Last week, I mentioned that my 21 month old is quite adept at using the family iPad. The little guy even knows how to do this “swipey thing” to move between open apps. I don’t even know how to do the “swipey thing” and when I lament that fact while begging him to show me how he’s doing it, he just slyly laughs. Seriously, he has his father’s sense of humor which tells me I am doomed to a lifetime of being picked on by both of them.
While we are on the subject of apps I’ve decided to share my toddler’s (and my) favorite apps for little ones.
Illustration from the book, “Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families” by Natania Barron, Kathy Ceceri, Corrina Lawson, and Jenny Williams.
I am going to drop some truth on you, dear readers. I am tired. I wear a lot of hats. All of them are important to me and all of them require more time and energy than I normally have. However, the most important hat of them all is that of “Mommy.” As a full-time working mother, I often fear that I am not there enough time for my 20-month old son. So, how do I make the most of my time with my toddler? Well, that’s where being a geek comes into play.
Every so often there games that offer such an interesting play or pretty graphics that I feel compelling to purchase them. Some of these I have been burned on such as Afrika, while others like Heavy Rain were enjoyable for what they were attempting. My most recent purchase is The Act on iOS. Continue reading →