PlayPozz App Review

PlayPozz is an exciting first edition of an educational app that helps balance time spent playing on apps with direct educational practice. While it still needs to flesh out its offerings, this app shows promise and innovation, revealing the possibilities Android tablets have to help parents manage screen time without complicated tracking or over-involvement.

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LifeTopix App Review

LifeTopix is not only the most comprehensive planning and organizational life management app that I’ve ever seen, but it also does the best job of scheduling simple repeating school subjects for homeschooling moms. Say good-bye to your mommy binder – this app also keeps track of appointments, to-do lists, shopping lists, your finances, tracks your weight, and a whole lot more. Comprehensive? That might be an understatement.

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Motivated Moms 2013 App Review

Motivated Moms 2013 is a pre-filled master chore planner that arrives filled with both daily tasks and less frequently scheduled chores that also allows you to add your own chores. The wonderful sorting and display options help to clearly display who is responsible for each task and the app provides just enough customization and flexibility. Intuitive, open-and-go AND tailor-made; I’m impressed!

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AppStar Picks App Review

So much care, time, and effort have been put into the detailed reviews included in AppStar Picks. This timesaving resource combines the favorite apps of six different review sites for a best-of-the-best app browsing experience. If you’re stumped on where to find a quality app for your child’s needs, whether educational or recreational, this free app is an easy to use, richly featured resource.

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The Old Schoolhouse Magazine App Review

The much-loved Old Schoolhouse Magazine is now available for free, in a handy, practical digital edition that is served up directly to the free app of your choice (available in several operating system platforms). This app has made it onto my 'no-brainer' list of apps to have loaded on my devices, it just makes sense to install this easy to navigate magazine that is always filled with helpful insights and encouragement for homeschooling parents.

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Kid-Capsule: Family Event Journal App Review

From birth announcements to early academic achievements, Kid-Capsule lets you record the momentous occasions in your child’s life through photograph and video recordings that can then be shared by email and on Facebook using a range of lovely scrapbooking inspired templates.

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Tapikeo

The combination of customizable images and audio in an easy to edit grid is what gives Tapikeo great potential as an educational tool in your homeschool. This app can be put to use in so many ways. It is well worth the time to download and explore it, and Tapikeo Premium is a great price for all the ready to use grids it includes. I’m confident that your family will quickly find many ways to put this unique app to use.

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Scribble Kid

Scribble Kid is a simple, engaging drawing tool that can be used in a wide variety of ways. Since it’s completely free, why not download it for your iPad and see what your children create!

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Screen Time

If you’re looking for a tool to help you manage your children’s screen time and guide them into maintaining a healthy balance of activities with a minimum of fuss, Screen Time can help. In fact, it might become a vitally important app in your collection of family management tools.

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Chore Pad, I Love You

Chore Pad is a rock-solid, visually engaging chore app. One of the largest ongoing struggles homeschooling mothers face is keeping their homes in order while juggling schoolwork and childcare. Chore Pad can help keep you keep things running smoothly, make sure everyone knows what is expected of them, and hand out some fun rewards in the process.

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Wee Pray

I’m always excited to see apps developed to bring families closer together, and this one is particularly valuable for families separated by work (fathers who are in the military, who travel for work, long-distance truck drivers etc.), extended family members, and even for families where one parent works a shift where they miss out on important moments in a child’s routine – like bedtimes or meal times. This app could even be used during extended hospital stays – there are many situations it could be called into use for.

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