me by hanging upside-down off his bed, while I have my morning tea: