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Great Apps for Parents
Great Apps for Parents

IgnoreNoMore (only available for Android right now)
Cost: $1.99
Shuts down kids’ phones completely. They can’t use it unless it’s to call their parents or 911.

DinnerTime App
Cost: Free
DinnerTime helps parents remind their children about taking time out from their mobile devices to study, get the sleep they need, and of course, enjoy mealtime as a family. Features include Dinner Time, Bed Time and Take a Break control options.

Canary
Cost: Free
Canary raises an alarm to parents and sends them immediate alerts when their teens are texting, talking on the phone or using social media while on the road. Canary knows when your teen unlocks their phone and alerts you when they are riding in a car going over 12 mph.

App Certain
Cost: Free
Use AppCertain to manage your kids’ app use by keeping track of all the apps your kids have downloaded and knowing more about those apps. There is also a curfew mode to turn off the child’s access to apps.

Norton Family
Cost: Free
Norton Family keeps you in the know about which websites kids visit and helps avoid unsuitable content. The app sends you an email when kids attempt to visit a blocked site, so you can start a conversation about appropriate content.

My Mobile Watchdog
Cost: $4.95 per child per month, or $44.95 per year
Mobile Watchdog provides parents with over 20 parental controls that didn’t come standard on your child’s phone. Monitor text messages, photos, call history, and Internet usage. Parents can also designate certain time slots to restrict usage and block certain apps from working. It also comes with GPS tracking to know where the phone is at all times.

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