Being a parent is perhaps one of the hardest roles to portray, especially for first-time parents. Thankfully, technology has been helpful even for parental needs. Now, there are mobile device applications that can help make parenting a bit easier.
* Peekaboo Wild
This application teaches babies about different animals. It also teaches them the sound that each animal makes. This will surely keep babies entertained for a while. Soon, they will be imitating the animal sounds too. Different animal sounds will keep them interested and repeated use will help them associate each name and each sound to a specific animal. It is a great application for the future vet or future zoologist.
* White Noise Baby
White Noise Baby creates a sound that will stimulate his sleepy head. There are a lot of different sounds to choose from. Parents can experiment with different sounds until they find the one that send their baby to sleep quickest. The sounds include car ride, which sounds like a moving car. This is perfect for babies who seem to fall asleep every time they are inside a moving vehicle. There is classical music and Doppler ultrasound for those times when the baby was still inside the mother’s womb. It is never too early for reminiscing and the past have the effect of leading people to dreamland. It also has the conch shell sound which is always pleasant may it be for babies or for adults. These are just some of the sounds that will surely help babies sleep.
* It’s a Small World
This application is for baby jetsetters. It allows babies to visit a lot of different countries. Aside from the beauty of the place, babies will also get to learn more about each country’s language as they are taught how to say hello in different languages. It is perfect for future linguists.
* Create & Learn
This is one of the most extensive baby applications with complete learning activities from a-z. This application provides early writing practice opportunities. The babies will learn how to write all the letters in the alphabet both in uppercase and lowercase. Babies are taught to write the letters of the alphabet. Baby artists will surely enjoy other application activities such as puzzles, painting by number, and drawing. Aside from these, babies will learn more about objects that starts with each letter in the alphabet through trivia bits.
* Make it Pop!
‘Make it Pop!’ is an application that teaches babies about different colors. They will also learn about different shapes and other fundamental skills like counting. This is perfect for the future mathematicians!
* WebMD Baby
This application means business. It has everything that every parent should know. It has all the information and tips on how to take care of kids. It has a lot of helpful information and these pieces of information are organized according to the kid’s age. It has a vast gallery of parenting articles, instructional videos, and tips from the experts in childcare and health. It contains instructions on what the parents should do in different emergencies and when the baby is sick. There are some contents that are for dads and there are some that are for moms. It has a ‘baby book’ that parents can use to take note of feeding times, times for diaper-changing and taking medications or vitamins. This baby book may also be used to save photos and details of baby’s milestones. It is just like a digital scrapbook.
Babies are effective stress-relievers. This is what makes parenting the toughest and the most fulfilling job anyone could ever have. A parent’s responsibility is limitless just like how its joy and fulfillment are also limitless.