21 Things You'll Only Get If Your Sibling Lives Far, Far Away
Have you Skyped Mum and Dad yet?
Spending the holidays without them is just horrible.
So sometimes you have to get creative in order to feel like they're there.
When your family is together for the holidays though, it's extra special.
And when you go to visit your sibling it feels like a vacation.
Sometimes you just miss your sibling so much.
Especially when your parents are driving you mad.
So you like to keep your sibling well informed of important family events.
However, you're always having to reminding them to call home.
And passing on your parents' messages.
Because let's face it, the old folks aren't so hot with technology.
You're always using social media to keep up with each other's lives.
Because almost every attempt to Skype goes like this:
But when it does actually work, it's glorious.
Because it's the closest thing you've got to being with them.
The time difference is always a sad reminder of how far away from each other you are.
And it's a sad truth that because of that distance, you might not be there for some of the most important moments in their lives.
When they're coming back to visit you ALWAYS do a countdown.
And you stock up on all of their favourite things.
But you know that no matter what the distance, you'll always be connected.
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