Julian Caldwell

About Julian Caldwell

Julian Ivey-Caldwell founded GetConnectDAD with one simple goal: Connect more families to their kids. Julian works a day job and spends his evenings (after the family retires) continuing to grow this platform. Because he travels a great deal for his “day job,” he is intensely focused on trying to find better ways for fathers and mothers who work long hours, different hours, or unusual hours find better ways to be engaged.

3 Tips for Encouraging and Solidifying Positive Habits in Your Children

All good parents want to do whatever they can to ensure that their children are not only as happy and carefree as possible as children, but that they are also raised and inculcated with the right values and skills to turn them into effective, happy, and successful adults. It’s [...]

Building Blogs: 3 Tips For More Credibility Online

  In the blogging world, it all comes down to who the audience will trust more and who they think has a bit more authority on certain subjects. Sure, it’s different when you’re running a lifestyle blog or a mommy blog - but, in terms of niche blogging, you [...]

The Importance Of The Family Computer!

There are so many parts of the home that are important, and that play a major role in family life. One of the biggest ones is, undoubtedly, a family computer. In this day and age, the family PC might just be the most important piece of equipment you have [...]

What Can We Do When Our Ex Wants Us Out Of Our Children’s Lives?

Maybe we're doing our best when we’ve separated from our partner and there are children involved, but when your ex makes the snap decision that they don't want you in the kids’ lives anymore this is a dagger to the heart of the worst kind. Maybe they're doing it [...]

We Definitely Underestimate Our Children!

Your children are going to be the main reason that you keep going in life. Right from the very beginning, they just seem to give you a purpose in life that you might have felt like you didn’t have before. You no doubt are going to grow with them [...]

Kids Get Stressed Too: 10 Sources Of Stress For Your Children

The Dos And Don'ts Of Buying A Computer For Your Kids Us parents like to think of our children as relatively chilled out, happy go lucky individuals. Sure, they have the odd fight with a friend or get a bit nervous before a test, but [...]

Photo Tech To Capture Every Moment As It Comes

A lot of people don’t realize the importance of a tool like a camera until they have a family. There are so many moments you want to be able to preserve, and keeping them inside your head isn’t enough, revealing the true power of these devices. Of course, though, [...]

The family computer: A crucial part of the home.

There are so many parts of the home that are important, and that plays a major role in family life. One of the biggest ones is, undoubtedly, a family computer. In this day and age, the family PC might just be the most important piece of equipment you have [...]

Essential Coparenting Tactics You Need After A Relationship Breakdown

For children, the breakdown of their parents' relationship can be an incredibly difficult time. In fact, it can call into question all the advice and guidance that they have previously received from them. Happily, there are some tactics you can use to make this situation much easier on your [...]

Better Sleep: Your New Bedtime Routine

The Dos And Don'ts Of Buying A Computer For Your Kids Improving your quality of sleep and enjoying an early morning a bit more is actually not that hard. Now, when the mornings are so dark and chilly, you’re going to need that extra energy [...]

The Dos And Don’ts Of Buying A Computer For Your Kids

The Dos And Don'ts Of Buying A Computer For Your Kids It’s 2018, and that pretty much means all kids should have a computer. You don’t want them sitting in the house on it all the time, of course, but buying them a computer can mean enhancing their education, [...]

Can Technology Keep You Down With The Kids?

Yes, technology can most definitely keep you down with the kids. After all, technology is what the new generation is growing up with. They probably know more than you, which can be rather embarrassing. You’re suddenly the old parent who knows nothing, and they’re there whizzing away on every [...]

Why Patience Saves Divorce Proceedings

Divorce is never fun. However, there are better and worse ways to pursue the process. This means working within limits. It might mean shouldering a massive degree of professional communication and simple language. It might mean limiting contact where necessary or having the process take place in separate areas [...]

Never Hear Your Kids Utter The Words ‘I’m Bored’ Again

Think of something your kids say often. You know, sort of like a catchphrase. For many parents, that phrase will be ‘I’m bored.’ Kids say that a lot, don’t they? If yours don’t, then you obviously don’t need this article and you can go on your merry way! Oh, [...]

Helping A Child’s Self-Identity Come Out On Top

When it comes to helping our child develop healthily, self-identity is one of the harder aspects to truly nail down. It’s about confidence, but it’s also about how they see not only themselves but the world around them. It’s about their values, their sense of personality, and more besides. [...]

How To Keep Your Child Safe Online

If you’re raising a child in this world, then you’re bound to hit a point where they want to start using a computer/laptop/any other device with an internet connection. As a parent, you can’t really stop them from doing this as it’s part of life now. However, you still [...]

How to Persuade Unsure Toddlers to Eat New Foods

Young toddlers trying out different foods for the first time will naturally be hesitant. Their instinct is to distrust new things which can be frustrating for you, especially when you know what you are providing is delicious and nutritious. For some toddlers and parents, meal times can quickly become [...]

Providing Your Children With The Fun Winter Of A Lifetime!

Winter is very close to us now. The leaves have fallen from the trees, and our cars are now frostbitten every morning. If you haven’t been wrapping up warm, or have simply come into contact with other people, it’s likely that you’re sporting a cold. Between sneezes and trying [...]

Keeping Your Little Ones Safe This Winter

While winter is an exciting and magical time for your little ones, it just isn’t as safe as other seasons, which is why we need to take extra precautions. You children need a little extra attention to keep them happy and healthy, so I have compiled a list of [...]

Hobbies You Can Share With Your Child

Bonding with your child is an important part of our lives as a parent, we want to be able to talk to our children, have fun with them and be the one they confide in when they are in trouble. Part of bonding is finding things that you can [...]

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