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Parenting

This Parent Task Managing App Takes the Stress Out of Organizing

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Soccer practice, buying groceries, taking the dog to the vet, picking up the cleaning, doctor’s appointments, oh and working full time – the list never ends. Does this sound like your daily schedule? If so, there is a simple life planner app that will…

Parenting

6 Signs That Your Child Is Destined to Become a Computer Programmer

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Children change and develop quite a bit in their youth. But there are some personality traits that will likely stay constant throughout their lives. From confidence to a love of problem solving, these traits could help you predict the professions your child will excel…

Parenting

Girls’ Interest in Tech Drops a Ton During High School

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Why did female representation in the tech sector peak in 1991, at 36 percent? It’s dropped since, hitting 34 percent in 2015, even while that same representation in other industries remains considerably higher: close to 47 percent for the life, physical and social sciences occupations; 65 percent of community and social service occupations; and…

Parenting

Virtual Babysitter: Monitoring Your Kids from Anywhere

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It can be a daunting task trying to stay aware of what your children are up to, especially if you’re a working parent. Many of you probably invested in babysitters for years, but at what point do you take the nanny off speed dial…

Business

Tech Companies Vie to Create Best Parental Leave Options

By | Sep 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

This August, Netflix raised the stakes on winning and keeping top employees by offering 52 weeks of PAID parental leave for both mothers and fathers.  52 weeks! Paid! Dads, too! The nearest competitors to that offer similar benefits, Microsoft and Twitter, offer 20 weeks…

Business

Pittsburgh

4moms Has Launched the World’s First App-Controlled Infant Seat

By | Dec 22, 2014 at 6:30 pm

4moms, the Pittsburgh, PA-based company that makes high-tech baby gear, has launched its the world’s first app-controlled infant seat. Called the mamaRoo, the infant seat by the robotics company is an upgrade to its previous mamaRoo line. “Through valuable insights gained from consumers, 4moms…

Communication

MobileArq Connects Parents to their School Directory for Quick Access During Crucial Moments

By | Nov 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

As the mother of two boys, Nirupama Mallavarupu has spent a lot of time on the road, whether dropping off or picking up kids from school and various activities. Inevitably, these trips required some form of communication with other parents. She often found that she was frustrated by not being…