Sunday, July 12, 2020

Parenting Articles

We Must Be Citizens of Humanity Before Citizen Journalists

Human-instigated tragedies around the world have made me realize we need to be citizens of humanity instead of citizen journalists.

Which Is Better? Teaching Kids Management or Sharing via “Unlimited” Data Plans

The new "unlimited" data plans coming from mobile carriers might actually be a good teaching moment for parents - from sharing to management.

12 Ways the Apple Watch Helps You Be a More Efficient Parent

12 ways that the Apple Watch helps parents be more efficient and better managing their kids' lives as well as their own.

Is K-12 the Appropriate Place to Teach Children about Copyright Infringement? Huffington Post Live Interview

I remember back in the 1980's (ok I'm dating myself) when my friends and I used to make mix-tapes and music compilations and shared them amongst ourselves. It was a multi-hour process and we poured our creativity and thoughts...

“It Can Wait” – A Public Service Announcement Video from HighTechDad & Daughter

Last month, I announced my participation in the "It Can Wait" campaign designed to promote awareness at how dangerous it is to text and drive. I honestly don't understand why people feel the need to become even more distracted...

Did You Miss Us? We’ve Been Licking Lemon Ant Butts! Cast of Dads Podcast #57

Yep, we're baaaack! Have you ever tried to organize the lives of 5 busy dads who are dispersed across the country and time zones? The image of herding cats comes to mind. The desire to record our Cast of...

Social Media Policy for Families

Quite a few years ago, I came up with some Social Media Guidelines, primarily geared towards businesses. I realized I also seem to write a lot of tips and recommendations for parents on how they can help their kids...

5 Reasons Why Social Media Might Actually Be Good for your Child

WARNING: The repeated use of Social Media can be dangerous to your child's well-being. Should we have a Surgeon General’s warning label slapped onto each and every social media site out there? What about some sort of age rating...

Are You Ready For Some Football and the Next Episode of the Cast of Dads Podcast?

I simply love this time of year, that of the football playoffs and the biggest game of the year, the Super Bowl! While I don' t have that much time to really follow sports, I have spent the past...

As a Blogger or Brand, Why is Continuity Important?

Having just completed my 7th year of blogging, I have learned quite a lot. What started for me as simply a way to both help people and provide insights on a variety of topics, now has become part of...
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This Device Should Be Font & Center in Every Smart Home – Nest Hub Max Review

Review of the Nest Hub Max - a 10" smart home hub for the Google Home ecosystem with glorious sound, steller HD video, and vast tech integrations.
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HighTechDad’s Father’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

This is HighTechDad's 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide of family tech and smart home products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com. Happy Father's Day!

Can’t Find TP? Use a Smart Bidet & Wash Your Butt Instead! – Stay At Home Tech Tip Video

Avoid having to hoard toilet paper by installing a smart bidet in your home. This DIY project is easy & you save the environment by conserving toilet paper.

4 Ways to Make a “Distanced” Mother’s Day Better with a Nixplay Digital Frame

Social Distancing may make Mother's Day a bit more difficult. With a Nixplay digital frame you can share memories remotely!

Video Conferencing? Check Broadband Upload Speed – Stay at Home Tech Tip

Having a fast broadband connection at home is critical during the Shelter at Home due to COVID19/coronavirus. Learn what is important now!