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  • Hiro Baby’s personal assistant for new parents helps you survive baby’s first year

    Hiro Baby’s personal assistant for new parents helps you survive baby’s first year

    During pregnancy, soon-to-be first-time parents will often devour manuals, like “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” to get clued into all the changes taking place in mom’s body, along with details on the baby’s development. But after the baby arrives, it’s often fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants time with 3 AM Google searches and teary phone calls to… Read More

  • Winnie helps parents find family-friendly places, share their experiences

    Winnie helps parents find family-friendly places, share their experiences

    A new mobile app called Winnie is launching today to make parents’ lives a little easier, by offering information about nearby kid-friendly places, as well as detailing what sort of facilities for families a location may have – like stroller access, quiet areas to nurse, changing tables, restrooms, and more. The idea is to make going out with your little ones less stressful… Read More

  • Tocomail For Gmail Offers Parental Controls And Monitoring For Teens’ First Gmail Account

    Tocomail For Gmail Offers Parental Controls And Monitoring For Teens’ First Gmail Account

    A company called Tocomail earlier this year launched a mobile application designed to be kids’ first email service, built with the parental controls and protections such an app would require, while allowing kids to write simple messages and send drawings to pre-approved family and friends. Now Tocomail is targeting a slightly older crowd with the debut of another app called Tocomail… Read More

  • Thanks, Dads

    Thanks, Dads

    My father put together a Heathkit shortwave radio in his youth. The radio is still there in my childhood home. He’s still alive so this isn’t saccharine reminisces of a man who passed. Dad still sits in that room with the radio, the radio still works, his hands pound away at the Internet all day now, the radio forgotten but still as vital as the day he built it. My Dad is a little… Read More