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Welcome to iGameMom!

— A place for the busy parents to discover the good educational applications for kids, and to explore ways to stay engaged with kids in the new game world.

Why shall I visit iGameMom?

Are you having a hard time to find a good app for your child on the App Store?  Do your kids like to play games?  Do you like the idea of learning while playing?  Do you wish you can interact with kids more even when they are playing games?  Do you want to learn some easy tips to better utilize your mobile devices?

If you answer YES to any of the questions, iGameMom is for you.  iGameMom’s goal is simple: help parents find new ways to better kids learning experience.

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How to find things I am looking for on iGameMom?

Make sure to use the navigation menu that is right under the iGameMom LOGO.  For example, you can go to Free App to find the good FREE apps, or you can go to HowTo’s to find useful tips, you can also search apps by your child’s age or subjects, such as Math, History, or Art.

What can I find at iGameMom?

Good Educational App Reviews and Recommendations.  Some examples are:
Good reading apps for kids of different ages
Language apps (Spanish, multilingual books)
Apps for kids in pre-school and kindergarten

Some good apps are FREE!  Such as:
Story app: Scooby Doo Who Are You?
A math game from PBS Kids
NOVA Elements: learn periodic table with fun

For more FREE apps, please visit the Free App page.

Parenting tips on how to creatively use apps as a teaching tool:
What can you teach your child while playing Tiny Tower?
How to teach physics with Angry Bird?
How to choose a good dictionary app for kids?

Tips on how to better use/protect the mobile devices
How to child-proof iPAD?
How to choose kids friendly iPAD cases?
How to read Kindle books without a Kindle, and for FREE?

For more “How To” tips, please visit the How To page.

Alerts on app deals – at a reduced price or FREE, mostly for a limited time.  Some past deal alerts:
Marble Math Junior – Free for one day
Weird but True by National Geographic Kids
FREE for limited time: Thomas and Friends

For more app deals, please visit the Deals page regularly.

Giveaways – for some on-going and past giveaways, please visit the Giveaway page.

Hope the brief introduction is helpful.

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Where else can I find iGameMom?

You can also find iGameMom on RSS, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ , and Twitter.

Twitter: iGameMom shares new app reviews and deals, tech tips, and anything she found from her twitter friends on tech trends, parenting, and teaching.  To follow iGameMom on Twitter, click HERE.

Facebook: in addition to app reviews and tech tips, iGameMom shares on Facebook some last minute deals she found online and updates on apps she reviewed before.  To follow iGameMom on Facebook, click HERE.

Google+: since Google+ introduced community, iGameMom has been on G+ more and more.  Follow iGameMom on G+ HERE.

Pinterest: I grouped the apps by age and subjects on Pinterest.  In addition, there are some shared boards on kids activities.  Follow iGameMom on Pinterest HERE.

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  • Cole

    Everyone loves what you guys tend to be up too. Such clever work and coverage! Keep up the fantastic works guys I’ve added you guys to my blogroll.

  • Thank you for visiting and liking my post.

  • My son teaches tech. in Kuwait. Shall pass this on to him.

  • Thanks for coming by and liking my post “The Last Ten Years.” Looking forward to browsing your site and seeing what I can incorporate into my teaching practice!


  • Thanks for being such a regular visitor to my site. I do really appreciate it.

  • cocolicot

    This seems like a really awesome page, not just for parents with children but also for educators. With the rise in technology, any way to get kids learning in the classroom is appreciated. So thank you for these resources and thanks for liking my post as well. 🙂

    • Thanks for stopping and leaving the encouraging note. I agree we need find ways to better leverage the technology in education.

  • Took me a while to find you after your shift from Wordpress, but I’m glad I did! Yours was the first site I thought of when I needed tips for my daughter’s new iPad! Thanks for such invaluable information on educational apps.

    • so glad you find iGameMom again. Thanks for taking the time find me! You made my day!

  • Thanks for liking one of my posts on my blog – I haven’t come across your website before for lesson resources, but I really like what I see! Thanks again.

  • Love the site! Wish I still had some four-year-olds or 8 year-olds to buy learning games for, I guess I’ll have to wait for grandkids.

    • I wish I could go back to school again, all these cool apps will make the learning much more fun and easier!

  • Thanks for liking my post about the paper bag lunches. This page is very interesting. I’ll use it often as a resource for good games!

    • Thanks for visiting. Hope you will find something you like here.

  • Thank you for your recent like!

    You have a very cool site here full of info! My daughter is a gamer and I will be sure to check this out often and have her take a look as well. There are SO many out there, it’s difficult to keep track or know what’s good or not so good, so thanks for your hard work!

  • Hi,
    Thanks for visiting my blog! I am so glad to find your site. It is a wealth of resources.
    After I get everything up and running I would love to highlight your site.
    All the best,
    Sarah Tharpe Winchell

    • Thanks for visiting and leaving the note. Hope you find some apps you like.

  • Still enjoying your site immensely! I downloaded an app about bugs that you reviewed recently and my sons are obsessed. Thanks very much for the reviews and showing us which apps are worthwhile. Happy summer!

    • Thanks Emily! Glad you sons like the bug app. It is a good season to learn about bugs.

  • We want your recommendations on apps for kids on our link up – lots of parents look here for recommendations. Begins at 9am on May 25. http://wp.me/p2st0w-ia

  • My kids loved and this made me follow you on twitter. Keep posting 🙂

  • angie bryan

    wow this is great, following on FB now. thx! 🙂

  • Thank you for stopping by and liking my post. Your blog is truly inspirational!

  • Many thanks for liking our recent post showcasing how one high school student expressed his frustration with how they’re being …warehoused…but not taught.

    We really love what the information and tools that you’re providing here on igamemom. We plan to point our users your way as we move through our soon coming beta launch. Thanks for being a point of solution for our kids!

  • Hi! I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! 🙂 Check it out here: http://alexiskrystina.com/2013/04/22/i-got-one-the-very-inspiring-blogger-award/

  • I have nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award because you surly deserve it. I have enjoyed visiting and reading your work here and hope you the best.

    Yours in Freedom

  • Priya

    Thanks for liking my posts. You have a great website here! So useful to parents!

  • Bethany

    Awesome blog!

    Thanks for stopping by mine and liking it! I’m a newbie here, but excited to explore this world of blogging 🙂

    • Welcome Bethany – to iGameMom and to the blogging world. I learned a lot since I started. It is a lot work, but it is a lot fun too.

  • Hi! Thanks for coming by the other day and liking my post “Sunroof open, music blaring…”

    I’m looking forward to spending some time on your blog…especially with 4 little ones 11 years old down to 2!!

    Thanks again for dropping by!


  • Thanks for dropping by blog and liking it.
    Big scope you’ve got here. Impressive!

    • Thanks for stopping by! Feel free to click around and let me know if you can’t find what you want.

  • Thank you so much for checking out my blog! You have a lot of great resources here for kids-great blog!

  • Hello, just thought you may find my school blog of interest to you as per your deep involvement with children’s learning. Also your use of digital and alternative media, I address 2 points concerning this in CSCOPE and Common Core. I trust you are current on these programs and their impact upon the student, especially the younger K-6 levels.
    I sincerely hope we both are of like thought, but if not I would love to hear your point of view in this area of curriculum used today in 45 States.

    Public School System or Government Indoctrination Center (Part 1)


  • Love the Apps! And thanks for Liking one of my Book reviews! Thought i would stop by your blog and return the favor! =] (Also followed you on twitter)
    Heres my Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShanesBookBlog

    • Thanks for visiting and following. You have great reviews! Like the books you reviewed!

  • Hello,
    Thank you for stopping by my place and taking a look around 🙂 You have a very nice place here, good to see all the cool stuff going on. Going to post up a piece on education in America in the next couple of days. Thought it may be of interest to you as it’s certainly within the scope of your expertise.

    Have a great day and keep up the good work 🙂

    • Thanks for stopping by and for the note. you have an interesting site too!

  • Love… Love… Love all the apps and ideas. Will be referring your blog to clients

    • Thanks for sharing iGameMom info with your clients. Hope to see you more here!

  • Thanks for stopping by and liking my blog!

  • Thanks heaps for visiting my web site http://www.onepawfectday.com and so leading me back to yours. I have Grand Children now so it’s nice to be able to know what is available for them. I was quite ignorant untill recently of the value of these type of apps and games.

    • Mary, thanks for stopping by. There are great apps. I didn’t know till I start searching hard 🙂 and that is way I created this website. Hope you can find some good apps for your grand children.

  • Lovely blog you’ve got with lots of tips for kids and parents to do and even enjoy together. Truly inspiring especially for me, a novice blogger. Thanks for your support in stopping by my site and liking my posts. Really makes my day 8)*

    More power to you – xxx

    • Thanks for stopping! Glad you find iGameMom helpful. You have a beautiful, keep going.

  • fayjane

    Thanks for being the first to support my first efforts at blogging, I’ll get the hang of it (eventually) x

  • My own kids are well past the appropriate age for your products but I have numerous friends at the office with young kids still at home. I will certainly direct them to your Web site. It has some wonderful-looking learning tools.

  • Based strictly on the content of your blog with eyes wide shut it seems a little insane that you’d first stumble upon my blog and secondly like it. But I feel like we are selling the same thing (education) just in different ways which I also think that’s important. On one hand, you need the nurturing parent who makes the child want to learn by setting up an internal reward system sort of like Pavlov and his dog. You love education, you love the child, your love makes the child feel good so the child subconsciously wants to learn more so he/she will be rewarded with more love. Then at a certain point, hormones kick in, and the teenager/young adult revolts because that’s just how nature works. That’s when an uncle steps in and tries to get through to the teenager/young adult in real terms and says things in a way that the parents really can’t. Because as a parent, you can’t let your child to see all of your flaws until he/she is able to understand them completely in context as a grown adult. Because the worst thing in the world is your child thinking you’re a bad person. So I guess what I’m saying is thanks for seeing me as the crazy uncle who wants to help educate young people but knows the only way to get through to them is by not talking like their parents and stating things in ways they’ll respect and listen to at that age.

    • Hi Jeff, thanks for stopping by and leaving the note. I love your articles. They gave me a lot new ideas and made me think …

  • Lia in Brussels

    Hi, thanks for stopping by my blog the other day, really glad to have found yours! Your idea was great… thanks for sharing apps and tips. I’m not a mom, but as a ‘responsible’ auntie I’m sure I’ll be visiting your site again!

    • Thanks for your visit. Hope you can find some apps that meet your need. If not, let me know. I will see how I can help.

  • Thanks for checking out my blog recently! Your website looks like a fantastic resource. I can’t wait to check it out even more thoroughly!

  • Thanks for stopping in at my blog 🙂 Love your site – so much valuable information!!

    • Welcome and hope your enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again.

  • Good to see that you have your own site. Your wordpress site gave a suspension notice. Keep up the good work! 🙂

  • Hello! Thank you for liking my blog post on memories and personal branding. What a lovely site for parents! Amanda

  • Thank you for liking my photo 🙂

  • Thanks for stopping by my post ‘relieved and shocked today’. I’m so glad you did because now I have found your blog. I have 3 young boys, two already have iPads and with this site, I can be more confident to find apps that are great for learning not just entertainment.

    • That is what I am here for. Just like we want them eat nutritious food, read good books, we want them play great educational games. Enjoy!

  • Hey thanks for liking my post. Interesting blog you have 🙂

  • What a fantastic idea for a blog – I’m not a mom yet but will certainly utilise this now (for nieces, nephews etc.) and when I eventually make it to motherhood. 🙂

    • Thanks for stopping by. It is amazing how many good apps are out there.

  • Great site! I’m downloading Aesop app for my kids now! Cheers – c

  • m

    Thank you twice. Once for stopping by my blog, and once for compiling all this fabulous information, which is actually a much LARGER thank-you as I am always looking for fun new apps for my kids!

  • Thank you for ‘liking’ my blog at earlythoughtsnow.com. Hope you enjoy upcoming posts.

  • Awesome website! I’m really glad I stumbled upon it. I know it will come in real handy for my two little ones. 🙂

    Keep up the great work!

    • Thank you for the encouraging note. Hope to see you around more, and hope you will find something for your little ones.

  • hi! always a jampacked blog. i would like to nominate you for the Versatile Blog award. http://kidsandwhatnots.wordpress.com/2013/01/14/the-versatile-blogger-award/

  • Thank you fo stopping by my blog. I am keen to see what educations things you have that I can use with my kids. Thanks for the support. Cheers!

    • thanks for stopping by. Hope you find something you like here. Love your garden!

  • Thanks for liking my post. Your blog is really interesting! Have to take a thorough look.

    • Thanks for visiting and liking it here. Hope you can find some apps you like.

  • Hi, I’m still new at this so hadn’t managed to post a comment until now, but thanks for liking some of my blog posts! Appreciate the support!

  • Sarah Drury

    Thanks for visiting my blog, much appreciated. Great work you are doing here, thanks for sharing!

  • hi.. nice site,
    I will remember it when I got marriage..:)

  • You have an amazing site! So much useful information, and so well organized! I will be visiting often to keep up on the games that my grandkids are playing 🙂
    Thank you for stopping by my blog,”Blessings through raindrops”, from time-to-time. I really appreciate the visits!

  • Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my blog pokengrits.com. I have really enjoyed reading yours. I find the layout of it very nice and your posts are extremely helpful to us homeschool parents. Look forward to reading more from you!

    • Thank you for the note! Hope you find some apps that are helpful!

  • Thanks, again.

  • Thank you for stopping by my blog. I’m finding amazing women here, and now I’ve found you. I will stop by often.

    • Thanks for visiting. Make yourself at home, and come back anytime!

  • This is a nice resource.

  • Thanks for stopping by my website. John 14:6.

  • Thanks for helping me find this site by liking my post! It’s important to provide good games for kids, with all the junk out there.

  • Thanks for responding to my post about the incredible, hope-producing love of our Abba Father. It’s such a good thing to realize that the love God pours into our lives is a reflection of what He desires that we pour into His life.

    Keep looking for ways to help families have fun in wholesome, instructional ways.

    Martin Drummond

  • nancymn

    Good to see someone doing this kind of blog. It must be very time-consuming to wade through all of it and figure out what is good, useful and safe for kids, when there is so much garbage out there.

    • Thank you so much for recognizing the hard work! It is time consuming, but this is exactly why I am here, so other parents don’t have spend the time on app search.

  • nancymn

    Thanks for the Like on my blog. And although I don’t have kids, it’s good to see someone doing this kind of useful blog for folks who do. It’s got to be difficult to wade through all the electronic stuff that’s out there and figure out what’s good, what’s safe and what’s useful.

  • Thank for allowing me to discover you blog by visiting mine. As a teacher and a mother, this site is a treasure trove of information for me!

    • welcome to iGameMom. Thanks for the visit and the note. Hope you will find some apps helpful 🙂 As a good place to start, the “Best Educational Apps” lists I just started compiling. You can find them HERE.

  • Funmi

    Thanks for visiting my blog and liking my post “Obedience Or Terror?…” Great content too- will check out every bit.

    • Thanks for visiting back! Please click around and hope you will find things you like! If not, leave a comment, I will see how I can help.

  • Hey there, thanks for the blog post like! Great content on your site as well!

    • Thanks for the comment. Just curious – Where do you get your news?

  • Thank you for visiting my site! I will review your site as well.

  • Thank you for checking out our blog. This is an exciting site. My grandson will benefit!

    • Thanks for stopping by. Please click around the site, and hope you can find some apps the boy will like.

  • iky

    thanks for liking my post! I love your site, it give me inspiration how to deal with my students and keep them motivated! once again, thank you!

  • Hi iGameMom, thanks for the like on my blog, it was nice of you to visit. I am blown away by the content on your site and will definitely be back for tips for my kids.

    • Thanks for the note! Hope to see you more and hope you will find some apps you and your kids will like.

  • Thanks for liking my post on my website! I really like what you are doing here, parents too should have resources to understand what mobile games their children should be playing, because mobile gaming is not just for teenagers and adults anymore! keep up the good work:) I am sure parents in the blogosphere appreciate it!

    • Thanks for visiting and encouraging words. I simply hope more parents look into this for their kids – digitalized learning is the trend that no one can stop.

  • Hi iGameMom, I’m from New Zealand and we have a national treasure called Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy(as in dairy products cream, butter etc. In N.Z. we call a corner store a dairy). Hairy Maclary is a delightful set of books aimed at pre-schoolers and early readers about a mischievous scruffy dog and his friends. Hairys’ first book has just been released as a iPad interactive story and I think you should review it. You can find out more about Hairy Maclary by Lynley Dodd by checking out the internet. Thanks

  • Thanks for visiting my website. Yours is awesome as well. Hey, why don’t you send me some info about your stuff so that I can show it to my boss?

    • Thanks for your interest. I think the easy start is to send the website address to your boss: http://igamemom.com. Let me know if there is any specific areas you or your boss might be interested.

  • Thanks for reading my blog entry “LETTING GO”, I appreciate you taking a moment to hit the like button and letting me know.

  • Thanks for visiting my blog. Although I am not a mom and don’t myself game, I appreciate your focus on gaming as a means of educating. The world needs moms with your commitment to games as a source of training in something other than death. Thanks for being there as a source of healthy game ideas!

    • Thank you for the comment. Please help share the website with other parents who might be interested in learning more about educatinal apps.

  • Many thanks for visiting my blog, afraid I’m a little too ancient to play electronic games these days. football (soccer)is my thing although I can only watch now!!!

  • Thank you for faithfully visiting my blog. I do appreciate each of your “likes” on my blog. It has been fun visiting your blog from time to time as well.

    • Thanks for stopping by and leaving a note. Love the iPAD review video, I shared it on my Facebook page!

  • Immy Chua

    Great site! and thx for liking my pots!

  • This is a great resource for parents.

  • hernameisjordan
  • Much

    Thanks for taking a look at my blog, and all the best to you!

  • Interesting blog ~ I will pass it onto my friends with younger children. I’ve got a 14 year old who knows all there is about the apps/games she wants 🙂 but this blog will help me feel less in the dark. Thanks for consolidating the information!

    • You are welcome. From my experience, knowing more about my son’s games and being able to offer some fun apps (and educational) he likes, these do bring my son closer to me. Maybe he feels there are more to talk about with me?

  • Thanks for liking my posts, it is fun to write about them and really nice to know that they are ‘liked’. Esther.

  • Ashley

    Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog again and liking my post. I’m looking forward to following your posts and getting some good ideas.

    • Thanks for your vist and following! Hope you will find some ideas helpfuls.

  • Hey there, great blog 🙂

  • Mary

    Hi! I have nominated your blog for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award. If you are interested in participating you can pick up your badge and the rules for this award here: http://fitnessandfunatfifty.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/wonderful-team-member-readership-award/

  • Thank you for visiting my blog and liking “Higher Standards in Education? Heck Yes!” Your blog is a fine resource and looks like lots of fun as well!

  • Thanks for liking my post “What’s in a name”. What a wealth of information for iPad users, its a great site. I use Android but I’ll be telling my customers who have iPads about it.

  • Agam

    Thanks for the like. This site is great. You just armed me to the teeth!

  • A few days ago I saw a lil boy who could be no older than 5 playing an educational ap on his moms phone … bored with it he navigated his way to the weather ap. I then realized how much of an impact technology has on kids and just how young they begin to respond to it. Very good site and YES parents really need to keep tabs on their kids but without seeing excessively invasive. As much as it is their right …. it’s never appreciated by their children.

  • Hi and thanks for the like, what a fun site!

  • bettysbrownies

    I’m not a mom, but I love your site! Thanks for liking my post, “Of Time, Stephen King and Jack Finney.”

    • Thanks for stopping by and leaving a note! Please share iGameMom with your parent friends. I don’t think many parents know that there are so many good educational apps out there.

  • Hi! Thanks for liking my blog post. 🙂 Have a great week!

  • Thanks for liking my blog! Your blog is amazing. I have 2 boys that love games. This will be very useful for us!!

  • SUPER cool site!! Thanks for all your hard work – I know how time-consuming it can be to keep all these updated!

    • It is a lot work! Besides searching for apps, writing reviews, there is also webcoding and updating … But it is fun also.

  • Mia

    Congratulations! I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Please go here to read about this award! Thank you!

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog, togetherwechange.com

    This is such a wonderful, informative blog that you have set up! Although my little guy is a bit too young to be using any ‘apps’ yet (6 months old), I will definitely keep my eye on your site for good recommendations as he gets older.

  • Hi!

    I came across this on stumble upon and I thought of you since I follow your blog. It is an educational appstore, and the link is http://www.educationalappstore.com/

  • What an interesting site. I’ve recommended it to my daughter who had two daughters of her own aged 6 and 8. It’s a great way to find out which apps are useful. Thanks

    • Thanks for recommending iGameMom to your daughter. I hope they can find something they like.

  • You’ve put together a great resource here. Thanks for stopping by TEDWORDSblog.com. I’m glad you brought me here!

  • tequilamom

    Thank You for visiting my blog on thamksgiving. I am new to blogging and am starting slow. My son is a gamer and can wait to explore your page more.

  • I love your blog! It’s so helpful! Thank you for liking my posts too ;D
    I can’t wait to see what else you put up. I think it’ll take me a while before I can go through them all, though. I’ve also started to follow you on Pinterest, so I think it’ll be easier.

    • Thanks for visiting! Hope you will find some apps you will like. Enjoy!

  • Thank you for the like on my blog. I’m new to blogging and really appreciate the support!

  • Dina Honour

    Thanks for the likes on my blog, Wine and Cheese (Doodles). And thanks for coming by!

  • Ted

    THanks for stoping by my blog and liking my post.

  • jaksichja

    What a find ! Your site is what most parents and grandparents (like myself) are looking for. By the way, thanks for stopping by my site.

    • Thank you! Hope you find something helpful, and please visit more and bring your friends!

  • Thanks for stopping by the blog. This is very cool blog you have…Who would have known all the educational apps in the world. thanks


  • Thanks for checking out my post. What a great site you’ve got here!

  • Amy

    Thanks for the like and visit to An Everyday Mystic. Looking at your site reminds me of how much I don’t know about apps. Lots to learn from you.

  • Thank you for visiting my website. This is a great site! Love the idea. God Bless! 😉

  • Thanks for visiting my blog. I’m so happy your visit led me to discover yours, which is full of so many excellent ideas. Now I just need to dump some apps I don’t use to make way for these great ones for my kids!

  • thanks for following my blog. I have an idea for an app/game and no idea how to make it into a functional app. Could you please contact me at the above address. I’d like to discuss this further.
    Take care,

  • Hi…thank-you so much for stopping by my blog and liking my post. As a new parent I can totally relate to your blog. It’s great! Keep blogging! 🙂

  • Just wanted to pass on my appreciation for stopping by my posts! It encourages me to keep on keeping on with my NaNo!
    Happy Pages,

  • Thank you for your visits to my blog! Today I was talking to another mom and we were wondering whether digital textbook publishers have started integrating videos, music, recordings, etc. into their books. For example, instead of reading about Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, kids could click on a button in their digital history text and either hear a recording or watch a video of the historic speech. Do you know if any of the publishers are doing this yet?
    Good luck with this site!

    • Quite a few publishers are doing this now. Check out the Britannica Kids. They use multimedia materials to enrich the content. Please take a look at my review here, and let me know if this is what you are looking for.

  • Thanks for stopping by and liking my blog posts! I really appreciate it. Great job you’re doing here! Love it

  • Thankyou very much for visiting and liking post ‘Bumper Stickers – Save the Arctic’
    You have a great and creative blog

  • Kylie

    Awesome site! I think you’re doing a great thing here. Games so often get a bad rap, but just like TV, they can be excellent tools for learning and creativity–it all depends on what you choose! I have some awesome memories of playing games and learning from Oregon Trail, Word Munchers, Spy Fox, the JumpStart games, etc. when I was a kid. This site is a great tool for today’s kids to find the same experience!

    Thanks for stopping by our blog at 6 Sweet and Sour! Keep up the good work. 🙂

    • you said it so well. I believe TV, iPAD, Computer are tools. The key is how to use them to a good purpose and in a good way.

  • So many parents are not as technically astute as others but yours sight is easy and fun! Great tool for busy parents. Thanks iGameMom

    • Thank you! Glad you find my site helpful. Please help spread the word, telling your parent friends about this site.

  • Amy

    Hi iGameMom,
    Love your site and all the great resources!!!! My kids are (kind of) grown, 18 at college, and 16 who does online school because he is a competitive dancer. LOVE the tips for high school, I’ll be watching often. Thanks for putting great resources out there!! 🙂


    • You are welcome! Come visit more. I have not posted apps for older kids as often as I wanted, but I will …

  • Hello igamemom,
    thanks for liking my post on Santa Claus or the Baby Jesus… I’m new to blogging and it means a lot. And also thank you for your site! I’m always looking for new apps to keep my kids busy while on the go. I’m sure it’s going to be useful.

    • You are welcome! Thank you for stopping here, and hope you found some good apps you like.

  • Hi igamemom,

    Thank you for liking my poll. I am new to wordpress and wanted to like you in kind but I am unsure how it is done.

    • Thanks for stopping by. Sorry I don’t have a like button, but a quick comment will do it, and even better. 🙂 Hope to see you here again.

  • Thanks a lot for visiting my blog and liking my article on the IB!

  • Hi igamemom, thanks for liking my first post. You have a cool and very useful site for moms and teachers like me!

  • Hi,

    Wow – great Blog full of helpful information!

    Thanks for liking mine!


  • I wanted to say thanks for visiting my blog. Never used an app before and for a long time, I did not know what the word meant! It’s about time I learnt a little more about computer technology!

    • Thanks for stopping by. It is amazing how the learning experience being different from how it was when we were young!

  • Thanks for liking my posts, I really appreciate your support 🙂 This is just a suggestion – it’d be nice if you could recommend apps for Android too, since I’m an Android user.

  • Thank you for stopping by our blog and liking my post on Flora’s Table Wine Glossary: appreciated.
    You sure have a neat blog and a useful resource for parents and kids alike.
    Take care

  • Your site is nicely done. Thanks for coming to mine and checking it out. I look forward to exchanging great content!

  • Hi there. This site is a great idea – I’ll link to it on the project50 Facebook page so that grandparents will see it! I have plans to develop project50 over the next few months and would love to link with you there too. In the meantime, thanks for regularly dropping by!

    • Thanks for connecting. Love your idea of linking the sites. Let me know when you have it there.

  • Thanks for reading my post today. I think you have a worthwhile site here.

  • Thank you for visiting my blog! I love your site. We are seriously thinking of getting our daughter an ipod for Christmas. I will be sure to add some great educational apps! 🙂

  • Mig

    Thank you so much for liking my post/ recipe at zenocracy.wordpress.com “Bad Sandy Stew.” If you try to cook it, take photos and let me know how it tastes! You can use meat, or seafood if you want to make it really hearty! 🙂
    You are doing a great job with informing busy parents! I keep another blog, which is about my son with Aspergers – momofsam.worpress.com
    Your site will be very useful addition to our plethora of tools, apps, and right now music, that he is interested in.
    Thank you! Keep up the good work!

  • Thanks for liking my blog! I’m glad you did, because your blog is immensely useful, and I probably wouldn’t have found it otherwise.

  • thanks again for your like! we feel so honoured that you check up on our blog every now and then!

  • This is a great site! I got here from your like on my blog (thanks!). I just recently upgraded to a pseudo iPhone so thanks for all the great apps. Do you also have recommended PC games?

    • I’d love to cover PC games, but for now, I don’t have the time to cover all. Maybe sometime …

  • What a great site. Led here by your likes (thanks for those). Wish I could afford an iPad – some apps look brilliant, but will have to stick with the PC stuff 🙁
    Back soon!

    • there are some are available on PC also. I will try to point out if I know. Sometimes, it is hard to cover all though.

  • Hey thank you for stopping by my blog and liking my posts. Your blog seems very well put together, keep it up.

  • Thank you for checking out my blog. And even though I don’t have kids nor an iPhone, thank you for doing what you do for those of us who need it. It is an important task, and I’m glad to see someone tackling it. 🙂

  • Hi, I’m rose, thank you for visiting my blog, and liking it. Yours seems very busy 🙂

  • hey! thanks so much for the like on our blog post! we hope to chat more often, you’ve got an amazing site here!

  • poppytump

    Hi there thanks for dropping by ! Gosh learning looks so much fun nowadays 😉

  • What a great site! Can’t wait to dive in.

  • Thanks for reading newjerseyseoul. I’m glad that your reading led me to your blog! My daughter just got her first iPad and is keen to find great games for it. I will be checking in at your site regularly.

  • Kim

    Thanks for stopping by “Unwalled” and liking my post … all the best!…….Kim

  • Thank you for visiting my blog! I am having a great time browsing yours as well!

  • Jen

    A lot of your apps seem really useful, but I would have to download them to my PC. Are any of them downloadable for a computer? I was looking at Number Monkeys – it would be great for my son, but I think I’d have to have an iPhone or iPad.

    And thanks for all of your support!


    • Jen, unfortunately, the focus of igamemom is applications on mobile devices, in particular, iPhone, iPod and iPAD, for now.

  • What a resource and wealth of information this blog of yours is! And thanks for liking my blog about my Peace Corps experiences in Ethiopia (You’re the first).

  • I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award.. .please see my post at:

  • Thank you so much for visiting, reading, and exploring my blog! The information you have on your site will help me with my grandson as he is old enough now to engage in video games and exploring the internet.

  • Thank you for visiting “More Grace” (donnaharris.wordpress.com) and “Remember the Year” (photolog365.wordpress.com). It’s good to discover your site, which I’ve already forwarded to several people. Good job with collecting the information and networking with bloggers! ~Donna

    • Thank you for sharing igamemom.com with people you know. Please visit often.

  • Thanks so much for checking out my lifestyle blog, Bmore Energy! Your blog looks informative and I will pass it on.

    • Thanks for stopping by, and for sharing igamemom.com with people you know.

  • Thank you for visiting my blog! This is a great site and I look forward to taking your tips and helping my son to be more technologically inclined 🙂

    • Thanks for stopping by and leaving the note. Please come visit more for more app related tips.

  • What a great site! I have a 2 year old and haven’t really thought about apps for her. Thanks for the information – I will keep up!

    • There are good apps for 2 year olds. Simple go to the tap “Age 1-3“, you will find quite a few.

  • Redpeffer

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my posts. There’s loads on your site. I’m really interested in how Apps can help learning, although not as interested as my children are in playing games!

    • You come to the right place. All apps reviewed here are high quality educational apps. I don’t post anything that I don’t think is good.

  • Mike

    Thanks for your vigilance in putting together such a great website to build up our young instead of tear ’em down the way the gaming industry does.

    • Thanks. Please help spread the words, so other parents, teachers, grandparents, … know about this site!

  • Thanks for the visits to my blogs and the likes – that’s encouraging! You have a very cute and popular blog! It’s nice to have come across it.

  • Thank you so much for stopping by and liking my blog! I really look forward to exploring the resources you suggest and sharing them with the kids I’ll be working with.

    • Thank you for stopping by and for sharing igamemom with people you know!

  • I noticed that you frequent my blog so I wanted to stop in to say THANKS and to see what you’re up to. As a longtime homeschooler with kids now teaching their kids at home, I look forward to coming back here and sharing your blog with my kids! What a great resource!

    • Thank you. Yes, please share the info with any one you think might benefit. Educational App is a growing area. I hope more families are aware of the resources.

  • Hi! Love your blog…. fantastic ideas – Will share it on mine for sure 🙂

  • This looks like a great site! I have a lot of friends with young kids and I will share this on facebook. Thanks for visiting my blog and liking it.

    • Thanks for stopping by and for sharing igamemom.com with your friends! Enjoyed your blog too.

  • This really is a fantastic blog with some great ideas. Physics and Angry Birds? Who would have thought of that?!

    • I like that idea too! physics and angry birds! come to think of it, sound really logical!

    • Thank you! Glad you find igamemom.com informative. Hope to see you more here. BTW, like your blog too.

  • Thanks for the read. Going through your blog was really fun. I love the how-to’s section. Learned a few things myself 😉

    • Great to know you found the info here helpful. Please help pass on the info to your friends and people you think who may benefit …..

  • Hi, thanks for liking my first blog post.
    This is a great site, thank you! I have a question/suggestion. My son often comes home and says “can I download game X?” that one or other friend already has. I then go and try to work out if it is age appropriate (I find that my definition of appropriate is not always the same as some of his friends’ parents). It would be great if I could search your site for “game X” to see what age range you recommend it for. Is that possible? When I use the Search option I find the game, but the age range is not indicated.

    Also I found the Scribblenauts App very good for improving my nearly 8 year old son’s desire to spell words correctly, not sure if you’ve seen that one. It’s also good for the imagination, he is constantly trying to think of new combinations of items to request.

    Thanks, Julia

    • Julia,
      Thank you very much for your suggestion. I try to put age range for the app. But all kids are different, it is hard to have a definite age range. What I did is to explain what the app does, and the app content. For example, for some math apps, I will usually include what kinds of math practice it is (two digit multiplication vs. single digit addition), so the parents know if it is the right app for their kids. As for some game apps, I try to describe what is in the game, and most times, I will mention age differently, such as kindergarten, elementary kids. I guess it is not clear all the time, I will try to make them stand out more.
      Are there any particular games you are trying to decide on?

  • Thanks for stopping by our site and liking our site!
    This is a great site for parents and teachers of young children – like myself – who are interested in using technology to have fun and learn. Keep up the good work!

    • Thank you. Glad you like iGameMom. You have an very interesting site.

  • Because I am eager to know more about you, I have named you for the Seven Things About Me Award. Thanks for all the time and effort you put into this site.

  • RelentlessDreamers

    Thanks so much for liking my post, “#fail”. Your site is awesome and with a young son who is completely into technology, I know I will be referring back to your site often.

    • Thanks for stopping by. Hope you find some apps that fit your need and interest.

  • Whew, times sure have changed since my children were young. There are now so many wonderful entertaining and educational apps available.

    • Sure it does. It is so different now, and takes a lot to learn – not just for the kids, for parents too.

  • Thank you for taking the time to visit my site; I am so happy to see your blog and its content. I will be child proofing my iPad tonight!

  • Thanks for liking my blog. Your site is amazing, with all the rapid advancements in technology and coupled with the trend towards using technology more in the classrooms your site is an invaluable resource! I have one child with some attention problems and the only way to get him to work is with an ipad so I’ll be referring back to here all the time for advice and apps! I’ll also be recommending your site at work to colleagues and patients! Keep up the great work.
    From this not so techno capable Mum (NurseNoosha)
    Peace, Love and Happiness 🙂

    • Thank you NurseNoosha! Glad you find iGameMom helpful. Hope you will find apps your son likes. Also thank you for sharing the information with your friends, colleagues, and patients.

  • Hi!

    Thanks for liking my blog, D-log! Your site is amazing, and I’ve bookmarked it. So many great ideas that will certainly come in handy when my son’s a little older, and make for interesting reading in the meantime


    • Thank you for the nice note. Glad you like the app reviews. Hope it is helpful!

  • Hi, Thank you for visiting my blog:) Your site is amazing. I had no idea there are so many useful apps out there for the children.
    Mum on the run

    • Thanks for stopping by! It is amazing how many apps are out there, but not all are good. Hopefully, this site will help the parents and teachers when they try to decide which one to put on their children’s iPAD.

  • Hey, what a great site! I love the way you’ve divided it up into age ranges.

  • good idea. I am interested in the 10-15 year old apps.

    Thanks for visiting Tales of Dragons Rabbits and Roosters

    • Thanks for letting me know your interest area. There will be more reviews for that age group coming!

  • Nasreen Fynewever

    This site is wonderful. I look forward to using it and recommending it in the future. Keep up the great work!

    • Thanks for the note, and for sharing iGameMom reviews. Hope to see you more here.

  • Great site! great resource . Am a bit overwhelmed at all the apps out there…!

    • Hopefully, the reviews here make your life a little easier… 🙂 If you don’t see what you are looking for, please let me know. Quite few reviews are requested by the readers here. Feel free to ask! This is what I am here for!

  • Thanks for liking my ramblings. Love your site, am sharing on FB

  • Roz

    Thanks for stopping by my site Growth Comes and liking my 38 days post. Great article on the dictionaries:-)

  • Just want to say thanks for the multiple stops over at my place. It is truly appreciated, and noticed. Yours is a fine and useful site, and I wish you continued success with it.

  • WOW this is an informative site!! I am definitely going to park it here more often! Thanks for the recent ‘like’ and for being a follower of my blog. Looking forward to perusing your write-ups… I already see several options that would supplement our homeschooling. All the best!

    • Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment! Hope you will find something helpful. All apps here are hand picked and tested. Let me know if you have any good apps …

  • Thank you, igamemom for stopping by and the “like.” You’ve put together a great resource for those of us with young, school-aged children. Our latest (and favorite) app discovery is “stack the states.”. It’s pretty cool for the kiddos and the adults!

    • Stack the States is one of my favorite too! Come back visit more. I am sure you are going to discover more cool apps!

  • Hi, thanks for ‘liking’ my recent blog post 🙂
    You have a very interesting and informative site here. Looking forward to reading more!
    Best wishes, Debbie

  • ashim

    Awesome educational eTextbook app called Kno.

    Special coupon code: KNO4MOMS

    Watch this Youtube to learn more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk9utUu3mzY&feature=plcp

  • Dear Igamemom,

    I agree with Rob, Lianne, Carey and all the other 357+ parents and teachers who like your web site. Nice work. Our kids are 16 and 18 now. Like many of us, they are slightly addicted to computers. Thank you for bringing the software news to my site.

    Kevin Pedersen

    • Thank you Kevin! I am sure the teenagers know more about apps, computer stuff than most of us parents. Even my son at 10 seems know more than me. This is exactly why I want to run this website – hope what I am doing can help keep me close to my son, and help other parents stay in the trend …

  • Hi,
    Thank you for ‘liking’ my blog post.
    Love your site.

    • Thanks for visiting iGameMom. Hope you find some apps you like.

  • Thanks so much for reading and liking my blog post! Your site is fantastic! Looking forward to browsing around more on it!

  • This is a great site. My children love to play educational games on the computer. I am so grateful that games like these interest them. Thanks for liking my blog!

    • Fun and educational apps are win-win. Kids happy, parents happy. Let’s hope there are more good educational apps coming out …

  • Jo

    I just wanted to say thanks for stopping by and ‘liking’ my post, Mother Pin A Rose On Me. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did writing it – but I can’t take the credit. Once I started thinking about my aunt, the little article wrote itself.

  • Thanks for liking “myHistro and Education” post. Love your site!

    • Thank you. You’ve got an interesting concept and app. Hope to see you more here.

  • Thanks for “liking” our latest posts. You’ve got an attractive and engaging site here!

    • Thank you for leaving a comment. Saw your post on minecraft. I plan to take a look into the app, as my son seems like it …

  • Thanks for visiting Politics for Dogs and the ‘Like’. I have a 12-year old who too easily gets lost in the inanity of video games, passively absorbing everything thrown at him without being challenged to think or create. You have a great site here. Keep up the good work.

  • Jerrie

    LOVE Love your site… I am continuously hunting for ways to help my keep my kiddos engaged and provide a source they think is fun at the same time! I am so glad you “liked” my post – or else I might not have found yours. Thanks for the great information!

  • Hi! Thank you very much for support my site! Good to know that someone is reading! Thank you also for the first “like”! Hugs… Leo

  • pennicash

    Thanks for the like! Very interesting site!

  • Thanks for liking my post. This is my first time blogging so I am learning as I go, and advice is very welcome. It is nice to see more established blogs and I am always on the look out for new apps.

  • SeaMomBlog

    Thanks for the “like” on our post! Glad to know about your blog – what a great resource for info on kid apps and educational tools!

  • Thanks for the like on my page! Love your site and what you share here 🙂

  • Loving your blog! As a total Apple junkie, married to an Apple junkie, with four aspiring junkie kids, it’s a great source of information. Look forward to seeing more! x K

    • iGameMom

      Gald to see you here! Please come visit more for good educational app reviews and updates.

  • Brilliant blog & many thanks for liking my Olympics trip blog post!
    Great opportunities out there for this wee guys & girls – this year more than any other! Cheers 🙂 @drsharryn

  • Hi… thanks for visiting my blog.. 🙂

  • Thanks so much for taking the time to like my first post on purchasing an iPad for my children. It’s been a fun time of exploring with my kids. I’d gotten used to using and searching for education apps as a teacher with older elementary students, but finding new apps for my own kids became a fun task. Now that I know about igamemom.com, I know where to find even more highly recommened apps. Thanks!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you for the note. Seems more and more teachers started leveraging the apps in the classroom. It is good trend…

  • Thanks for liking my post “The Trouble with the University Financial Model”! I very much appreciate it.

    My sister just had a baby last year and I think your site will be pretty useful to her in the next couple years. I’ll be sure to pass it on to her!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! Please tell your sister, there are quite few good apps for babies and toddlers ….

  • Thanks for liking my blog post “Spousal Support in Late Term Marriages.” You too have an extremely useful and educational blog, one that I will be able to mention to divorcing parties with children.

    Always nice to see someone like yourself who recognizes and promotes the many educational options and opportunities to be found in the world of online gaming.

  • Wow! Thanks, iGameMom for giving me my very first ‘like’ of “What, Me Worry?”. Your site is most helpful…my son was happy to hear Khan Academy has an app — he uses the website in school. I’ll be passing him your link to download it to his phone!
    Take care, Susan

    • iGameMom

      Glad you find something helpful. Khan Academy App is great, and it is free. Hope you son will like it.

  • Thanks for “liking” my new blog, Inspired by Love! My new book, Inspired by Love: Living Life with Faith is a compilation of posts from an earlier blog; there is a link to it on my pages.
    I love the service you are providing with your blog! It is a challenge to sort through the avalanche of new products and media that bombard us. Thanks for providing some guidance and fun.

    • iGameMom

      It is jungle out there at the App Store. It is hard to find the good apps for kids. Hope my research is helpful to other parents.

  • Thanks for liking our My NameTags blog post ‘Is the English school system falling short of our brightest pupils?’

    You have great blog, especially the educational aspects for children and your posts ‘A Free App that Teaches Water Safety’ and ‘Monster Physics Makes Learning Fun’.

  • Just wanted to thank you for the like of my post at yourdaddid.com, “Why Daddy Drinks: Reason No. 9 –Because I Made It. I appreciate the attention!

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog. Yours is a very interesting site, and I’ll be following on Facebook now. I shared your post about Child-Proofing an iPad – very informative and tips that a lot of people can use!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for sharing! I wish more parents are aware of the need to child-proof the iPAD before handing it over to kids.

  • Thanks so much, iGameMom, for stopping by my site and “liking” my very first post, “A Foodie Faceoff”!

  • Thank you for the “like” earlier today! Your site is a great resource; we have an almost- 2-year-old and he’s already showing an interest in our smart phones… Apps for him are soon to follow I’m sure!

    • iGameMom

      There are quite few good apps designed for babies and toddlers. You can go to “search by age and subject” on the left panel and search for apps for “1-3 year old”. Another way to find those apps is to go to my Pinterest site at pinterest.com/igamemom. I have a board set up for “Apps for baby and toddler”. Those are all fun and educational apps. Little ones will have fun playing and learn something at the sametime.

  • Dear iGameMom, thanks for visiting and liking my “A touching story on STReNGTHS”. Read your blog and am following some of the tips and websites you recommend. You do have an informational blog! Keep up with the efforts.

  • Thanks for visiting my site and viewing the article: The New Workforce: Part 1 “I’m Unemployed – Now What?” I appreciate the visit. Your site is interesting,; I have signed up to follow it. thanks again.


  • Leslyn


    Thank you for liking my “We’re family. I shouldn’t have to be questioned” post. Your blog’s idea is really cool. My fiance and I aren’t quite ready for kids just yet but our goal is exactly this: to engage and be a part of our children’s education and growth. I have witnessed parents who simply throw an iPad at their kids just to keep them quiet so that they can go off and do whatever they want. It’s an unpleasant thing to witness so your content is very refreshing and encouraging.


    • iGameMom

      Thank you Leslyn. I cannot agree more with you. iPAD/iPhone or TV/Computer should never be used as baby sitter. They should be tools to help us engage with our children and to improve the learning experience, so it is fun and kids want to do more and to learn more!
      Thanks for the note. Please visit more and share the site with your friends who you think may benefit from the info here.

  • Thanks for “liking” my blog. Looks like you supply great information to help the next generation get off to a good start. Thanks!

  • ifbdan

    Thank you for the recent “Like” that you gave me on “A Husband’s Duty”! It’s taking me a while to get used to blogging, so I apologize for not responding sooner. I must admit that your blog definitely fits a need, and I look forward to looking it over more!

  • Hupat

    Hey – just wanted to thank you for liking my blog! Your blog is really interesting and I’ll be referring to it for quite a few things although I’m trying to keep my little one away from apps at the mo 🙂

  • I see you get this comment a lot but “I found your blog/site by your liking a post on my blog” Thanks for the like and the visit. I can say that you are a women after my own heart. I may be obsessed with my garden but my true passion and love belongs to my electronics. Mainly my iPad, iPhone, Mac computers and many others that I really shouldn’t mention as it would really show my obsession. 🙂 I like what your blog has to offer. I wish I had come up with the idea. Way to go! 🙂

    I look forward to following your blog and seeing all the great stuff you have to offer. Thanks for the visit to my blog and I hope you return often.


    • iGameMom

      Thanks for your visit and leaving a note. Hope to see you more.

  • Hey there … thanks for the interests in my blog … have started following you too … have two teenagers and have find some really relevant posts. Thanks.

    • iGameMom

      Glad you find something helpful!

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog. Good luck with yous!

  • I’ve been meaning to tell you that I love the new look of your blog! It looks really great!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for the note! It is a lot work, a lot lot more than I expected… 🙂 You have a great blog too. I love those pictures, keep them coming!

  • Beth Warstadt

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Though my children are 21 and 17, so not really children, I work in an elementary school. I am eager to see the possibilities for them, especially my special ed students who are often easier to teach through technology. Thanks so much for pulling this all together.

    • iGameMom

      It is amazing. I believe a lot apps can be used in the classrooms. I hope more teachers are looking into these.

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love you post on cleaning the iPad and look forward to reading more.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks and glad you find something you like. Please come back visit!

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’ve been checking out yours and it’s a jackpot of ideas. I’ll be stopping back.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for the note! Hope to see you more.

  • Thanks so much for stopping by my site! I love yours – great ideas and tips!

  • Glad you liked the Stranger Danger /Asian Lessons post. Your site is fab. I have forwarded it to my husband who is in charge of all things digital in the house. Hopefully he will remember to flag any language related games to me 🙂

    Good luck

  • Free Family Technology Educates Parents, Grandparents to the “Right Game for the Right Kid”

    Dear iGameMom,

    Hope you’re having a good week and hoped an email would be a less obtrusive way to connect… say, summer is a time when a lot of video games come out…

    And I was eager to suggest that the non-profit ESRB – which rates video games – is a critical tool for parents and many grandparents, who are growing statistically as the primary caregiver in this economy. That’s because it’s as important to know what games children are playing just as they’d want to know what they’re watching on TV or doing on the Internet…

    Most folks are familiar with the movie ratings, but they may be less knowledgeable about the six video game ratings… The ESRB (www.esrb.org) can make education easy as a one-stop resource – from its photo and voice apps – to a very detailed website, which objectively explains why a game was rated the way it was:


    I hoped to please share more about what a great resource the ESRB is, but also wanted to point but add that ESRB President and mom of two daughters (Ms.) Pat Vance is an industry expert and role model, whose unique perspective can include discussion about games in the home, the “right game for the right child”, how a game gets rated and how they are striving to focus on educating the public…

    I also have some great artwork to accompany this “news you can use” opportunity, which would come in especially handy during summer travel… the mobile photo / voice app is especially handy as it can be used while on the road or at a retail store before a flight…

    May I please connect you with a little more on the ESRB and / or connect you with Pat?

    Education is empowerment and it’s especially important when 90 percent of the time a child buys a video game, a parent or guardian is there… it’s critical caregivers understand the ratings and the resources available to them… Pat would also have her Top Five ways of picking a game she could share…

    Please write or call (913.642.5767, KC) anytime and I’d be eager to help however I can, and will be standing by…

    Take care and thanks in advance!!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for reaching out. My bad that did not have any contact info on the site. My email: contact@igamemom.com.
      ESRB has a lot great information. I will definately explore more. In the meantime, please feel free to contact me via email.

  • You’re doing parents all over the world a huge favor. Thank you so much.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for the encouraging words!

  • I like the idea, very ludic.

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog and good luck with yours!

  • Thanks for stoping by our blog and taking time to read and like a couple of the posts!
    I wish you luck with your blog. I’ve enjoyed some of the tips you give for my own kids! Thanks!


    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. Glad you find some helpful tips. Hope to see you more!

  • Thanks and good blog.

  • Thanks for taking time to visit my blog … I have enjoyed checking out yours … my little man is 18 months, so we are at the bubbles game stage on the ipad 🙂

    Have a wonderful day!

    • iGameMom

      Hope you have Fruit Ninja. He will love it.

  • Hello,

    Thanks for visiting my blog; keep up the good work!

    All the best.

  • Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Love yours and am excite to learn about some new apps for the kids!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for visiting. Hope to see you more!

  • Thanks for liking my post. It lead me to your site, which I really like! I plan on stopping by often, it has lots of info for us, moms 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for visiting! Hope to see you more here!

  • Thanks for liking my posts. I’ll enjoy looking around your site.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for visiting iGameMom. Hope you find something helpful.

  • Good morning! I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award http://empoweredresults.org/2012/06/20/my-first-blog-award-nomination/

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for the the award!

  • Hello! I’m brand new to the blogosphere and thrilled you liked one of my posts because it lead me to your fantastic site! What a great resource! My iPad-obsessed 23 month old thanks you too!

  • Great site – I will definitely be recommending it to my Mommy friends. Thanks for dropping by greenjamjar.com

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for spreading the word.

  • I love your site! I don’t know if you participate in the blogger award’s but I wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Tell Me About Yourself award!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! I am travelling with limited internet access. Will check it out when I am back home.

  • Thank you for liking my Friendship photo post (on the Wordpress side of things) because it allowed me to find your FANTASTIC blog! What a valuable resource! I know I’ll check in here again!

    • iGameMom

      Glad you found your way here ;-). Hope to see you more.

  • Hi – as you can probably tell, your blog is so interesting and enjoyable and as such I’ve nominated you for A Very Inspiring Blogger Award (the details are on my blog if you’re interested). I look forward to reading more of your blog!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! I am travelling with limited Internet access. Will check it out when I am back.

  • Hi there!
    As I wrote earlier, I love reading your blog – it has so much information. I actually just nominated you for a blog award: One Lovely Blog Award. I’m not sure if you participate in any of the blog awards, but I really enjoy reading your posts and wanted to share your site with others. See http://marymenkedick.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/one-lovely-blog-award/
    Enjoy your evening!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks so much! I am still travelling outside the country with limited Internet access. I will check it out when I am back to home.

  • Hi there, thank you for being the first to like my page. Really made my day. Love what you are trying to accomplish here. Keep it up.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for your note. Hope to see you again – at both sites.

  • Hi iGameMom,

    I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award: http://thejottersjoint.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/accepting-praise-recognition/.

    Thanks for all the advice on games.


  • Anita

    Wow! Excellent site. Sat here downloading to iPad as I type. There goes my morning! 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Great! Hope you like them all.

  • Christina

    With three very ‘technologically diseased’ boys, your site promises to be a great help! Mine span from age 4 to age 37 (the man-child/husband), and they are perpetually plugged in. Thank you for this site…I am always eager to sneak up and out-smart them at every chance 🙂

    • iGameMom

      This is part of the motivation for me as well. Now my son starts talking about his games with me now…

  • Thanks for checking out my blog! Yours looks great. I would like to do a review on it for my blog! I am a teacher and a blogger, so your blog is right up my alley! Thanks!

  • Thanks for visiting my blog! I love your blog too! Lots of great tips and ideas!

  • I love your blog — it’s so helpful for all us moms who are trying to keep ahead of what All. These. Apps. do.

    I just nominated you for a “One Lovely Blog Award” here (http://wp.me/p2du4c-a1). Please don’t feel obligated to play along — it’s just a fun thing to say “I like your blog! Really, I do!”

    • iGameMom

      Thank you Joan! It is so nice to know that people like my blog and appreciate my work. I am not sure I can get to this anytime soon, but really appreciate it!

  • kt

    can we advertise in your website?

  • Thanks for the “like” on my blog post. I look forward to looking further into your site.

    • iGameMom

      Glad you find the site interesting. Hope you find something helpful.

  • HI Thanks for liking my blog. I think your blog is agreat idea – we could all use more info on what’s available….now to get me an iphone!!!

    • iGameMom

      That would be a first step… or some apps have windows version, so you play on your computer. For example: cut the rope.

  • Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog. I LOVE your site! There’s great information and some really cool things on here I can do with my nephews 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for visiting. I enjoyed reading your nephews’ stories. I can see them liking some of the apps here.

  • Thanks so much for visiting my blog. Verra nice! Love your design here.

  • Thanks for visiting The Wifestyle. Your blog is pretty cool. 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Thanks! While keeping up with kids, we can have some fun also.

  • Hi. I’ve just passed on the Mrs. Sparlky’s Ten Commandments Award to you. I can’t get enough of your site! See http://discoveranddevour.com/2012/05/27/mrs-sparklys-ten-commandments-award/

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! I am not sure I will have time to do this, but will try. I also want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continuous support! Every like and comment all meant a lot to me!

  • Hey,
    Thanks for visiting my blog and congratulations on a fantastic site! I look forward to reading more about great apps for kids!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you Diana. Hope to see you more at iGameMom!

  • Thank you for visiting my site and liking my post on dealing with a daughter who puts some things in her mouth that she shouldn’t. We try to take a mostly humorous look at fatherhood. I hope you enjoy our site and keep visiting…Yours looks like a good resource for parents looking for educational apps. Our older daughter loves our iPad, and we are always looking for more quality apps for it.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by, Rex. Please come back for more app ideas. I remember those frustrating moments, and looking back, we laugh at them.

  • Thanks for visiting my review site. I think between the reviews of children’s books on Kid Lit Reviews and the game and app reviews you do, the two sites compliment each other nicely. Do you list blogs you like? Maybe we could do a reciprocal thing.

    In any event, thank you for visiting my site. I hope you are a follower. I do like your site. It is full of gems. Your readership is phenomenal–236 comments before this one? That is a big WOW! in my book.

    • iGameMom

      What a good idea. You have a wonderful site for children’s books. I listed you on my resource page. Will you add me? Thanks for stopping by and making the wonderful suggestion.

  • Thank you for visiting my website. 🙂

    • iGameMom

      YOu are welcome! Thanks for stopping by, please visit more or share the site with someone you know.

  • I wanted to thank you for visiting my infantile start-up of a blog and tell you that your input is as valuable to me as a $50.00 pound note. In other words I thank you for visiting and supporting my efforts and to ask you how you promote you site. Currently I am just using the ping sites and Google alerts along with connections through twitter and Facebook. I recently have started to look for other ways to promote my blog and create traffic and entice people to join the following. I noticed that you have some expertise in this area so I am hoping you will share some of your methods with me please, thanks love

    • iGameMom

      It is hard. Unfortunately this is not the topic for this site. But if you google search on how to increase blog traffic you will find a lot articles.

  • You are very smart to be visiting others’ sites, and I, too, thank you for “liking” my Weightless in Water site. Looks like you home school…I went to a small school as a teacher along with my kids who were students. Pretty close to home schooling, but lots more kids involved.
    You are providing a very good service here. I will send your site to my son and daughter-in-law. They have two youngsters who are way smarter than I am, and they will need all the ammo they can get to guide these precious ones into the information age. Good for you!! God Bless.

    • iGameMom

      Susan, Thanks for stopping by! Hope your children and grandchildren will like my site like your do. 🙂

  • onehearthealing

    Great site!! I will forward to some people that I know who can benefit from this!!
    Thanks for stopping by my site.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving the note, and sharing with your friends. Appreciate all your help!

  • Hello! Thanks for stopping by 8kidsandabusiness.com and liking “A Candid Letter To My Four Older Children.” Your site has useful information for parents concerned about the quality of igames and resouces for children. Will definitely pass it on. Good for you.

    • iGameMom

      Thank you Terry for visiting, and for passing on the site info!

  • Thank you for visiting justice for raymond. Your site is informative and delightful. Hope you will visit us again.

  • Thanks so much for liking my posts! Although I don’t have kids, I think some of my friends will enjoy your site! Continued success!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by. Please help share the site with people you think may benefit from the info here.

  • Thank you for reading about Molly.

    • iGameMom

      You are welcome. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a note.

  • Hello iGameMom… Thank you so much for stopping by and “Liking” my page ” The Journey Within… I appreciate it! 🙂

    You have a wonderful Blog yourself hats off to you with the educational ideas… where were you when I was homeschooling…lol *winks*

    • iGameMom

      Thank you Jazzae! You are very creative, no wander you can homeschool. I can never imagine I home-school my child. I do hope my research on educational app will help some home-school families. Please help spread the words to people who you think may benefit from the site.

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog and “liking” a post. This one seems really useful!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by! Hope to see you again!

  • Thanks for reading and liking my posts on trying to be a parent today! You have a lot of useful information on your site that I will share with our preschool and others.

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for sharing the site with people you know, and thanks for visiting and leaving a comment. Educational App is an area developing so quickly, we have to keep up with the trend …

  • Thanks for liking my blog. I checked yours out and it looks great- thank goodness I am past all that!!

    • iGameMom

      Congrats on passing all these! Thanks for visiting! Please help passing on the info to whom you think might find helpful…

  • beebeesworld

    Thanks for reading my Mothers Day poem-I enjoy your new web site-very creative and informative. I try to write on different subjects, so check back in or follow my blog. May I ask where I can find a good place for a true technophob to learn about putting together a great blog/website etc. It seems a lot of what I read is so over my head, I cannot make it work for me. How did you get started?

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by. You are doing a great job. Keep up the good work! As for blog, I am learning too, sometimes, it can be very frustrating. Wordpress forum is a good place to start.

  • This is one good site you’ve got here! I’ll bet it’s totally helpful to Moms these days. At the moment though it’s not yet a topic I’ll be delving into but when the time comes I’ll remember to check back on your site. Thanks for liking my post about my Mom by the way. 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Thank you for your note. Please do come back and help spread the words to people who may find it helpful.

  • This is a great site you have here! My son would be thrilled to see my phone loaded with your recommended apps. Thanks for sharing and for dropping by my site. If I know you personally you would have made it to my list of Supermoms!

    • iGameMom

      Not sure I can compete with the 7 supermoms on your list, but thank you very much for the encouraging words! Glad you like the recommendations here. Please keep me posted on how you son like them.

  • What a great blog! I have three children under 12 and this info is very handy.
    Thank you and keep up the good work 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Thank you for the encouragement! I really need it! 🙂

  • This blog is great! I’m always looking for good, cheap apps for my kids. You give great heads-up on those.

    • iGameMom

      Thank you. there are so many apps for kids now. I try to do my research, so other parents don’t have to.
      Please come visit more and share the site with your friends.

  • What a great site! I can’t wait to share this with my daughter whose three little boys are already quite tekky.

    BTW-thanks for stopping by and “liking” my post.

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! Thanks for shaing the site with your family.

  • Interesting site! As a probable future home educator I’m starting to look into resources and this is a treasure trove. I’m sure I’ll be back often.

    • iGameMom

      Do come back! Please let me know if you find any other good apps or resources. I am sure the readers here would love to know …

  • Liz

    Love how fresh your new site looks:-) Thanks for stopping by foodforfun’s pizza night!

    • iGameMom

      Thank you! I like my new site too! 🙂 It is still working in progress though…

  • thanks for liking my post “and it was still hot.” your blog is awesome!

    • iGameMom

      Thanks for stopping by. Please come back visit and tell you friends whoever might benefit from the info here.

  • Thanks for visiting my site and liking so I could find yours too. Great stuff you’ve got here for a games ignoramus like me! 🙂

    • iGameMom

      Ha, I was just like you several months ago. 🙂 I am sure there are quite few parents like you and me. The technology world is waking up and finding the great opportunities in Education area …. There are a lot apps out there, it could be hard to tell which one is good and worth paying. Hope the info here will be helpful… Come back visit and tell you friends who can use the information here.

  • Your new site looks fab!!! Look forward to more great stuff from you!

  • Thanks for stopping by my blog, “Are you the babysitter?” and leaving a “Like.” We just got a new iPad, and my 8-year-old daughter love-love-loves it, so my partner and i will come back to checkout your site often. Thanks for sharing your ed-tech-wisdom!

  • Thanks for liking my post “Neighborhood Boys and Other Perils.” Your site looks great–as a new iPad owner, I’m excited to see what’s out there to amuse and entertain my toddler daughter, especially given that we’ll be flying cross-country this summer… Happy Friday!


  • notatypicalmom

    Thanks for the interest. I love what you are doing!

  • Alyssa

    thanks for liking my blog post, the pressures of…pinterest? you’ve got a great blog. looking forward to reading more!

    • Alyssa

      & i’m double-posting, b/c it’s that kind of day.

  • Alyssa

    thanks for liking my post, the pressures of…pinterest? you’ve got a great blog, & i’m looking forward to reading more of it!

  • Thanks so much for visiting my site and liking my post!

    • You are welcome. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you find something helpful.

  • Hello, thanks for your “like”, I’m not sure how you found my blog, but I’m very happy to find yours! I used to work in the video game world, specifically with kids’ games, and at that time “edutainment” products were pretty weak. Good to know times are changing. Great site.

    • I almost feel now we have too many – so many that it is hard to pick …

  • Matt

    Thank you for your interest in http://mistergkids.com/ ! I think your audience would like my comics if you would be interested in re-blogging! Thanks! 🙂

  • Hi there
    I have nominated you for the Sunshine Award

  • Thanks for liking my blog “2 Boys ‘n Me.” I checked out the apps you have listed for ages 6+, and you have two of my son’s favorites – Cut the Rope and Where’s my Water. He loves those, and I certainly don’t mind him playing them.

  • Thanks for the like on the Scouting post.

  • Hey, iGameMom, thanks for the like! Awesome job on your site. If we can take care of our kids’ food and fun, we’re all good!

  • Thanks for visiting my blog. I’m a tech and education geek, so I love what I see here.

  • Thanks for all the likes and for visiting my page often. Much appreciated.

  • Very nice blog. 🙂 However, I am not a busy mom. LOL! I am the daddy of three cats, though. My babies. Thank you for visiting my blog Current Opinions of News. Best of luck to you.

    • Thanks for stopping by! Maybe they should have games for cats 🙂

  • Thanks for checking into my blog today – I’m pretty green at this but having fun. Your blog looks insightful and needed! I’ll be tuning in!

  • pamblizzard

    Thanks for your “like” on my bullying post. You are doing a great service in your blog! My children are all grown but I will definitely pass info about your blog to several people I know with younger kids.

  • Thank you for the recent like. I’ve been reading your posts and this is great information for any parent. My daughter won’t reach the gaming stage for quite some time but it’s good to know that you’ve got answers for many of the questions I’m likely to have when I need to know exactly what’s happening in the gaming world!

    • Thanks for the nice comment! For young babies, there are also some neat apps. FruitNinja is one, it trains hand eye coordination, and it is fun. There are also some books you can use, since most kids book apps have “read it for me” option, little one will for sure like them. Go to the “search by kids age and subject” function in the middle of the right panel, search by age. For you, it will be “age 0-3”, you will see quite a few apps for babies, including books, puzzles.

  • Thank you for liking “Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter!” I look forward to reading your blog!

  • I tried to do a pingback to your site on your blog page, but I don’t know how. So I’ll do it the old fashioned way and cut and paste my link http://discoveranddevour.com/2012/04/20/the-sunshine-award/
    Thanks again, iGameMom!

  • Hi there:
    Thanks so much for “liking” my entry, “goddess of the swimming pool.” Funny enough, my biz partner and I have developed a non-game app for teens called TeenSphere to help them with mental health, relationship and substance abuse issues. (check it out if you’re interested — http://www.teensphere.com). I need your advice — we’ll be on a podcast of “Mom Enough” early this summer (though we’re recording next week) to talk about our app. It’s great, but they want us to also discuss apps that help younger kids with emotional and mental health stuff, and we’ve had a tough time finding any…suggestions???

    • Looks like an interesting app. I am looking for some apps in that area too. Will post if I find them. Come back visit or sign up following the blog to stay updates.

  • Thank you for stopping by and liking our recent post, “Teaching Kids About Money”. Your blog is very creative and informative! We are now following iGameMom! 🙂

    • Thanks for following! Have been on your site several times, it is a very informative site too. Great job!

  • I’m glad you “liked” my blog, “Help Free Barbie!” Maybe you can recommend an app that teaches the kids about keeping our world clean? Thanks for your work.

  • This is such a great idea and resource! I used to work for a company called Edmark — they developed educational software — kids learn so many skills without even realizing it, if the tools/toys they’re given help promote them!

  • Thanks for being my first wordpress like. I love your site and ideas. More adults need to realize that things like video games aren’t hindering our children’s educations, they are a part of their education. You’re going to need to hire a full time staff though, because social media is going to get flooded with educational games very soon.

    • Can’t agree more, Matt. You are right on both: how we view video games in education, and how quickly the games market is growing.

  • Hi there! Thanks for visiting our blog @ chadderusa today. You seem like a genuinely sweet, thoughtful person.I have enjoyed reading your comments to others (smile) and of course your blog! Good luck to you and visit us again soon!

  • wearingcostumes

    THANKS! Thank you for visiting my blog. It’s good to have you over… I will follow you as well as my son is crazy into video games.

    • Thanks for stopping by. Hope your son will like some of the games here.

  • Thanks for visiting my blog! What a great idea for a blog btw! I follow you now and I can’t wait to read more 🙂

    • Thanks Maya. I guess the best to thank everyone is to post more! 🙂

  • Thanks for stopping by and liking my post. You are doing an awesome service to your community of readers with your blog. Which is obvious by the 130 + comments here. Keep it up…we need you.

    Be encouraged!

  • Thanks for the like! You caught me during blog set-up :/ But I am so glad that you stopped by – please visit again soon to see the finished product! Or check out my other ramblings at http://www.FreeTheMom.com. Wonderful info you have on your site here! I’m excited to look around 🙂

  • I got a Nate the great book as you reccomended and my son is enjoying it. Thanks.

  • Thanks for dropping by my blog. I’ve enjoyed this visit and will keep it in mind. My children are all grown but I have a granddaughter who is online all the time.

    • Try get the granddaughter on the good (Educational) games! 🙂

  • Thanks for checking out my little spot on the interweb & for your likes!!

  • Thank you for visiting my blog and letting me know you stopped by. Love the info you have on this blog! Will be back again soon.

  • Thanks for stopping by so often! My guy’s only 2 1/2 so the gaming world hasn’t entered our life yet, but I know it’s coming! May you and your family continue to be well always!
    Blessings, Erin, Bella Bleue

  • Thanks for for the “like”, may you be blessed =)

  • Thanks for liking my blog, pursuitofajoyfullife.wordpress.com/. Highest of compliments to you on this blog you have created!

  • Melody

    Thanks for “liking” one of my posts…which led me to your blog. You’ve got some great info here!

    • Thank you Melody. You have such a great experience, like your global perspectives.

  • Thanks for stopping by and liking our post… you’re offering a lot of great time-reducing tips concerning ‘the-best-games’ for kids, we will offer learning-curve reducers for parents of Junior golfers… equipping parents together! thanks for what you offer!

    • What a cool combination! Thanks for visiting and hope to see you here more!

  • In today’s post on riding2horses.com I nominated you for The Sunshine Award. Your blog is a good read and I’d like to help spread the word.
    The Sunshine Award comes with a few rules if you wish to accept it:
    o Include the award’s logo in a post or on your blog
    o List 10 facts about yourself
    o Nominate some other fabulous bloggers
    o Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have been nominated
    o Share the love and link the person who nominated you!
    Thank you for the sunshine your blog has brought to me. ~Sandra

  • Hey there – I saw that you stopped-by my blog yesterday…thank you for visiting and for letting me know you were there.

    You have quite an original site here…very nice. 🙂

  • Thanks for checking out my site – now I get to check out yours. What a great resource! I’m going to add you to my blog roll. Thanks for the great ideas!

  • Thanks for being a beautiful person!

  • Thanks for the like. I’m sure your blog is helpful to so many parents– I do feel outdated- not sure I could adjust to the new games! My grandkids so far don’t have them!

    • Thanks for stopping by. My mother-in-law likes to watch my son play those games. I have not seen her tried one yet, although she watched so much.

  • Talk to me...I'm your Mother

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I love your concept here. I’m passing this on to my children for the benefit of my grandchildren.

  • This is a great idea for a blog — thanks for weeding through this mess! My son is only four and already I can see a future of confusion and anxiety on my part…

    • Yes, that was how I felt when I started. Now a little better …

  • What an AWESOME idea for a blog! My kids haven’t reached the age where they are too into video games yet, but you will be a great resource in the future!!

    • Thanks for visiting. Come back when they are ready.

      • I already subscribed so I don’t forget! We recently got an Xbox Connect and so far, my kids only have interest in one game, and they don’t play it very often (while my husband SAID he got it for the kids, I’m pretty sure he also had himself in mind, since he plays it the most). But I’m sure sooner than later they will be ready to branch out.

        • Sound like my family. The toys, games my husband chooses for my son are often the ones he likes and plays more. This makes him my son’s hero. Whenever the boy gets stuck on a game, he goes to daddy for help. 🙂

  • Nice blog. I see this as potentially very helpful as my kids grow. Thanks!

  • Hi! Thank you for visiting my blog 🙂

  • Hello!

    I appreciate the ‘like’ on my post. Thanks for reading.

    As I am neither a mom nor a dad, the only thing I feel I can add (however facetiously), is that my younger brother and I bonded over Halo. We learned the invaluable life skills of teamwork, communication and alien warfare… And he joins the Marines in June! So there you go.

    God bless you.

  • Thanks for stopping by.

  • Thanks for liking my recent post “Caleb the Explorer, Bear-Hugger and Hair Tugger” at mummumstheword.wordpress. I’m terrible with searching for stuff at the Apps store so your site will be great when Caleb comes of iphone age!

    • Thanks for stopping by. You have a very nice site. Keep up the good work.

  • Hi iGameMom, thanks so much for all of your wonderful support. It means the world to me! Best, Stephanie

  • Hi IGameMom…thanks for stopping by my blog….glad you liked my post. You have an interesting blog…I am not up on any of this, but I’m going to pass it on to my kids, who will (Lord willing) soon have their own. Our first granddaughter is due in June. 🙂

  • Thank you for liking my post. Came by to check out what you are doing. What a great service you are providing to parents. Great work!

  • I wish I could be a child again and have all the gadgets like what kids are having now.
    Thanks for liking my post, http://jennysserendipity.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/study-finds-newborn-infants-can-tell-if-parents-are-losers-the-onion-americas-finest-news-source/

  • G&F

    Your blog is just another reason I wish my kids were still small. It’s terrific.

  • Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog. Glad you liked it. I’m also glad you popped in because it gave me a chance to check out your interesting blog. Love what you’ve done!

    • Thanks. Glad you stopped by and like here. Come back visit more.

  • I just started allowing my 9 1/2 year old son to start playing with video games this past 2011 Christmas so this site will be very useful to me!

    Thank you so much for taking the time to upload information for Everyone.

    • Video games are not all bad. The key is how we guide them. Glad to know my work is helpful.

  • Thanks for visiting my blog and liking my post on kids’ books. This blog is a really great idea!

  • Thank you for visiting my blog and liking one of my posts. You have a very interesting site.

    • Thank you for your visit. You have a very informative site too.

  • Hey! Just wanted to drop by and thank you for liking my post -‘How autism changed my travel’. You have a nice, informative blog going here. Good work!

  • Cool blog. I think it will be useful in finding resources for the gifted kids I tutor. They are always looking for more, more, more. BTW, I came by because you visited my blog. Thanks for the visit. Wondering if you do anything/write anything relevant to older kids and the games (some violent) that they play.

    • Thanks for visiting. I had found some good apps for older kids, and plan to evaluate them. Come back more, hope you will find something interesting.

  • Thanks for the visit! What a neat site! I’m just exploring the world of apps for my daughter, nearly 4 (who wants to play with my phone all the time!) We strictly limit her game and tv time to … nearly nonexistant, but I’m trying to allow a little more.

    • Thanks for stopping by. I was like you, limited my son’s game time, till I found some educational games. Their life will be differenct from ours, we have to keep up … that’s why this blog….

  • Hi! Thanks for coming around to my site. You have a lot of good info here. Funny, just last week a homeschooler was telling me about Singapore Math, and I had been researching it online and liking what I saw.

    I’m curious what your first language is, since English is your second.

    I’ll definitely be back to check out all the cool and fun educational links and apps,


    • Thanks for stopping by. I have not tried Singapore math. But if you are home schooling, it worth a try for sure.

  • Thanks for the encouraging words. 🙂

  • Thank you for the like! I am impressed by your thoughtfulness and attention to app detail. Your blog is a must-read for parents!

  • this is a great idea for a site. My son is always wanting to play with my phone on the long rides and I never know what games are worth the few bucks.


  • Thanks for liking my post 🙂
    Interesting blog you’ve got here… I’m a yet-to-be-published children’s book author and your site has made me wonder about looking into electronic versions – it’s a technological world these days and the little ones just jump straight in don’t they?

    • Yes. The traditional books definately will still have their position. But we should not ignore the new trend …
      Thanks for visiting!

  • Hey,
    I know you probably get this all the time, but I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. You can check it out here. Thanks for supporting Raising a Realist!

  • Thanks for visiting my blog – glad I found yours! There’s so much out there in the way of apps for kids – will definitely be checking up here for suggestions – definitely need to get The Lorax one you recommend!

    • Thanks for stop by. Lorax is a good one. Good content (of course) and good app design, and less cost than the paper book.

  • Wow – your blog looks like an amazing resource. So glad to learn about it, as my older son (5 1/2) is heading into that age.

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! Hope you visit again soon. 🙂

    • Thanks for visiting. Come back more. I enjoyed your blog – helped me notice the small things in life and stay positive! Keep them coming.

  • What a great site. Our girls are getting onto our iPad more and more – thanks for being a resource, and for stopping by my site.

    • Thank you! You have two very cute girls. Enjoy – and find some good games to share with them. Come back more!

  • Hi! Thanks for reading and liking my recent post. I will be back to check out your blog, too. All best wishes. Elana

  • Thanks for visiting/liking my post. I like the educational elements on yours, especially since I have a 7-year-old!

    • Educational is the focus of this blog. If I let my son play games, I’d rather him learn something while playing. Thanks for visiting.

  • Thanks for liking my blog. I’m trying to figure out just how much I’ll need to know about games and apps–oldest grandchild is 2! I’ll study on your blog.

    • Thank you. The learning is really a new journey! Hopefully, we can all share we learned, so it won’t be as hard.

  • Thank you for liking my post “childhood” your blog is so informative. Following!

  • Hey thank you for reading and commenting on my blog…I greatly appreciate it.

    Additional kudos for what you accomplishing with your blog. Keep the children, children. Let them grow up slowly and enjoy every bit there is about being a child.

    Be encouraged!

  • It’s amazing how the world has changed and the educational opportunities available at your fingertips for kids! Thanks for stopping by my Post today!

    • yes, it is hard to keep up. Hope this blog can help the busy parents a little bit.

  • Thanks for the Like! Been pretty successful about monitoring our 8-year-old’s video game exposure so far, as long as said video games don’t include the flinging of angry birds at things. That one we’ve lost all control over. 🙂 Great blog! – J.

    • Thanks! Yes, Angry birds are addictive, and could be exhausting sometime.

  • martaliddiard

    Thanks for the recent “like” Ia m still new around here. Definitley gettting the Berenstein App, for me. lol Cheers!

    • Thanks for stop by. I am glad you find an app you like! Come visit more.

  • Thank you for the like 🙂
    Your site is informative!

  • Thanks for liking my blog on ADHD or sleep disorder. I’m now following you as well, my techie husband will love to see the apps he can download for our kids!

    • Thanks for visiting. Hope you husband can find some games here. Please let me know which they decided on and how they like the games.

  • Thanks for “liking” my blog post, “A Mother’s Fears” on “Life – It’s a Work in Progress”. I love the idea of your blog – with three kids, finding games they like to play that I’m willing to let them play is a huge struggle. Here’s to hoping your site will help reduce the arguments!

    • Yes, there are so many out there. It take a lot time to figure them out. Hopefully, with my research, the blog can save your some time.

  • I wrote to you on Facebook, I am so grateful to have found you, my grands that I am preschooling,(retired teacher, author, National child safety advocate and preschooling love my iPad and now I have a researching resource! I am downloading like crazy!!

    • Thank you! Child Safety is such a good topic. I am happy to find you, and now following you on facebook.

  • Thank goodness for your blog…makes me feel much better about my lack of know how when it comes to all things tech…thanks for stopping by at mamacino xx

    • Great. Come back more! 🙂
      Enjoyed your writing. Keep them coming.

  • Creative and useful blog!
    Thank you for visiting mine!

  • Thank you for stopping by and liking my recent post, “Eager Helper.” I’m glad for it led me to your blog…I am always on the lookout for new games and apps that my son can play. There’s so many out there, so another Mom’s recommendation always helps!

    • Thank you NewMamma. Yes, there are so many apps out there. Hopefully, this blog can help the treasure hunt. Have fun!

  • Great site! Thanks for stopping by mine and leaving a like!

  • Cool site idea!

  • Singapore Math, the Primary Series, is awesome. Interesting that you have a link to their site. That’s a straight and solid area of our cow trail. Thanks for visiting Barefoot on a Cow Trail.

    • I found SingaporeMath by accident. I really like it. How do you use it? Like your blog, keep on writting!

      • A homeschooling mom turned me onto it. I used the CD-ROMs with my kids too and thanks to that, they can all effect wonderful British accents when they want to, typically when they are in trouble. Crafty little monkeys! Harder to discipline a Brit for some reason. Thank you for the encouragement. How do you use Singapore math?

        • I have not started yet. A friend give me a set of math books from China school. Once I finish those, I am going to order some books from the SingaporeMath. I looked at the sample pages, they are pretty good.

          • We’ve used SM and it’s been great! Not the cd’s just the books. You can very often find them for less at places like ABE http://www.abebooks.com/
            I was going to comment about your tutorial for the ipod touch, but got sidetracked here…
            We just got dd her first ipod (she’s 12.75…not 12 mind you). Not being a tech person myself the fellow at BestBuy showed me how to do the deed. Another woman came by and started a conversation, wondering what we were doing? When I said putting parental controls on the ipod she looked at me funny. I then asked if many people do this, her estimation was no, they don’t. I was very surprised. Not sure her info is accurate, but could that be true? Am I really that much of an old fuddy dud?
            Thanks for this site. It’s nice to find a place where homeschooling and tech questions meld so nicely.

            • A lot of parents don’t know about the controls and most don’t know how to set them and are embarrassed to ask. I talk to them everyday, they don’t want to admit their kids know more than them. I applaud you for doing this at the point of purchase.
              By the time I get the kid’s devices, there is always inappropriate material on them.

              • I think we all have to admit that in certain areas kids know more than us …

  • Great site. Thanks for the visit to Frank’s Place.

    • Thanks! Frank’s Place is fun. Helped me learned a lot boy’s language. 🙂

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