• Family Budgets
    Apps That Will Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
    It's only a week in, but be honest. How's your New Year's resolution going? Mine, not so great. I'd hoped to start saving more money (just ordered food last night instead of cooking at home — oops). I was going to manage my time better ...
    Colleen Hughes
  • Top learning tools 2017
    Educational Software
    Top Learning Tools for Teens - 2017
    Utilize a few of these learning tools for teens to help your child succeed in school. Teenagers these days feel like they have a lot to worry about. From raging hormones and social drama, to politics and the pressures of getting in to a great c...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Mobile Apps
    21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Educational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...
    Colleen Hughes
  • Free educational apps of the week
    Mobile Apps
    Free Educational Apps for Kids - The ASL App & Checkie!
    Each week the staff here at Family Education picks the top free education apps for kids. Check out our video and list of these incredible apps we think deserve to be in the spotlight! The ASL App The ASL App is a fantastic resource for learn...
  • Top Apps For Kids
    Mobile Apps
    Free Educational Apps for Kids - Touch Van Gogh & Radio Jones
    Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery is more than your average whodunit. In this game, players have to resolve mysteries from the US Civil War. But, they do so by analyzing and piecing together clues from histori...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Free educational apps of the week
    Mobile Apps
    Top Free Educational Apps for Kids - Slavery at Monticello & History Here
    This week we feature apps with strong historical storytelling and fascinating information.  Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work at Mulberry Row /*-->*/ This app from the Thomas Jefferson Society offers users an intimate look at life i...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • kids on phones
    Mobile Apps
    10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids' Mobile Use
    Kids and mobile devices can be a scary mix. Whether your toddler is just starting to use your family tablet or your teen has a new smartphone of her own, check out the wide variety of apps and software — free and paid — that you can use to mo...
    Erin Dower
  • Best free educational apps for kids
    Mobile Apps
    Free Educational Apps for Kids: Top Picks of the Week
    This week we are featuring fun, free and educational apps for all ages! Code Karts Code Karts is a racing game where kids use code sequences to move their car around the track. Designed for a preschool audience, Code Karts offers up an easy-t...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Planets is one of our featured free apps of the week
    Entertainment and Activities
    Appy Friday: Planets, Wind Tunnels and Graphical Analysis
    "Appy" Friday! Each week, the staff here at FamilyEducation chooses our top five apps that we think deserve to be in the spotlight. They vary week to week, but two things stay the same — they're educational and fun! Check out our top apps of th...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Duolingo is a great educational app for learning languages
    Entertainment and Activities
    Appy Friday: Learning About Language, Coding and the Human Body
    "Appy" Friday! This week, we feature apps for exploring the human body, learning a new language and learning how to code. And don't forget to check out our video to see our top pick of the week! ...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Interactive Alphabet ABCs App
    Mobile Apps
    10 Best Apps to Help Kids Learn to Read
    From learning the alphabet to stringing letter sounds together, reading requires a foundation of many skills. These interactive apps can help provide the building blocks of reading, focusing on literacy skills including phonetic awareness, site w...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • LitCharts is a great free app for literature
    Entertainment and Activities
    Appy Friday: Brain Training, Literature and Rhythm
    "Appy" Friday! This week, we feature training apps for your brain and your sense of rhythm, as well as apps that help you study and help young kids create their own projects. Check out our top pick of the week in our Appy Friday video! ...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Poptropica Worlds is a great free educational app for kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    Appy Friday: Poptropica Worlds, NASA and Naturalists
    "Appy" Friday! This week, we feature Poptropica Worlds, NASA and how to be a citizen naturalist, as well as another favorite from Duck Duck Moose. And don't forget to check out our video to see our top pick of the week! ...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Appy Friday Apps
    Mobile Apps
    Appy Friday: Puzzles, Brain Fun, Karaoke, Animals and Physics
    "Appy" Friday! This week, we feature Busy Shapes, Busy Shapes 2, Little Fox Music Box - Sing along fun for kids, Animal Rescue Book, and Physics Studio. Each app aims to teach kids important lessons and help them through stages of development! Ch...
  • Hey Vina app
    Mobile Apps
    12 Must-Have Apps for Moms
    Whether it's creating a grocery list, tracking your little one's development, or finding the best local kid-friendly spots, check out some of our favorite apps for moms for managing the day-to-day life of a busy parent. ...
    Bev Feldman
  • Appy Friday Flipboard
    Mobile Apps
    Appy Friday: News, Puzzles, Math, Science and Chinese
    "Appy" Friday! This week we feature an app that customizes news , challenges spacial skills, helps you learn Chinese and makes math and science fun. Check out our top pick of the week in our Appy Friday video! ...
    Logan Chamberlain
  • Appy Friday Flipboard
    Mobile Apps
    Appy Friday - Flipboard
    Hi everyone, Appy Friday! Our top pick this week, a news and information app, Flipboard. Flipboard allows users to organize and customize their favorite news topics. The app breaks down stories into several categories, like news, technology, tra...
  • Schoold is a great free college search app for teens
    Mobile Apps
    Appy Friday: Schoold, Daniel Tiger for Parents, GoldieBlox Movie Machine
    "Appy" Friday! This week, we feature Schoold, Daniel Tiger for Parents, and GoldieBlox Movie Machine. And don't forget to check out our video to see our top pick of the week! ...