Help a New Mom Out with Qeepsake!

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New moms have a lot of things to worry about. Their baby’s precious memories shouldn’t be one of them. Qeepsake is a genius app that works alongside their exhausted baby brain. The app will text them daily questions about their new little one and you can quickly type a response and even include pictures.

Qeepsake saves this information and you can add or remove text easily through your account on their website. Want a printed version? Qeepsake can create a memory book for you. Bonus, the book is expandable if you want to add in pages later.

Try Qeepsake today!

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Tiny Tots Tuesdays: Stay In Touch No Matter Where You Are With Toymail

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Ever wanted to stay in touch with your child during the work day, when you are away on business or teach your child the art of the walkie talkie?  Toymail takes communication with your child, grandchild, niece or nephew to a whole new level. Simply purchase your favorite animal toy ($59) and allow it to use your wifi network. Friends and family can send messages to your child through the free app downloadable on apple/android devices. The toy makes animal noises when a new message is waiting for them and they can reply easily through the toy. All messages are stored within the app mailbox and you can even change your voice to make it more fun. Messaging back and forth is free through the app/internet so there is no limit on how much you communicate!

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Wish List Wednesdays: Privately Store and Share Your Family Memories with Lifecake

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Are you friends and family overwhelmed by the day by day photos you post of your children on Facebook? Need a safe place to store all of your photos? Lifecake is an online photo timeline service that beautifully displays your children’s photos and videos to only the people that you invite to see them. Your friends and family then choose their notification status, daily, weekly, etc. The weekly wrap up is our favorite since you can quickly see thumbnail highlights of the week in one e-mail. Once you are invited to the timeline, you can download photos, comment and heart your favorites. Lifecake also offers high-quality 80 page photo books available for $50 (plus shipping).

Lifecake’s standard website and app (Apple/Android) service are free, with premium paid options available. Lifecake keeps you photos safe by using Amazon.com’s infrastructure and not having advertisers or selling your info.

This service is great if you have a lot of photos, but don’t want to share all of your memories with the entire Internet. Easily transfer photos from your phone or tablet and Lifecake automatically updates your friends and family when new photos are ready to be shared!

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Wish List Wednesdays: Easily Track Weight Loss with Weight Gurus Smartphone Connected Digital Scale

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

weight_gurus_scale_reviewLosing weight is hard work and meeting that goal should be celebrated! Weight Gurus have created digital scales that easily sync with your smartphone so you can track your goals quickly and easily.

Simply set up a user profile on the digital scale with the included guide. You can have up to 8 users. Well worth your time if there are multiple people that will be using the scale in your household. The scale has thick tempered glass that is smooth and sturdy to stand on. It’s also super easy to clean too!

After setup, lightly step on the scale. The scale will greet you will a huge hello on the extra-large (4.3″), extra-bright back lit display. Then step on the scale evenly with both feet. Shortly after calculating your weight, the scale will display a digital barcode on the screen.

This is where the free app comes in. Download the free app here (Apple/Android). You can use the app to setup a quick user profile via smartphone or tablet. You will then be able to take a picture of the bar code on the scale within the app using your smartphone/tablet (similar to scanning a 2d barcode for more info. on a product, etc.). The barcode picture quickly and accurately syncs your weight to the app and helps you to stay accountable for continuous weight management, no cords required! You can setup the scale to display your current weight or display in weight lost or gained. A unique feature if you have a specific weight loss (or gain) goal in mind to get healthy!

You can also use this scale without a smartphone/tablet. At $29.99, this is a beautiful, modern scale that is near the price point of many traditional scales and worth the cost even if you don’t use the added features. It comes in black, white, silver and a fun chevron print. The batteries needed to run this scale are also included. A huge plus to be able to use the scale right out of the box!

Want more options? Upgrade to the $40 model for detailed tracking including BIA Analysis for Body Fat, Lean Mass, Water Weight and Bone Mass.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Tiny Tots Tuesdays: Live Colors for Kids App, A Great Way to Teach Colors! FREE for a Limited Time!

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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Live Colors for Kids App teaches your child their colors in a fun, coloring book environment. The app is great for learning colors (including mixing colors for older kids), project follow-through, positive reinforcement and creativity.

Kids can choose from 20 pre-set drawings or create their own. Easily tap any color on the paint pallet and the app will say the color when they touch for immediate sensory recognition. There is an open pallet on the bottom left for older kids to mix colors. Simply choose a color then tap the pallet. Choose another color and tap the same spot of the pallet. The app will magically mix the two colors and say the new color. Use the water drop icon to remove the mixed color from the pallet.

When coloring, the apps gives spoken cues like “fantastic” for positive reinforcement. Once the majority of the interactive picture is colored in, trumpets will sound and hundreds of confetti stars congratulate your child for finishing the picture. Snap a picture of the coloring page (using the camera icon in the upper left-hand corner) and that particular page will be stored in “my drawings” book on the main page of the app. From the “my drawings” book you can even share coloring pages through social media, e-mail or print them for the refrigerator.

The Live Colors for Kids App is built for kids under five. New content will be added to the app in August/September. This is a great app to keep kids entertained during summer vacation and educational too! Get it FREE in the iTunes Store today!

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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Wish List Wednesdays: Angie’s List SnapFix App

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Have a window that’s broken? A ceiling that needs painted? Finding a high-quality service provider used to be time consuming and expensive. Now you can download the free Angie’s List SnapFix App. The App allows you to easily describe your project, snap a pic of the service needed and enter a few details about your schedule, etc. A member of Angie’s List concierge team will provide you with a list of top providers based on your project and schedule. Track all of your scheduled projects within the SnapFix App! Download it FREE for Apple or Android today!

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Wish List Wednesdays: Stage a Family Karaoke Night with the Free Video Star App for iOS

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Need to add a new activity for family night? Check out the free Video Star App available in the iTunes Store. Just use your favorite iOS device, choose your song and lip sync and/or dance to create fun family memories. Super easy interface, no editing and easy uploads to social media if you want to share your creations with friends or family. Tons of built-in effects to make each video unique. Available in 16 languages!

Name of App: Video Star (iOS only)

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