Before I had kids, I mostly visited YouTube to watch random music videos and the occasional hair tutorial. Now, in addition to curling iron how-tos, I find myself searching for family-friendly shows and videos to hold my son’s attention when I can’t fully...
Oh Appy Day! is our ongoing feature giving you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, we asked Rihanna, who knows a thing or two about Instagram (she currently has 16.2 million followers @badgirlriri), to share her favorite...
Oh Appy Day! is our ongoing feature giving you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, Steve Martin, who you may have heard of, shares his favorite app with us. “I’ve got thousands of them, but I use Google Play...
There are plenty of educational apps for kids, and then there’s Kiko’s Thinking Time for iOS, a free educational app for kids that’s — wait for it — legitimately based on neuroscience. As a mom, I’m fascinated by the science behind...
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We started Cool Mom Tech in 2010 to help make our increasingly digital lives easier, more organized, more meaningful, and more fun, however old your kids may be.
We love that it's grown to become the go-to source for millions of parents who want commonsense info about tech delivered with a smile.
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