parenting

  • Mom Meet Mom Is A Match.com For The Stroller Crowd

    Mom Meet Mom Is A Match.com For The Stroller Crowd

    People may warn you that parenting can be a tougher job than you expected, but they never seem to warn you that it can be a lonely one, too. Mom Meet Mom, anĀ up-and-coming service built by three women who have struggled with this difficult, but often undiscussed, aspect to parenting, is trying to help. Having kids changes everything, or so they say. And while it brings joys of its own, your… Read More

  • Backed By $1.5 Million, Smile Mom Debuts A Mobile Community For Nearby Moms

    Backed By $1.5 Million, Smile Mom Debuts A Mobile Community For Nearby Moms

    Moms feeling guilty about baby-spamming Facebook with their child's photos and their every precious moment now have a more private alternative for those updates, thanks to a new mobile social network called Smile Mom. The app, which is designed to connect moms with others nearby, has already grown to 14,000 users during its beta testing phase. Read More

  • New Parenting Site MommyCoach Lets Parents Video Chat With Experts Online

    New Parenting Site MommyCoach Lets Parents Video Chat With Experts Online

    When you become a parent, all of a sudden you realize everyone has an opinion on how that job should be done, from well-meaning in-laws to strangers who walk up to you in the mall and lecture you about the health benefits of breastfeeding. (True story). It can be a bit overwhelming. A new startup called MommyCoach wants to help parents, and as the name implies, specifically mothers, learn from… Read More

  • Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store

    Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store

    Apple has finally take steps to better cater to the children who have adopted its devices, and especially family favorite the iPad, with the launch of a Kids App Store. Arriving this week alongside the launch of iOS 7, the Kids App Store store is not a separate mobile application, to be clear, but is rather a new section within the Apple App Store itself, which now features an added… Read More

  • Educational Startup KinderTown Launches KinderSights, Tells App Developers What Parents Want

    Educational Startup KinderTown Launches KinderSights, Tells App Developers What Parents Want

    KinderTown, the company that makes the ever-useful educational app store for parents, is rolling out a new service targeted towards app developers. KinderSights, as it's called, will offer up a series of monthly reports based on KinderTown's internal data. The reports aim to answer the question: what apps are parents looking for right now? Since April, the startup says parents have performed… Read More

  • Lessons in parenting: Here's a baby pillow with a built-in MP3 player

    Lessons in parenting: Here's a baby pillow with a built-in MP3 player

    Since being a lousy parent seems to be all the rage these days, here's another weapon for your doing-the-bare-minimum arsenal. It's a baby pillow—see how it contours to your child's neck—that has a built-in MP3 player and speaker. Presumably you'd put your baby on the pillow (well, it's merely a render, so you won't be doing any of this, as a matter of fact) while you sleep, watch TV… Read More

  • Charge your kids for making you drive them around

    Charge your kids for making you drive them around

    Do you have no-good, bratty, whiney kids who think the world revolves around them and make you drive them to all the cool hangouts around town just so they can avoid having to sit by themselves in the cafeteria even though all that stuff won’t matter by the time they’re 30 and actually realize how ridiculously unimportant their lives were when they were in middle school? Me neither… Read More

  • Funny: 'Mr. C's 7 Signs That Your Kid May Be A Hacker'

    Funny: 'Mr. C's 7 Signs That Your Kid May Be A Hacker'

    Parents, does your child display any of the traits from the following sequence of amusing cartoon drawings? If so, he or she might be a hacker. Nothing wrong with being a hacker, per se. Let’s just use those powers for good, not evil. The bigger issue here might be the patchy chin-beard consisting of two lone strands of hair. Shave ‘em off, my man. Mr. C’s 7 Signs That Your Kid… Read More