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As kids start heading back to school, their lives just keep getting busier and busier making it harder for parents to keep in communication with them.

Sprint asked 8 BlogHer Moms to share how they keep the lines of communication open with their children as they get older.

Read on and enter to win 1 of 9 $200 Visa Gift Cards!

See what BlogHers had to say and enter on each of their blogs for a chance to win. We're also giving a $200 Visa gift card away here on BlogHer.com in the comments section below!

  • Suzanne from Chickens in the Road knows that keeping calm helps her teenagers to be more open when communicating.
  • Find out how House on a Hill makes communicating with her son more enjoyable and helps to ensure his safety.

  • Bridget from Our Cup Runneth Over shares her tips on how to keep communication open with your kids.
  • JMom from Amoores shares how she keeps in touch with her teenage girls as their lives get busier and busier.
  • Connie from Smockity Frocks knows that spending time together with her kids helps to make sure she knows what is going on in their lives.
  • Pensieve says that encouraging open communication with your children gets much more important when they start entering thir teenage years!
  • Having racked up lots of experience communicating with her 5 teens, Retro-Food shares how she uses technology to stay in touch with her family.

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Sprint wants to know  how you stay connected with your kids. Tell us in the comment section below for a chance to win a $200 Visa Gift Card! Hurry! Sweepstakes ends September 4, 2009.

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