Leaning Out: How Online Dads Rase Kids Offline
Are you the kind of dad who only knows his kid through Facebook? Should your kid even be on Facebook? Men, especially in technology, are taught to work hard, define ourselves by our careers, and eagerly embrace new technologies. But that may not be the best way to be a dad. For dads who aren't douches, or at least don't want to be, finding the right balance can be extremely hard. There's been a lot of discussion about how women can balance work and families, this panel will take a look from the other side of the gender gap, with a uniquely male perspective. In short, you need to lean back, bro.
Additional Supporting Materials
- How can you live at online speed, work startup hours, and still be involved in your kids lives?
- Touch screens, social media, and new technology -- what should you embrace, and what should you reject?
- What does having a child mean about the way you behave online? How do you become a role model after a lifetime of trolling?
- How can you explain to your startup co-founders (or bosses) that you need some time off to coach little league?
- Balancing rights and obligations: How much time should you take off when your child is born?
Mat Honan Wired
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