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  1. Mrs. Pickle

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21540 posts

    1000 miles

  2. catgirl

    clementine / 882 posts

    About 2.5 hours driving. It's not too bad but we are hoping to move back to the general area we grew up in. Hopefully before DD starts kindergarten...

  3. MamaCate

    pomegranate / 3311 posts

    Around 1800 miles/4-5 hours flight. We are about 100 miles/2 hour drive from my in laws.

    Sometimes I wish we were closer to my family, especially as my parents get older, but every time we visit it confirms my desire to stay where we are!

  4. lamariniere

    eggplant / 11972 posts

    I grew up in the Midwest and am currently living in Thailand. I’ve lived far from home since I left for college and I’ve lived abroad at various times and places for about 10 years.

  5. lady baltimore

    clementine / 854 posts

    It would probably take 15-20 minutes to walk to my childhood home. We are a 7 minute drive from my parents' current house.

    I have lived a three- and a seven-hour drive away, but I am so glad to be close to my parents now that LO is here.

  6. Purpledaisy

    nectarine / 2817 posts

    0 miles! I actually live in the house my family bought when I was in Jr high and that's in the same town that I grew up in before that too.

  7. chopsuey

    hostess / wonderful honeydew / 32460 posts

    about 2200 miles!

  8. wrkbrk

    pomegranate / 3551 posts

    @Mrs. Bee: 20 minutes. 🙄🙄🙄

  9. wrkbrk

    pomegranate / 3551 posts

    @Adira: That’s perfect!!

  10. summerfruit

    coffee bean / 43 posts

    I live in another region of the country now, several states away from where my parents live.

  11. Alba4

    nectarine / 2552 posts

    Just under an hour away.

  12. cake2017

    cherry / 174 posts

    30mins! Next county!

  13. FannyMae

    persimmon / 1446 posts

    two minute drive/20 minute walk, been here 34 years

  14. travellingbee

    hostess / papaya / 10084 posts

    1700 miles.

  15. Bibliolove

    kiwi / 519 posts

    @BlueWolverine: *waves to fellow transplanted Michigander*

    I live hundreds of miles from home, in America's heartland. I miss home so much!! I can't convince my husband to move.

  16. SugarMaple

    cherry / 166 posts

    Just under 2 hours. Somedays it feels too far

  17. YogiRunner

    kiwi / 717 posts

    A town away. Didn't mean to, it just happened! I've definitely grown to appreciate the area much more in adulthood. But my parents have since moved a few hours away so unfortunately they're not still here to babysit!

  18. catlady

    grapefruit / 4946 posts

    Less than 10 miles, although with traffic it can take up to 45 min.

  19. SugarplumsMom

    bananas / 9098 posts

    5,559 miles away, according to Google. I grew up in San Diego and live in Sweden.

  20. csross217

    apricot / 498 posts

    20 minutes! I knew I'd stay in the same area, I've always loved it and wanted to raise a family here.

  21. meadow

    clementine / 794 posts

    20 mins...2 towns/1 school district away. It's a perfect distance for us.

    DH parents are about 40 min......they think thats too far. I prefer not having more spontaneous visits. They wanted us to live on their street once upon a time....

  22. MrsB2012

    nectarine / 2460 posts

    If I could see over my neighbours roof, I could probably see the house I grew up in.
    I’ve never lived anywhere else, always in a probably 3km radius of the street I grew up on.
    Lately it has me dreaming of moving away

  23. 2littlepumpkins

    pomegranate / 3903 posts

    Like 2500 miles?

  24. xInfinity

    cherry / 238 posts

    I currently live 2 houses down from the house I grew up in, there's literally one house between us.

  25. Eminthevalley

    apricot / 287 posts

    After 15 years spent living in different places, I now live 5 blocks from where I grew up. Never thought I'd say that! It's a small town and my parents live here, so it's great having help.

  26. matador84

    papaya / 10524 posts

    350 miles.

  27. LilSprinkles

    clementine / 777 posts

    Grew up in Chicago, currently living in California, and moving to Germany in a few months.

  28. AngelicOne

    clementine / 982 posts

    2,ooo miles away. Grew up in SC and now live in AZ

  29. californiadreams

    pomegranate / 3401 posts

    about a 5 hour drive.

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