Author: Ted Hicks (page 1 of 46)

How to downside with ease

Every year about 12 percent of people in the U.S. move, according to the Census Bureau, and roughly a third of them downsize to smaller homes, reports the National Association of Realtors. Moves are largely triggered by approaching retirement, but even... Read More

#Xenomorph – @latenightparent

Listen to “#Xenomorph – @latenightparent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews.... Read More

#Ransomware – @LateNightParent

Listen to “#Ransomware – @latenightparent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews.... Read More

Avoid Contractor Scams!

The Cost of Home Improvement Fraud & Scams ... Read More

Smithsonian-Cricket Media’s – 6th Annual Spark!Lab INVENT IT CHALLENGE

   More Than 190 Students and Teams Submitted Innovative Solutions to Global Environmental Issues; Other Winning Entries from Around the World Included an Improved Water Filtration Device, a Fluoride Filter and a Water Collection/ Filtration... Read More

#MentalHealthAwareness – @latenightparent

Listen to “#MentalHealthAwareness @latenightparent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Dr. Michele Reed as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports &... Read More

JOSHUA: Teenager VS. Superpower

When the Chinese Communist Party alters its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong – handed back to the Chinese government from British rule in 1997 – teenager Joshua Wong decides to fight for his homeland.  Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and... Read More

#TheNetFlix – @LatenightParent

Listen to “#TheNetFlix – @LatenightParent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews.... Read More

Verizon launches Fios Gigabit Connection service #FIOSNY #ad

Do you have an internet connection that chugs along, but lags from time to time? Are you tired of your Internet Service Provider and looking for an alternative? Is it because your internet connection isn’t fast enough?  So, while you might not... Read More

#ImStillStanding – Late Night Parents

Listen to “#ImStillStanding @latenightparent” on Spreaker. While married to the D.C. sniper, John Allen Muhammad, Mildred Muhammad was intimidated into silence about the domestic abuse she suffered. Her 2009 memoir, Scared Silent, was... Read More

Recycling, e-Cycling & Earth Day #FIOSNY #ad

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day had reached into its current status as the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people... Read More

Are You Addicted to Technology?

The CAGE questionnaire is a very simple quiz commonly used to assess alcoholism.5 Here I have adapted it to apply to technology addiction: Have you ever felt you needed to cut down on your technology usage? Have people annoyed you by criticizing your... Read More

Phantom Vibration Syndrome

Addiction often has associated physical symptoms as well and, in a way, technology addiction does, too. Have you ever felt your phone vibrating in your pocket, only to pull it out and discover you had imagined it? Or do you sometimes think you hear... Read More

#BMeCommunity @latenightparent

Listen to “#BMeCommunity @latenightparent” on Spreaker. Join Ted Hicks (Dad, Husband & Son) as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product... Read More

Mindful Technology Strategies

Modern technology is, of course, a good thing. But it should not control your life. Being able to mindfully use technology and finding the right balance is important. Buddhist author, teacher, and avid social media user Ethan Nichtern suggests putting... Read More

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