As video chat services like Skype and FaceTime grow more popular, many children think of Nana and Poppa as those people in the computer. Twelve percent of grandparents Skype with their grandkids, according to a recent study. Behind the trend, said Ellen Breslau, editor-in-chief of grandparents.com, are grandparents eager to stay in touch with far-flung grandchildren and technology that’s getting a little easier to use. For some grandparents, that is.
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