Really, the true goal here is to feel closer to your loved ones each day. So, today you should feel much closer to your loved ones than yesterday, and tomorrow more than today.
If that's not happening, then ask yourself "why"? Are you making an effort to spend more time with your family?
This is a concept so many people don't understand! Our relationships are a huge part of personal development, and is the key piece to our long term happiness.
CLICK HERE for an article I did on how to "water" your relationships. Because, this concept I've just brought up, is about watering your relationships due to the fact that they're like plants: you plant the seed, and give it care/attention daily, and it grows before your eyes.