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Featuring the Trautwein Family

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July 19, 2019
How Jiobit helps families

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.

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June 5, 2019
3 Reasons You Need Jiobit This Summer

School is out and so is your normal schedule. Here are 3 reasons why Jiobit will help you have a fun but worry-free summer.

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May 6, 2019
The Best Mothers Day Gift

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.

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May 3, 2019
US Weekly: The Best Mother's Day Buys

Here are some tips on what to do and not do for Mother's Day this year. A must do is to check out US Weekly's Mother's Day gift guide. Jiobit comes in at #2 on their list!

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April 1, 2019
GPS Trackers for Kids: What Parents Need To Know

A guide to purchasing a GPS tracker for kids. Learn about the features and benefits, how GPS trackers work, when to use them, and why they may require a subscription service.

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January 30, 2019
From Fatherly: This Tiny GPS Tracker Lets You Keep Tabs On Your Kid At All Times

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.

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January 28, 2019
From POPSUGAR: This GENIUS New Tech Product Is For Parents Worried About Ever Losing Their Kids

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!"

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January 21, 2019
5 Infant Food Allergy Prevention Tips: An Allergist-Mom's Guide

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.

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January 11, 2019
10 Reasons Jiobit Will Bring Your Family Peace of Mind

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.

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July 30, 2018
From Buzzfeed: I Put A Tracking Device On My Kid (And My Pup) And This Is What Happened

Here what Buzzfeed editor, Krista Torres had to say about using Jiobit: "I definitely felt relief and peace of mind using it."

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March 30, 2018
Working Parents: Jiobit Keeps Me Connected While I'm Away

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.

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January 3, 2018
New Year’s Resolution #1: Make a List of New Year’s Resolutions

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.

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December 12, 2017
Get Your Holiday Prep Started With a Good Morning Routine

‍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.

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December 1, 2017
How to Avoid Losing Your Child in a Crowd: The Mom Inspired Show

Listen to our CMO Lindsay talk about parenting on a podcast called "The Mom Inspired Show".

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October 30, 2017
Today I'm Letting My Son Walk Home From School by Himself

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.

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October 19, 2017
Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes This Halloween

Thinking back to past Halloweens, I’ve put together a list of lessons learned for parents, or in other words, what not to do. Hopefully it will help you to avoid pitfalls this year.

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September 14, 2017
Being A School Principal Means I’m The Perfect Parent… Just Kidding.

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.

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August 30, 2017
MODERN PARENTING: When Should You Teach Children to be Tolerant?

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?

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August 24, 2017
MODERN PARENTING: Your Child Doesn’t Need A Smartphone. And You Don’t Need Them To Have One.

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.

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August 16, 2017
MODERN PARENTING: 7 tips for protecting children from online predators

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.

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August 8, 2017
6 Unconventional Hacks To Make Mom Life Easier

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.

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June 27, 2017
Technology Means More Tools For Parents… And More To Talk About

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.

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May 9, 2017
Moms! Update Your Resume With These 5 Super Powers

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.

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March 21, 2017
The Struggle Is Real

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.

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March 17, 2017
How “There’s An App For That” Has Changed Tech-Savvy Parenting

Now, millennials are having kids, and technology is changing parenting.

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February 2, 2017
My Favorite Parenting Blogs: Tech Savvy Mama, Crowley Party and more

Mom blogs and mompreneurs are everywhere these days. Discover a few of my favorites, including Crowley Party, Chronicles of Frivolity and Tech Savvy Mama.

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January 24, 2017
My Favorite Parenting Blogs

It’s nearly impossible to surf the internet without coming across the blogosphere . Name a topic, a category, an organization, or a trade, and there’s a blog for that.

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January 16, 2017
Why a Lost Kid is So Scary for Parents

We heard from parents how stressful and terrifying it can be to lose track of a child. Most of the time, lost kids are off being kids, but that doesn't calm a parent's anxiety.

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December 13, 2016
From Buzzfeed: Funny Tweets that Describe Parenting

Here are some of our favorite funny tweets that describe parenting from BuzzFeed.

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December 9, 2016
Crowded Christmas Activities: What's a family to do without a kid tracking device?

Christmas time is here! So are all the crowds! Families want to participate, but it's hard to keep track of the whole family.

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December 6, 2016
"Home Alone" for real? Not with Jiobit.

In 1990, Kevin McCallister was left home alone. Could that happen today?

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October 20, 2016
When Halloween is Really for Parents

As every parent of little ones knows, Halloween costumes are a golden opportunity for tons of laughs and social media likes. Here are a few of the favorites we've found. 

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October 6, 2016
Sorry, I'm Not Sorry

According to Facebook comments, I'm a terrible mom because I think a GPS kid tracker is a good thing. But I know that my husband and I can’t be the only parents living through toddler tantrums, unsuccessful potty training, and sleepless nights. 

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August 19, 2016
Your Baby Is Starting School. You Will Survive.

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.

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August 9, 2016
5 Olympic Sports to Watch with Your Kids

The Olympics are in full swing! Here are five sports you shouldn't miss watching with your family. 

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August 1, 2016
10 Movies to Show Your Kids Before They Turn 6

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). 

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July 20, 2016
Be In The Know About Pokémon Go: 5 Tips For Parents

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.

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July 14, 2016
Where Were All the '80s Parents?

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! 

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July 7, 2016
Founder’s Series: Finding your way by channeling childhood inspirations

I’m a technologist, and have been from an early age. My passion for tech has been the springboard for starting my own company.

Jiobit is a must have when it comes to keeping track of your kids and loved ones and keeping them safe. I highly recommend the Jiobit for safety and peace of mind. 
Jiobit is a must have when it comes to keeping track of your kids and loved ones and keeping them safe. I highly recommend the Jiobit for safety and peace of mind.
Officer Marc
San Jose, CA
I LOVE the Jiobit. I love it’s small design and how it’s lightweight. It’s so lightweight he doesn’t even notice it’s there. I love the accuracy too. With my previous tracking device for him I didn’t have live mode and was unable to see his current location.
This little device is literally a life saver... It stays charged for so long... As a mom to a child who’s special, thank you from the bottom of my heart for keeping my baby safe.
Jessica
Pennsylvania
Fantastic device and easy to use app. Sometimes my son's school bus is late but I know exactly where he is. Takes all the stress and worry away. Love this product!
Jon
Hoffman Estates, IL
This device is amazing. It gives me peace of mind when my child isn't with me ... This device is perfect for him to carry clipped onto his pants and small enough to be discreet.
Jennifer
Weatherford, TX
We were so shocked and excited to see how small the device was - the AngelSense device we currently use is so bulky and heavy.
Cristal
Fayetteville, AR
Excellent device and application. Brings a great amount of peace of mind knowing that we can locate our sons when needed... System works very well and battery life on device lasts multiple days.
Kevin
Redmond, WA
I really like the utility of Jiobit. It really gives a parent the peace of mind that their kids are safe in a Trusted Place like home or school.  Highly recommended!
Leon
Chester springs, PA
This is an amazing product for my son with Autism. It’s very small and easy for him to wear all day. The peace of mind this device provides is truly priceless.
Lindsay
Florida
I love our Jiobit. My son is 6, nonverbal with ASD. His IEP has an aide on the bus with him but it's been so great. His disability makes me very overprotective and I worry almost constantly. When I'm not with him, I love knowing exactly where he is.
Donna
Merritt Island, FL
My 2-year-old Autistic son who is a runner got out the front door and this device's "mobile fence" alerted me!! It could have just saved his life! (and mine). You can't put a price on a loved ones' life!
Mandy
Virginia Beach, VA
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