Posts Tagged ‘ internet ’

XBox One, Skype and Long Distance Parenting

May 22, 2013
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And as much as I hate to admit that Microsoft might have goodness up it's sleeve, it looks like Xbox One could be an ace in the hole for long distance parents. It takes all of those things that kind of work in virtual visitation - and piles them all into one gaming console.

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Making distanceparent.org Thrive

April 17, 2013
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Distanceparent.org is important because it has been around for 9 years this month (Since April of 2004!) and is still the most comprehensive, up to date resource for long distance parents on the internet right now. This week, I'm striving to adjust the website to live up to that role.

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Using Free Online Tools to Manage Shared Custody

September 20, 2011
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When you live away from your kids and the custodial parent, exchanging checks or eyeballing the same physical document is not possible. Fortunately for us, these days, the internet hosts a variety of websites with services or tools that allow you to do just that. There are a plethora of paid shared custody tool websites,…

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Watching TV Together Online

July 22, 2011
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When my son is here with me, there are a bunch of shows on hulu that we like to watch together. He snuggles up to me (don’t tell him I told you that) and we get into the show together. He anticipates what shows will be on when and we don’t watch the ones we…

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Google Voice and Google Talk over Skype

March 12, 2011
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Once upon a time, when we started this long distance parenting arrangement, there were very few products that offered voice and video chat. We used netmeeting in the very beginning, which was an old Windows app and to this day, we still call his internet visitation time ‘netmeeting’. My useless tidbits quota for the day…

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