Baby, It’s a Wild World: Smartphone Apps That Fight Anxiety in Grownups and Kids

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the US, with 40 million American adults being affected. But the real shocking news is that anxiety disorders are estimated to affect a huge one in eight children, leaving them at a much higher risk of performing badly at school and abusing drugs as they get older. Many people don’t take childhood anxiety as seriously as perhaps they should, often putting it down to "just a phase all kids go through". No one should have to live with a debilitating anxiety disorder, least of all a child, and the world of technology has responded. … [Read more...]

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Kid’s Academy Introduces Free Kid’s Singapore Math App

This post is written on behalf of Kid's Academy. Do you have a 3-7 year old who is learning math? Does your child need help understanding math or improving their math skills? We love the iPhone and Android apps from Kid's Academy, and I'm so happy to announce the addition (yes, pun intended!) of the Singapore Math App to the Kid's Academy family. Kids Academy Releases #1 Math Games: Singapore Math App for Android and Updates iOS Version of Math Games App for Kids in Preschool & Kindergarten! Kids Academy is a well-known mobile app developer working in the sphere of children’s early … [Read more...]

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OKHello App: Group Video Chat

This is a sponsored post. Moving to Kansas isn’t going to happen. Seeing my new grandson in person will be rare. But, with the OKHello app I’ll be able to see him much more often! Group video chats are the next best thing to being there; much better than photos or plain old phone calls. I don’t care if my grandson can’t chat yet. I’ll take all of the cooing, drooling or even sleeping I can get. Mind you, my grandson isn’t even born yet, but that’s how a grandmother’s mind works. We plan…a lot. And when I learned about the OKHello app, I had to try it out. My husband and I still have … [Read more...]

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Stylish Functional iPhone Wristlet Case – BellaVita

Who doesn’t want style and safety when it comes to an iPhone case? BellaVita has just that –leather wristlets that fit the iPhone4. Use their fashionable leather wristlet when you don’t want to lug around your purse. BellaVita aims to combine a handy iPhone case that meets your tech needs and style desires. More cases coming soon for your mobile devices such as iPad, Kindle Fire, and other tablets. Technical Specs: Fits iPhone 4, 4s Openings are available for each iPhone 4 item – camera, audio jack, charger, texting and apps, speaker, etc. There’s no need to remove your phone from … [Read more...]

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Turtle World Game App Review

Turtle World is an app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. This animated game features Fred the turtle who is seeking adventure, but faces enemies at every turn. Fortunately Frank can use his shell and other powers to fight back with your help, of course. Fun for both children and adults, Turtle World uses Physics-based arcade action, which means that you tilt your device to play the game. This is the first time I've tried this type of game and it is different! And you can choose to play by holding your device (even over your head) or keeping it flat on a table top, for … [Read more...]

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