Coming to an agreement on a parenting plan may be difficult for two parents in Georgia who both want to spend as much time with their child as possible. Developing a fair schedule may seem even more challenging if one parent has moved to another state, but communication options may help bridge the distance. The State of Georgia points out that the child custody agreement should include acceptable ways for a parent to interact with the child when they are not together.
CustodyZen.com explains that taking advantage of video chats, email, instant messaging and social media in addition to phone calls and texts may be excellent ways for parents and children to stay in touch, although none of these should be a substitute for reasonable visitation. The contact may help a child to experience less trauma from the separation, but the communication should be as consistent and regular as possible to prevent a greater sense of uncertainty.