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Daddy, Can I Borrow Your Computer?

There comes a time in every parent’s life when the kids need their own device. For me, that means a laptop as my kids try out the new XPS 13 from Dell.

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A Digital Behavior Contract You Can Sign With Your Kids

Digital natives have no filter. Living your life online is a dangerous came for modern teens and tweens, so I’m trying to give my kids a strong foundation and understanding.

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Analog

We are raising digital natives, but our kids need to still learn and respect the power of analog. You can’t understand the answers you’re given if you don’t know how they were found.

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How To Cut Down The Back To School Mall Hassle

Back to school shopping season is here and I’ve found a great way to avoid the hassle while keeping your kids’ school skills up to snuff.

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My Son Was Almost A Social Media Bully

Is your kid a social media bully? If you’re not paying attention, you’ll never know. The simplest, mundane thing can quickly turn into so much more as I found out.

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Why Are Kids Still Learning Cursive?

Why are kids still learning cursive in school? With touch tablets, voice apps, keyboards, and dictation, isn’t cursive dead? I asked a teacher.

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Why Kids, Parents, And Schools Love Minecraft

As a parent, I don’t fully understand Minecraft. But I know that kids love it, parent friends love it, and schools love Minecraft. It’s a great gateway to get kids excited about hacking culture, and being masters of computers to create what they want. CLICK THE PICTURE FOR THE STORY.

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We Need To Teach Our Kids Coding In School

If we want our digital native kids to be prepared, we need to teach coding in school. From HTML to Javascript, kids will need code and these apps can help them to harness technology and be masters of their own domain. CLICK THE IMAGE TO READ THE STORY

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Are You An iParent?

Zacharie and I were featured in a Globe and Mail article on kids and technology. I was interviewed by the author, Dakshana Bascaramurty, about Zacharie and how he’s turned into Toddler 2.0 by grabbing at…

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