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10 Things I Want to Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

Dear Younger Me,

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Good news is you’re still going to be alive and well at 47, which should come as a definite surprise considering you think people my age fall into the old category. You…

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These Are the Most-Watched Holiday Movies, According to Movies Anywhere

Movies Anywhere app users pick these holiday flicks!

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Jennifer Garner Doesn’t Let Her Kids Use Social Media for This Relatable Reason

While it might not seem like Garner scares easily, apparently social media terrifies her.

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The D.C. Scavenger Hunt Every Harry Potter Fan is Talking About

Watson Adventures is putting on their Wizard School Scavenger Hunt at our very own National Gallery of Art. Good luck, and may the best wizards and witches win.

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Apple Is Rolling Out a Feature to Help Families Minimize Screen Time

Apple is trying to help curb your family’s social media addiction and make it easier to put your phone down.

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Motherhood as a Muggle: How I Balance Work and Family Without a Magic Wand

That’s right, I have NO magic wand, no special powers. I’m your run of the mill muggle.
Unless you consider getting through an emergency C-section at 41 weeks having special powers. After my V-BAC exactly two years and two weeks…

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These 10 Locally Based Apps Make Parenting EASIER

We’ve rounded up 10 game-changing apps that make family life oh, so much easier. And they were all started right here in the Bay!

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Trove: A New Storage Service That Will Make Parents Rejoice

Trove is a clutter-despising parent’s dream. With a few clicks of your smart phone, you’ll be able to Marie Kondo your stuff away, then have it delivered right back to you whenever you need it.

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10 Best Baby Photo Album Services for Remembering the First Year

Don’t let all your adorable snaps of the first year get lost in the digital abyss of your smart phone or laptop — try one of these effortless ways to turn your best shots into a beautiful, tangible photo album.

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Usit: Atlanta’s Newest Babysitting App

Atlanta college students are saving the day for Atlanta parents, one babysitting job at a time. Here’s everything you need to know about the new Usit—for University Sitters—app that will rock your world.

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Five Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe at Public Events

Photo: Bob Calkins
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. They’re at a mall, or the county fair or some other community event and suddenly their child is nowhere to be seen. Even though child abductions are statistically rare, it makes sense…

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Your Guide to Geocaching Around Portland

Get ready for the biggest treasure hunt imaginable. And it’s all right in your own backyard!

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Vinted Kids: Chicago’s New Go-To App for Upscale Resale

Spring and cleaning are two unfortunately synonymous words. Why not turn a profit on the dreaded process? Read on to learn about a new service in the baby and kid space that will help you do just that.

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Just Opened! Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Waka, waka, waka! The new Worlds of Puppetry Museum at Center for Puppetry Arts is opening and you don’t want to miss the fun.

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History Comes Alive! Take a Road Trip to Boston

Looking for a late-fall getaway with the family? This city’s a tea-riffic option!

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Apps That Will Save You Time (Seriously!)

Need an extra hour or two? There’s an app for that. In hopes of helping busy parents everywhere, we’ve found 10 apps that make the most of your time.

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They Just Clicked: 10 Family Photographers That Really Rock

Skip the posed studio portraits and check out one of these awesome Atlanta-area photographers who employ nature light and a candid approach to capture your kid in a flash.

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6 Free Apps to Celebrate Lost Teeth

Here are six apps that will help you celebrate the loss of a tooth.

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Essential Potty Training Apps for Bathroom Beginners

We’ve uncovered five of our favorite smart phone apps that help make potty training more rewarding for everyone involved.

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One For The Road: The 10 Best Travel Apps for Families On The Go

From sightseeing apps that banish backseat boredom to apps that help you locate the nearest rest stop when they really gotta go, these tools of the trade will help everyone stay on track.

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10 Must Have Apps for LA Parents

Most moms today have their smart phones glued to the palm of their hand. Its uses range from texting (darling hubby:  please pick up pizza for dinner, stat) to game playing (level 70 of Candy Crush is crazy). But while…

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Win a $250 Child Essence Photography Gift Card

As much as you snap away with your smart phone or point-and-shoot, there’s nothing like a professional photographer who is able to capture the essence of your kiddo’s childhood. Take advantage of the pros with Child Essence Photography. We’re giving…

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Just For Laughs: Funny Stories From the Modern Day Mom

For our kids, normal is swiping the screen of a tablet dozens of times per day, a mom who carries her laptop around 24/7 like it’s the neglected younger sibling, and never having heard the hum and beep of a…

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Smart Ways to Stay in Touch

When we were kids, telephone busy signals and clunky answering machines were a part of everyday life. Now, the only thing that’s hard about staying in touch is finding the time. Whether they live across the city or halfway around…

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Shhhh…Secret Tech Tools of Streamlined Moms

Whether you’re addicted to sticking reminders on the bathroom mirror or scribbling errands on a chalkboard, we all have systems for organizing family life. Thanks to smart phones and tablets, it’s easy to keep to-do lists, photos, and social media…

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