Looking for the easiest way to teach your kiddo your phone number? You’ll be amazed if you haven’t heard this before.
Ladies, let’s talk screen time. What screen time rules work for your family? If your child has several caregivers (e.g., au pair, grandma, and two parents), how do you “share” screen time among the caregivers?
What are your favorite organization tips as the school year gets underway? We’ve shared tips for preserving your kids’ artwork, as well as why I think a family email address is great for all working parents — but today I thought I’d explain an easy trick I’ve figured out for how to use your iPhone to … Read More about How to Use Your iPhone to Store School Paperwork
Kate and I were talking recently about how we keep track of kid-related paperwork and information, and I mentioned I was using Evernote for a lot of stuff. I really love it for my mom-related research, so I thought I’d write something up. A couple of years ago over at Corporette, we shared the busy woman’s … Read More about Evernote Tips for Moms
Do you use smartwatch apps for parents? A few examples are Cloud Baby Monitor (iTunes), Feed Baby (iTunes and Google Play), and Baby Tracker (iTunes). We’ve previously discussed meal-planning app for working moms and apps that help working moms stay connected to school or daycare — but not specifically smartwatch apps for parents. A couple of years ago, The New … Read More about The Best Smartwatch Apps for Parents
2018 Update: We still stand by these tips for preserving kids’ artwork — and you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on how to use your iPhone to store school paperwork! It’s never too early to start weighing tips for preserving kids’ artwork—or you may find yourself still dealing with it … Read More about Tips for Preserving Kids’ Artwork (Without Keeping Everything)
2018 Update: We still stand by this review of Philips Hue Lights for nursery rooms (and general discussion of how to use smart lights for your nursery) — but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. … Read More about Make My Life Easier Thursday: Philips Hue Lights
Many, many articles and essays have been written about the potential dangers of posting photos of your kids on Facebook and other social media. Whether or not you agree (that’s a topic for a whole other post!), there are some great alternatives out there for sharing photos of your children with family and friends. (Psst: We recently did a post … Read More about 4 Free Apps for Privately Sharing Photos
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on our favorite apps to help you stay connected to school or daycare — but you may also want to check out some of our newer stories on tech for working moms. Does your child’s daycare or school use any apps that help working moms stay connected to … Read More about 4 Apps That Help Working Moms Stay Connected to School or Daycare
These days, everyone has precious things on our computers: those family photos, that old voicemail from Nana you saved on your computer, the half-finished draft of your novel. Some of it you can save casually in the cloud, sure — but some of it, for sheer size alone, kind of has to live on a … Read More about The Best Online Backup Services for Backing Up Family Photos, Unfinished Novels, and More
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on our favorite meal planning apps (and I’m still using Pepperplate!) — but you may also want to check out some of our newer stories on tech for working moms. Ladies, do you have any favorite meal planning apps? Have you tried and abandoned any? Reader M wonders: … Read More about Meal Planning Apps for Working Moms