Calling Mom on Mother's Day... And Any Day
According to Pew Research, 42% of adults talk with a parent every day, versus only 32% in 1989. For parents and children who live in different towns, 22% maintain daily contact, as opposed to 8% in 1989.
Indeed, I'm old enough to remember when calling Grandma several states away was a special occasion in of itself, reserved only for holidays, birthdays or deaths in the family. Nowadays, Grandma and grandkids both have cell phones... and may be IM'ing or e-mailing when they're not talking or texting.