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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.
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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.
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5 Must-Have Apps to Make Your Christmas Merry and Bright

By Jill Britz

Christmas. Nine simple letters that infuse joy into children and bring parents to their knees. You may be the mom who loves the holiday season with all its gift-buying and holiday planning, or you may be the mom who feels a shroud layer down atop her with the passing of Thanksgiving, knowing you'll dread the next month. Not sponsored content
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Top 10 Recipe Apps for the Working Mom

By Laura Carlson

After rushing from office to home, it’s tough to whip up easy yet delicious dishes most nights. But with the help of some highly rated recipe apps at your fingertips, you can do it—in a snap! From recipe organizer apps to those that give step-by-step instructions for quick meals, check out these 10 great recipe apps for Android, iOS and Windows devices. Not sponsored content
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5 Spooktacular Halloween Apps

By Leiloni DeGruy

In this technological age, there is an app for everything—even Halloween. As we count down the days until we dress our little munchkins up in either the cutest or most ghoulish looking costume we can find, let’s liven up the Halloween spirit with these five spook-worthy apps. 1. Halloween Card Creator (free) Not sponsored content
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10 Apps to Invite Autumn Adventure

By Laura Carlson

When kids fall back into their school-time routines, it’s vital to leave free time for some family fun! Each of these 10 “outdoors adventure apps” can give your children a release from daily demands of homework, sports, and more—whether they’re in a toddler program, grammar school or high school. Not sponsored content
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6 Great Apps for the Foodie in All of Us

By Jill Britz

You're a mom, and while you may in fact enjoy a lovely bowl of mac 'n cheese, our bet is that you've got a bit of “foodie” in you. Whether you relish an hour or two in the kitchen with a glass of wine beside you to roll dough or stir sauces, or you're more the let's-get-a-sitter, there's-a-new-restaurant-around-the-corner type of gal, we all enjoy good eats, don't we? Not sponsored content
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Combat Summer Learning Loss with these 5 Super Cool Apps

By Laura Carlson

Did you know that over the summer months your child loses math computational skills, as well as reading and spelling abilities? He may also score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than he did at the beginning of summer vacation. Not sponsored content
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5 Apps for Your Best Summer Ever!

By Jill Britz

Summer is here, so carpe diem! Don’t waste it sitting on your couch. Instead, get up and get out. We've got some great apps to help you navigate these exciting, blissful months. Not sponsored content
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8 Educational Apps Every Kid Should Have

By Laura Carlson

There are countless apps on the market that can engage and educate your children. Not sponsored content
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