[NEW] Mobile Internet Considerations for Families and Homeschooling

The complexity of managing a family can become overwhelming when they go nomadic in an RV or boat - especially a modern day family navigating mobile internet options to keep connected.

Mobile internet presents some unique challenges - everything from ensuring your family has the internet options needed, keeping the kids entertained, managing or controlling access, or even giving the adults a break while the kids binge-watch their favorite show.

Additionally, kids today grow up with technology and are completely comfortable with the internet, and they expect to be connected.

After all, most don't have the experience of living in a world without the Internet.  And chances are they may be accustomed to a stable, unlimited, always-on connection.

As a result, kids can be voracious consumers of internet content if left unchecked, and they initially won’t understand that mobile internet on the road or water can come with limitations.

In this guide, we'll cover the impacts of mobile internet for nomadic families.

It will provide guidelines, factors to consider, and some specific examples to give you the information to make sound mobile internet decisions based on your particular family composition and priorities.

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Determining an individual's mobile internet needs can sometimes be tricky and complicated.

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One of our mantras here at the Mobile Internet Resource Center is that there is no universal "best" option - the best mobile internet option is the one that works for you!

  • But what if it's not just you, but an entire family household?
  • What if you have a gaggle of children, or even dependent adults like an aging parent?
  • What mobile internet options do they need and how can everyone's needs be combined into one (affordable) family plan?

Fortunately, there are options - lots of options - and mobile internet for a family can actually have some advantages over an individual or a couple.

The other side of that coin is there will be times when there isn’t enough mobile internet to go around.  Sometimes it may only be a trickle, and every member of your family will want it all!

It goes without saying that conflicts over the internet can lead to family disharmony!

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