A few days ago, YouTube finally launched their kid app for iOS and Android. Designed with a simple interface, kids-safe material, parental controls etc, YouTube Kids allows your child to browse YouTube without a parental monitor.
Looking for the ultimate pregnancy, pregnancy journal and baby app all by 1 company? Look no further, Sprout by Med ART Studios. The highest rated apps for moms and moms to be, Sprout provides useful information but also allows you to track your own personal information. With 3 apps to download through the course of your pregnancy, Sprout has everything to offer.
I know this is not totally relevant but in a way it is because we are tired parents who need caffeine to keep us going. Last week, Starbucks started testing a new app feature in 150 stores in Portland. You order and pay for your coffee through the app so all you have to do is walk in and pick up your drink.
A new app available on iOS and Android claims to help people like my husband and I…conceive a girl. I know it does not sound real but phone technology can help and here is the scoop. The StorkDiet/Girl “is a natural and scientific based guide that includes a specific maternal diet and conception timing program.”
During each of my pregnancies I remember having those moments of fear when I thought I could not feel the baby moving, a parent’s biggest nightmare. Bellabeat Connected System along with the BabyWatch app “allows you to connect with your unborn baby and share your experience with friends, family and moms-to-be.”
Fisher Price is involved in a huge controversy with their new Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity™ Seat for iPad® device. The Seat is a grow-with-me bouncy seat that does what most bouncy seats do except that this one has an additional feature that is creating a huge uproar. It has a mirror case where you can insert and lock your iPad. Yup you read that correctly, entertain your newborn with your iPad, an electronic baby sitter.
There are many baby tracker apps available but Baby Connect is a top rated app by users and reviewers. Baby Connect allows you to track your baby’s feeding, diapers, sleep, mood, activities, medicines and photos
The iOS Total Baby app by Andesigned “is the most Complete Baby Logging and Tracking Application available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.” Chosen by Apple as a Staff Favorite, Total Baby combines 14 different timing, tracking and logging systems in 1 place.
No time to exercise? I do not but today I learned a few fun ways to burn calories while at the playground with my kids. When we go to the park, sometimes I can be found am running around with my kids but other times I am not (when they have friends). I was perusing online and stumbled upon some fantastic exercises that can be done in the playground.
The new must-read book of the year is Minimalist Parenting by Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest. Asha Dornfest and Christine Koh, both founders of popular blogs/sites Parent Hacks and Boston Mamas, respectively.