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Managing Your Kids’ Screen Time with Kirk Martin – WHS 219 [Interview]

Managing Your Kids' Screen Time

Managing your kids’ screen time when you homeschool can sometimes feel like a daunting task. How much is too much?
How do you get your kids to step away from the computer?

Kirk Martin is the founder of Celebrate Calm and has given over 600,000 parents and teachers in 19 countries very specific, practical strategies to stop the yelling, defiance, and power struggles. He has been featured in USA Today, Parade Magazine, Parenting Magazine, and appeared on many TV and radio shows giving his timeless, practical advice for calm parenting.

Kirk, with his son Casey, speak to teachers and parents in schools and at conferences throughout the world. Today on The Wired Homeschool Kirk Martin will share some advice and techniques for managing how much time your kids spend in front of the computer and other screens.

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Michael Prince: What’s in Your Pocket – WHS 188

In 2013 Michael Prince and his wife Melinda founded Because Family to inspire parents to be the first influence in the lives of their children. They believe that to accomplish that goal parents have to be aware of what their children are doing on their devices.

Since hitting the road with their children, Michael and Melinda have covered thousands of miles while homeschooling. Along their journey they’ve written a valuable resource for parents: What’s in Your Pocket? The Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Children Online.

Michael Prince and Family

Michael and Melinda Prince with their family.

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Hitting the Road with Kimberly Travaglino – WHS 162

Have you ever thought about hitting the road and living a modern, nomadic lifestyle? How would you start that transition? What would be the most challenging aspects of living in an RV full-time?

Today’s guest, Kimberly Travaglino, is an author, co-founder of Fulltime Families RV membership club, and fellow podcaster at Roadschool Moms. Her family has been traveling the country via RV since 2010. They have been to 39 states to date and have no end to their journey in sight.
Hitting the Road with Kimberly Travaglino

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Open Source Software with Matt McGraw – WHS 157

matt-mcgrawToday I’m talking to Matt McGraw about open source software. Matt has been a stay at home Dad for over 4 years now. He has 3 kids, 2 of whom live with him full-time. Matt has been a technology enthusiast for most of his life and his particular passions are free/open source software, podcasts, and new media.

Matt hosts the G33K Dad Show, a podcast on technology and parenting. You can follow Matt on Twitter and Google Plus.


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