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Parental Apps

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

 

Former Miss USA, model, actress, and mother of three, Ali Landry has a lot on her plate, bringing up her daughter, Estela, and sons Marcelo and Valentin with her husband of 8 years, Alejandro Gomez Monteverde—while raising awareness on a project she is passionate about through The Red CARpet Safety Event, and developing great solutions for moms through the Favored By app, which she co-founded and developed.


The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Who will win the Pirate of the Year Award? Hugh Grant, in his first animated role, is the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain- a not so successful, but still enthusiastic, terror of the High Seas.

Delight in Song

Friday, April 27th, 2012

A fun and educational app that’s guaranteed to keep your kids entertained for hours as he sings along to all the classic nursery rhymes like Old McDonald, Itsy Bitsy Spider, and Jingle Bells, Kid Song Machine is a stimulating and educational treat for your kids.
Available at iTunes Store.

Get Creative!

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Kid Art is the premier drawing app for children. Let their imagination run wild and let their creativity evolve with its bright, lively colors, simple controls and over 20 different pre-drawn backgrounds.

New and Noteworthy

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012


Let your kids discover their hidden maestro skills with this fun app by letting them play piano anytime, anywhere. This grand piano with great sound quality, robust base, and adjustable reverb is perfect for your children to learn and practice the basics of the instrument or just to have fun.

 

Lenka and her Inspiring Hit

Friday, April 20th, 2012


Australian singer-songwriter, Lenka is back with her second record, Two, featuring a more pop-electronic feel than her debut. Roll with the Punches is an inspiring tune about how one can overcome life’s challenges.

 

 

Get Stirred and Motivated

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012


Based on a true-story, Moneyball is a dramedy movie for anybody who has dreamed of taking on the system. This film is starred by Brad Pitt as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A’s and the guy who brings the team together and Jonah Hill as Peter Brand.

A screenplay directed by Bennett Miller and written by Aaron Sorkin, it is set to gratify and inspire the audience.

 

 

 

YouTube Must-Sees

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Check out these heart-warming father-child videos that will make you laugh and go “awww.”

 

Baby Laughing Hysterically at Ripping Paper

Take a cue from this dad who made the best out of a bad situation, as he ripped a job rejection letter to make his 8-month old baby, Micah, laugh.

Daddy-Daughter Duet

Check out musician and dad Jorge Narvez perform a touching cover of the Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros song “Home”. The proud single father, who is working his way through college, shares that this is just his way of spending time with his kids.

App Freebies

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Got a backseat full of kids with you? Keep them busy with these fun downloads.

 

 

Color Car Mania

Keep your kids interested during long car rides with this latest app. The goal is to find cars of certain colors; specific types of colors are worth different points. When a player spots a car of a certain color, they call out its color. Players can also have fun choosing their character images.

Animal Coloring for Kids Lite

Boost your child’s creativity by letting them fill in cute animal illustrations with color, using their own fingers! Ideal for ages 3 to 10, it features simple and easy-to-use interface, 18 color palettes, eraser functions, and saving variations. You can even set your kid’s finished work as a wallpaper.

Paper Toss: World Tour HD

Tagged as “the best casual game,” Paper Toss is now available on the iPad, with 10 exotic levels, higher resolution graphics, outstanding flick controls, and more animated paper. So grab your metal trash bin, and enjoy this simple and addictive game with your kids.

 

The Ninja is Back

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Prepare for the return of awesomeness as Po the Panda (voice of Jack Black) finds him back together with his friends known as the Furious Five—Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, but is threatened by a new villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and the Furious Five  to stop the evil plan. Featuring the all-star voices of Angelina Jolie, Gary Oldman, Seth Rogen, Dustin Hoffman, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Liu, Michelle Yeoh, and Jackie Chan, Kung Fu Panda 2 is another thrilling animated film for the whole family to enjoy.