Big Brother is Watching You

By T. Mitchell Panter | November 22, 2022

“7:47 a.m.: Maxine was wet and had a normal BM in her diaper.” : 11:47 a.m.: Maxine started a nap at 11:43.” “2:24 p.m.: Maxine ate all of her snack.” Each of these is a real-life notification that my 15-month old daughter’s daycare has sent to my cellphone through an app it uses to log her daily activities, called “SproutAbout.”

Before I became a father, it’s safe to say that my day was free of these types of notifications, and the idea of caring about another person’s daily bowel movements was unfathomable.

Read the full article in the October issue of DICTA.

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