New moms have a rough job: they have to keep track of everything their baby does while recovering from nine months of pregnancy and an agonizing childbirth. Imagine getting a little help with at least one of these things. Check out these cool apps for new moms that help you keep track of everything from feedings to your baby’s sleep habits.
Sesame Street has always had a reputation for being education, but they’re about to take it up a notch. The popular children’s show is about to start teaching science, technology, engineering and math in hopes of encouraging kids to love these subjects for a lifetime.
Let’s face it: the happiest time of the year is usually the most stressful. But according to one guy who works for Microsoft, it doesn’t have to be. The solution? Technology. From printing recipes and gift tags to shopping online to allowing your kids to watch TV on your iPods during long trips, check out how to use technology to stay connected and stress-free during the holidays.
Do you have kids who can’t keep their hands off your iPhone or iPad? If so, you might want to check out the best kids’ apps of 2011. Some are free, some are educational, and best of all, they’ll all help you keep your child entertained.
These days, we do almost everything online, but what would you say to your young children going to a virtual school? Online school for kids is on the rise these days, and there are many arguments for and against it. Where do you stand?
Kids tend to spend so many hours looking at screens or playing with gadgets that require batteries and plugs these days. Wouldn’t it be nice to get back to a simpler time? Real Simple offers some good old-fashioned playtime ideas that’ll get your kids out of the house, or at least away from the gadgets!
The big day is here and you probably still have lots to do, right? If you need a little help in the organizational department, check out these five great Thanksgiving apps for mom. They range from apps that read recipes aloud to apps that help you find a restaurant that’s open nearby (you know, if it comes to that).
If you have a little iPad fan, and you’re looking for a way to keep them occupied while you’re stuffing the turkey this Thanksgiving, you might just want to stop and give thanks for these apps. Lil Sugar has put together a list of Thanksgiving apps for kids, and it’s got everything – jokes, games, stories and more.
Let’s face it: we live in an age where technology rules, and even babies and toddlers are becoming accustomed to today’s high-tech world. If you’re thinking about purchasing some technology for your younger kids or you just aren’t sure when, how and what to introduce to them, check out Parenting’s guide to technology for kids. It has info for kids ages newborn to five years.
Moms love their iPhones. Whether they’re using them to get organized for the grocery store or taking a few minutes away from the kids to entertain themselves with a round of Angry Birds, the little gadgets can fill many needs. Now you can add baby monitor to that list. The new service Evoz turns your iPhone into a baby monitor by allowing you place a device in your baby’s room and log on from any iPhone to keep an ear on your little one.
It happens to the best of us. You wake up one morning and your computer doesn’t come on or the infamous blue screen of death suddenly appears. You take your computer to get it fixed and you’re told that it’s hopeless. Your hard drive is fried. And along with it went all of your family photos that you’ve been meaning to back up but just never got around to it. With this in mind, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution asks Are You Really Backing Up Your Digital Photos and you’d be surprised at the answers.
When buying a family computer, there are a lot of decisions to make, such as PC or Mac, laptop or desktop; and then there’s the budget. And if your kids are in school, chances are they need one that can perform a variety of tasks. There’s also a decision about what software to buy. Sounds complicated, right? If you’re getting ready to make the big purchase and have no idea where to start, check out these computer buying tips from BabyZone.
Do you ever find yourself wishing you could have your pediatrician with you at all times? Maybe that diaper rash is starting to look funny or your daughter came home from school with a weird cough? Never fear, not only can you have a pediatrician with you at all times, but now you can the infamous Dr. Sears right inside your smartphone. Check out the Portable Pediatrician App.
Looking for some apps to help you organize the everyday tasks and trials of parenting? The BreezyMama website asked its own resident app guru to come up with apps that have been tried and tested by real parents. From iPhone to iPad, take a look at some of the best apps for parents.
Does your child like to read books on your iPad? If so, you’re not alone. Here is a look at some books that seem to be as big a hit on the iPad as they are in print. Books include favorites such as Toy Story 3, Miss Spider’s Tea Party & The Going to Bed Book.