Tag Archive: Kids


Amazon’s larger Kids Edition Fire Tablet is worth the extra money

Go big Fire HD 10 Kids Edition

$ 200 at Amazon

Pros Long battery life 2GB of RAM USB-C for charging Great sounding dual speakers Cons Can be a bit large for some children On the expensive side

Amazon’s 10-inch kids tablet offers a great experience for youngsters of all ages. The large HD display and its dual-speakers make watching movies or playing games a joy. Pair that with up to 12 hours of battery life,  [Read More…]

Spotify Kids hands parents more control as it lands in Japan and Germany

Spotify’s Kids app remains in beta, but refinement continues.

What you need to know Spotify now gives parents more control over what content their kids can access. In the Kids app, parents can now block certain songs or albums. Spotify Kids will also now be made available in Germany and Japan as the rollout continues.

Spotify continues to develop its Kids app, an offshoot of its premium service that’s aimed to give parents a child-friendly subset of  [Read More…]

Help your kids learn remotely with Homer’s 30-day free trial

One of the great hidden secrets of the internet that we’ve started to discover thanks to social distancing is the sheer amount of online learning tools available for children. If you’re stuck at home and schools are closed and your children are running amok, this is something you should be aware of, too! For example, have you heard of the app and online learning tool Homer? It’s a personalized early learning program that can provide kids aged 2 to 8  [Read More…]

Use your phone to take the best photos of your kids and pets

We know photos are memories, but they are all the more precious when they document how children grow up. Whether it’s an occasion or a slice-of-life shot, getting a little camera crazy with your little ones is understandable. At the same time, pets are also family treasures, and capturing them in their element at home is another of life’s pleasures. Put those two together and you have some of the more adorable images you can take of two  [Read More…]

Give the kids a history lesson with 8 of the best Disney+ shows and films

When The Walt Disney Company was started back in 1923, it’s safe to say no one could have predicted what it’d become. A long and storied history spanning nearly 100 years has followed, leading up to one of the company’s biggest successes yet: the launch of Disney+.

The new streaming service is full of new and old content, from Disney Channel shows and movies to Marvel superhero films and more, but perhaps the best inclusion are all the films and  [Read More…]

Keep your kids from closing your apps and causing havoc on your smartphone

There’s always a failsafe.

We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve nervously handed our phones to a friend or coworker, worried that they’d inadvertently (or intentionally) close an app or look somewhere they shouldn’t. That anxiety is exponentially magnified when handing your phone to a child. Many of us are doing this with increased frequency to entertain or distract our kids while we are busy working from home. But fear not, there is a way to  [Read More…]

Best online learning tools for kids in 2020

Across the world people are being impacted and forced to make big changes to the way they live, and in many countries and states schools are being shut down, which means parents are looking for the best online learning tools for their kids. Luckily, there are a lot of online learning tools that can be used from the comfort of your own home, and many of them offer free trials. While you are busy working from home, you’ll want to  [Read More…]

Buy any 2 movies or kids’ books at Target and get your third choice free

Getting a little bored in quarantine? Got kids running around driving you nuts? Solve both problems at once with Target’s Buy 2, Get 1 sale that covers kids’ books and movies for kids and adults. Buy three things for your kids, buy three things for you, mix and match what you’re getting, or do all three. The deal will always discount the lowest priced item on the list. So you can buy three $ 20 movies and only pay $  [Read More…]

Don’t let your kids buy random stuff from Alexa on your Echo smart speakers

One of the best things that an Alexa-powered Echo speaker can do is to tell you Amazon’s daily specials and let you place orders for goods with your voice — it’s just so convenient! However, you certainly don’t want your kids, friends, or family to have unfettered Alexa access while you’re busy working from home or away from your smart speakers. I’ll show you how simple it is to put some controls on who can make voice purchases  [Read More…]

Walmart has some great tablets to help keep your kids hungry to learn

Keeping your children occupied can be one of the toughest tasks as a parent, which is why a tablet might be a great idea. You wouldn’t just be throwing a screen in front of them either since there are a variety of tablets available from Walmart that will help teach your children and keep them entertained. One such option is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A Kids Edition, which includes a suite of apps for kids, along with protective  [Read More…]