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Is the iPhone OK for Tots? Pros and Cons of Devices for Kids

According to the latest numbers, 72 percent of the top-selling iPhone apps are now geared toward toddlers and elementary school kids. However, parents should be warned that very little research has been done into whether it's a good idea to just hand your iPhone over to a three-year-old. Here are some of the pros and cons of using mobile devices to entertain our kids. » Read more

Apps for Students: Tools to Help Kids Learn & Stay Organized!

As soon as summer break comes to a close and classes kick off for another school year, every student's schedule seems to get really hectic again. Fortunately, technology is making it easier than ever for your kids to stay on top of things. Here are some the best apps out there for helping students keep their busy lives and schedules organized. » Read more

For Moms: Best Apps for Staying Organized!

We moms are busy! No matter what might be on your plate, keeping everything organized can feel like a job in itself. » Read more

6 Coolest Apps for Tweens & Teens

As kids grow into tweens and teens, many parents worry about the apps their kids are using with their electronics. Are they safe? What are they sharing with whom? Are their apps useful or educational? » Read more

Best Apps for Babies and Toddlers

We have all handed our cell phones or iPads to our kids at one time or another, just to keep them occupied. Maybe you have been in a doctor's waiting room or sitting outside dance class or at older brother's baseball practice. You might have felt a little guilty for giving in to the whining or for being unable to figure out how to quiet your fussy baby. » Read more

Top 10 Educational Apps for Kids

By JustMommies

As the number of “cool” apps for kids grows, it’s no easy task to choose the 10 best educational ones. Many apps help support basic reading or math, or even increase scientific learning such as the wonders of the galaxies! » Read more

Parenting and Media: Keep Kids Healthy with Engaging Fitness Apps

Government statistics indicate that one-third of all children in the U.S. are obese and overweight. Diet and lack of exercise are leading culprits in this trend, and the onset of digital media hasn't helped. Kids are spending a lot more time sitting around using online media, playing video games and fussing with gadgets than they used to. » Read more

7 Pregnancy Apps

There are dozens of different pregnancy apps that you might want to check out to help you through the next nine months. They can make life a lot easier through the pregnancy process, since you can take them with you on the go. Mobile apps are a lot easier to carry with you than the encyclopedia-sized pregnancy books that everyone wants to give you as a gift! » Read more

The Best Apps for Moms

Our JM mobile mamas have been using their smartphones for a little over a week now.  They have been downloading and trying out different apps for their phones.  Each blogger had her personal favorites, but there were a few apps that showed up on all of our bloggers’ list » Read more