via the app stores
What It Does: Allows you to save and organize your kids’ schoolwork and artwork. You can also share the pieces with family members, who can then record a message to your child about them.
Working Mom Perk: Our kids’ artwork is precious … but they start to pile up. This app lets you cut down on clutter while also making it easy for you to digitally share pieces with family members. Did your child just get straight A’s last semester? Show a photo of it to Grandma, and she can congratulate your kiddo via the app (free, ).
Looking for qualified recommended Contractors in your area, HomeAdvisor (Formerly ServiceMagic) is a leading website and mobile app provider offering free tools and resources for home improvement, repair and maintenance.
What it is: A cross-country handbook of restaurants, resorts, after-school activities, and services that cater to kids, complete with reviews by parents.
Why it's worth your time: Those steely glares from the no-children-welcome zone? Steer clear of them forever.
Don't miss: The handy link to the extensive list of toy recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
KID Friendly Guide
Choice Home Warranty
American Home Shield (AHS)
Do you own a home or rental property and want to care for all minor and major repairs or replacement of your major appliances, heating and/or cooling systems for as little as $50-$100 for your entire home?
Pretty In Pink "Smoothie"
French Vanilla Greek Yogurt
A splash of a orange or topical blend juice
* If using fresh fruit, add ice. If using frozen fruit, no ice needed
The Family Groove
What it is: An online magazine that touches on such topics as autism awareness and fitness ideas on shedding the baby weight, all in a chatty, tell-it-like-it-is forum.
Why it's worth your time: With the Power to the People e-mail, a quarterly e-blast for readers, you can save 10 to 20 percent off certain purchases at mom-friendly stores.
Don't miss: A burgeoning local resource guide that tips you off to the best take-the-kids restaurants and bring-the-baby resorts.