Burning all that pent up energy is critical for family sanity. And for those of us who have relied on city sidewalks and playgrounds as our backyards--or for the days when the weather prohibits us from responsibly sending our kids out back--we need some outlet for that crazy vibe.Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite online movement resources made for kids. Hopefully any downstairs neighbors understand that we’re all in this together.
We’ve put together some of our favorite FREE digital learning resources to help during this period of COVID-19 education disruption.
Read the heartwarming stories of how Alicia and Sarah use Jiobit for their families. Alicia describes Lilly as fun loving and independent. When you meet her you’re immediately drawn to her contagious energy. She has autism level 2 which can sometimes result in her losing focus and wandering off. Sarah, describes Cohen as her little ninja because of his tendency to escape and wander.
This Mother’s Day we’re supporting all moms in the decisions they make for their families. We recognize that what works for one family may not work for another. Bottom line is that we’re all doing our best. Check out some confessions from a real parent and feel empowered to share your own.
Fatherly writer Dave Baldwin recently wrote about his experience with Jiobit. He described it as a product designed as much for children who wander off as it is for full-on free-rangers. Jiobit can securely attach to a kid’s clothes ⏤ be it a shoelace, belt, or buttonhole ⏤ thanks to a built-in loop and waistband clip, or it can be put it in their pocket.
A POPSUGAR editor and mom recently took Jiobit for a spin. "[Jiobit is] an incredibly small and lightweight tracking device that can be worn on a child's belt loop, shoelace, or even hidden inside of a shirt. It syncs to an adult's phone so that they can track their kid anywhere — no distance limits!"
We are forever in search of the latest recommendations to guide us through parenting. Children and allergies are certainly at the forefront and one of the most difficult things to navigate. We recently connected with an allergist who shared some valuable tips on childhood food allergy prevention.
From accurate and real-time location tracking at any distance to knowing who your child is with rather than just knowing where they are, this is why Jiobit will bring your family peace of mind.
Here what Buzzfeed editor, Krista Torres had to say about using Jiobit: "I definitely felt relief and peace of mind using it."
As a Dad who works a job where overnight travel happens quite a bit, I am always looking for new and innovative ways to stay connected with life at home.
There’s the expectation that a new year means a clean slate to improve, change, start, or end something. The new year’s resolution is a bandwagon I’ve never jumped on but in the spirit of making changes, I’m going to set my sights on these 10 things for 2018.
The time of year for chillier weather and changes to your schedule that can cause major interruptions to your normal routine. But, fear not: you can be ready for the craziness if you have developed a good morning routine.
Listen to our CMO Lindsay talk about parenting on a podcast called "The Mom Inspired Show".
October 30th marks a big parenting milestone for my wife and me. Today, we’re letting our 8-year-old son walk home from school by himself.
The list of parenting best practices is long; giving parents plenty of opportunity to make mistakes. This week we’re hearing from a working mom who, despite being a middle school principal overseeing 1,000+ kids, still finds being a parent the most difficult job there is. She offers a great reminder though: parents aren’t perfect, kids aren’t perfect, and we should be grateful for it all.
Racism, discrimination, bigotry, inequality… These things aren’t new to modern day America. Despite the massive strides we’ve made over the years, it’s clear - especially today - that the worst may not be behind us. And as such, it’s one more thing to add to a parent’s list of challenges. How do we teach our children tolerance given our political climate?
It seems that these days kids are asking for, and receiving smartphones earlier and earlier. There could be many reasons for this trend including pressure from kids or parents desire to check in more frequently. Whatever it is, are we really wanting to give our young kids a smartphone with unlimited access to the Internet? There’s probably parents who could argue both ways.
The topic of online predators is terrifying for most parents and given that our toddlers are using iPads, it’s never too early to get informed about the angers. Today Dr. Rich gives us 7 tips on how to protect our kids from online predators. It’s a must read for every parent.
I can already sense the skeptical moms. “There’s no such thing as making this easier,” you’re probably thinking. But if you’re looking for permission to cut a few corners then here you have it - my own list of unconventional shortcuts.
When it comes to big decisions about our children’s education, health, and safety, my husband and I do those as a team. And because we, as modern parents, have more tools than our parents did, these decisions have become more challenging.
Being a mom is the hardest job there is. We're developing the next generation of independent people. Given that massive responsibility, we're actually qualified to be saving the world. Check out why in this tribute to all the hard working moms out there.
Does being a mom mean missing the stage you just finished? My youngest sons are 20 months apart and for 3 years straight the infant/baby stage was all I knew. They say you'll miss it, and I didn't believe them. Now they're toddlers, and turns out, I miss it.
Now, millennials are having kids, and technology is changing parenting.
Mom blogs and mompreneurs are everywhere these days. Discover a few of my favorites, including Crowley Party, Chronicles of Frivolity and Tech Savvy Mama.
Here are some of our favorite funny tweets that describe parenting from BuzzFeed.
Christmas time is here! So are all the crowds! Families want to participate, but it's hard to keep track of the whole family.
How often have you thought, “I can’t wait for the kids to start school!”? Don't feel guilty: You’re allowed to want some time away from your kids. You’re also allowed change your mind the minute your 6-year-old walks out the door wearing a backpack twice his size and takes off in a bus without you.
It's never too early to start raising a film buff. There are tons of great kids movies these days (Frozen, How to Train Your Dragon, Inside Out), but if you're looking to plant that cinephile seed, start with these 10 movies (animated and not animated).
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve heard of the phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. Here are tips for parents playing Pokémon Go.
If you grew up in the 80s, you probably remember watching movies like The Goonies, Stand by Me, and Adventures in Babysitting. Those kids embarked on crazy adventures, got into trouble, and learned valuable life lessons - with no parents to be found!
I’m a technologist, and have been from an early age. My passion for tech has been the springboard for starting my own company.