App Friday: iKidNY

Welcome to App Friday, our weekly link exchange of family-friendly apps. Today we are featuring iKidNY which helps parents navigate New York City with kids. Great apps come from great moms, and creator Lara Serebrier Paul is indeed one of those. Lara is a Harlem resident and native New Yorker who wanted an easier solution for finding kid-friendly spaces in the Big City. As an extra bonus, the children’s storybook A Day in New York City with Noah will be offered alongside iKidNY for our FREE #appfriday promotion.

What is the app about?
Developed for New York City moms and dads on the move, iKidNY is an app that helps you find kid-friendly locations while out and about. It includes parks, playgrounds, changing tables, indoor playspaces, museums, libraries, subway stations with elevators, kid-friendly restaurants, and more. One click on the iKidNY guide will bring you information and directions to your nearest sanity-saving location. Got kids? Headed to NYC? Consider this app a no-brainer.

Why is it special?
It’s developed by a Mom who knows the true definition of kid-friendly. So yes, changing table locations, and subways with elevators (to accommodate strollers) are key features. In addition, the app has one touch navigation, interactive neighborhood maps, auto-connections to phone numbers and websites, and the ability to customize the app by plotting your favorite locations.

What’s in it for me?
FREE, FREE, and more FREE! For April 16th’s #appfriday, you can DOWNLOAD IKIDNY FOR FREE from the iTunes App Store. If you live in NYC, or if you are thinking about traveling there, or if you are a wannabe like so many of us are – then don’t hold back! Go download! But it gets even better…read on…

Related Apps
To accompany iKidNY, StoryBoy spoke up and is offering a New York City themed storybook app for FREE as well! DOWNLOAD A DAY IN NEW YORK CITY WITH NOAH today too! And, don’t forget their other NYC app, A DAY IN NEW YORK CITY WITH KIDS, which is FREE anytime!

App Friday Link Exchange
Our goal at Moms With Apps is to spread the word about family-friendly apps. Do YOU have a favorite app to share? One about New York, or just one that your kids enjoy? Then please participate in our link exchange and post it down below. Include the app name in the Link Title, your email, and a URL to the app. Once you submit this in the Simply Linked form, it shows up just like example #1. Thank you for your participation!

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