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Books and Products

XBox One, Skype and Long Distance Parenting

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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Books and Products

Using Free Online Tools to Manage Shared Custody

Co-parenting kids where custody and child support are involved can mean lots of records. Visitation schedules, court case documents, child support records and the like can quickly become unmanageable. Further, as a long distance parent who lives apart from your co-parent, exchanging checks or eyeballing the same physical document is not possible. There are paid […]

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Books and Products

Norton Family Parental Control Software – Review

When we talk about giving a child their own cell phone or setting them up to do virtual visitation, we also need to talk about protecting them. Not only could they encounter bad actors and adult content but kids need screen time and usage limitations. Norton Family is parental control software that allows a parent […]

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Books and Products

Review of JointParents.com

JointParents.com is a site built for divorced parents who share custody – with some additional features built in for virtual visitation. It’s made to be an organizer that the divorced parents can use to share and organize information pertaining to the kid(s). It is a monthly subscription service that costs about $10 a month for […]

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How-Tos

Virtual Visitation FAQ and How-To

Internet or virtual visitation is when a parent and child are able to see each other via webcams over the internet. This gives them the opportunity to see each other face to face in addition to talking on the phone and in-person visitation.