Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Hold the Phone: Should You Buy Your Kid a Cell?

This is a guest post by Derek Dasher about cell phones for kids. Although not quite in Old School Parenting style, this post on cell phones for kids still holds true to Parenting Old School’s overall theme. Please enjoy There are several unchangeable truths in the world: the sun will rise tomorrow morning, the sky will […]

What Do You Mean I Can’t Connect W/My Kid 24/7

Parenting Old School is  pleased to feature a guest post by Annie Fox, a celebrated author and speaker on parenting and the world of the Teen. Annie brings to her writing, a reasoned and level headed look at the realities both Parents and Teens face in the wacky world we live in. Although not necessarily “Old School” Annie […]

Restricting Access to The Web

It is undeniable that the internet is a fantastic source for information and communication tool but it is also a cesspool of problems if a child has unrestricted access to it. As my eldest child inches ever closer to teen hood, my wife and I are frequently evaluating how much access is too much access. As educators, we […]

Keeping Tabs on Your Child Online

Just like any good parent, you should know what your kid is up to. Your parents tried to keep tabs on you just as their parents tried to keep tabs on them. In today’s world it isn’t quite as easy as it use to be. Our communities are vastly different than in the past. Our […]

Social Networks of Note

Today’s Social Networks are essentially all the same. They provide members with a place to interact with others and share photos, thoughts, opinions, play games and essentially waste immense amounts of time. Every once in a while someone will come up with something new and exciting and people will flock to the site and another internet billionaire is born. […]

Social Networking

From the very beginning, there has always been a peculiar attraction to networking with others through the internet.  Initially this was the sole purpose of the internet, a place where academics could exchanging ideas and information via a digital medium. Once the internet moved from the ivory towers into the hands of the unwashed masses, the networking […]

Old School Cyber Parent

The trouble with being an Old School Parent is that we live in a new age world.  High Speed, High Tech, High, High, High! It is virtually impossible to compair the world I grew up in, to what my children experience. Try as I might to keep it “opld school”, high tech has a big influence on all aspects of […]

The Bain of the iPod

Ok perhaps I am a bit old school but why in gods name does a child of 10 need and ipod? An iPod seems to be the must have gift of this holiday season for my eldest daughter but I am having a great deal of difficulty rationalizing why a child of ten years needs […]

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