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March 14, 2016

Fitbit Blaze Giveaway with Flayk App, Ends 3/29

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3 Easy Steps to Enter to Win a Fitbit Blaze:

  1. Download the Flayk app on iOS or Android
  2. Create a Flayk Account for your family
  3. Tell Conservamom you’ve entered!

 

Originally published on: Conservamom

Welcome to the Get Organized + Fit with Flayk Giveaway!

Hosted by Conservamom

Being CEO of my house can be hard. With 5 kids keeping up with all their various activities is close to impossible at times. Although I get tons of help from my hubby it can be tough being on the same page all the time between all our schedules and day to day life. Thankfully I discovered Flayk, a free, family/life management app now available for free download in both the Google Play Store and the iOS App Store. It has become a lifesaver!

Flayk allows families to coordinate activities, assign responsibilities, share to-do and shopping lists and award points for completed actions in a single app that can be used by multiple families and groups. One of the app’s core features is the ability for users toflayk events, which alerts the group in the event of an unexpected conflict – from car trouble to a meeting that runs long –and allows someone else to quickly pick up the task and keep the day moving smoothly.

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As detailed in ADWEEK, Flayk is the perfect solution for families looking to simplify life in 2016 as well as a technology “must have” for the new aged organized family.

Flayk Basic is free, and for a limited time, Flayk Premium, a seamless, ad-free experience with expanded features, is free for the first month. Flayk Premium is regularly priced at $1.99/month or $18.99/year.

Flayk is the only family management app on the market to introduce an innovative rewards system that lets families assign point values to specific activities. Family members can earn points for completing tasks and redeem them for specific rewards of the family’s choosing, for example, a raise in allowance, a curfew extension, dinner at a favorite restaurant or a pass on a chore.

Flayk recognizes that diversity with its customizable, central hub to organize all kinds of families, whether they live under one roof or are in multiple locations.

In spirit of holding on to those 2016 Mom Resolutions and preparing for the spring season ahead, Flayk is offering a chance to win an all new Fitbit Blaze™ – Fitbit’s New Smart Fitness Watch including a breakthrough features such as PurePulse™ Heart Rate Monitor, Connected GPS, On-Screen Workouts and Color Touchscreen.FITBIT-blaze

Make sure to enter by downloading the Flayk app (IOS or Android) and setting up a profile!

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October 22, 2015

With More 18-34 Year-Olds Living at Home, are Parents More Connected than Ever Before?

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Written by: Alex Worth

Among all the Millennials and parents I know, I’ve noticed two extremes when it comes to technology. Either families are incredibly tech-connected or kids are trying to bring their parents out of the stone age.

In the first scenario the entire family has the newest tech gear and constantly communicates through trendy apps across multiple devices. In those families, the parents are often the ones sneaking private messages to their social networks at the dinner table instead of the children. we’ll call these families “the Jetsons.”

In the second scenario, it’s a struggle for kids to persuade their parents to even purchase a smartphone, and once they do its an even bigger challenge getting them to use it. In other words, these families are “the Flintstones”

My family falls into Category 2: Stone-Age Parents.

My parents resist technology as much as possible and when they finally get on board, I become their tech support guru.

No more, “Your call is important to us,” after a twenty-five minute hold time for mom and dad. Now they have me; and like 26% of Millennials ages 18-34 years old, I live at home (Pew Research Center).

With a source of knowledge on call for my technically challenged parents, my mom gets novel insights like instructions on how to open multiple tabs in one window. When I showed her the “Cmd + T” shortcut she reacted with shock, “Woah, woah, woah, slow down! How did you do that?” For parents of Millennials, the days of long-distance troubleshooting are a thing of the past.

Hence why I was surprised when my mom agreed to Beta test Flayk for our family. But the app makes sense to her and it helps her simplify family management. Now she can make sure I remember to take out the trash, feed the dog, and water the plants when she and my dad go out of town.

What used to be a note on the counter now comes to me in the form of a notification on my phone. Flayk levels the playing field between the overly connected Jetsons and even Flintstone families like mine.

April 27, 2015

Goodbye Dinner Table Talk: Is communicating through social media and mobile messaging the norm for families today?

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Written by: Danielle Dannenberg   Photo by: Lock & Stock Photography

Back in the early days of technology, we only used cell phones when we left the house. When we were at home we had the landline and – of course – each other. Now it wouldn’t be uncommon for a kid to message their parent from another room in the same house or for a parent to check a notification on their smartphone during dinner. In fact, according to a study by Edison Research, less than half of families sit down for a meal without distractions on a daily basis. It’s easy to blame tech-native kids for this constant presence, but research proves parents are equally responsible.

Today, 84% of all American moms own smartphones, exceeding the average 64% of American adults (according to studies by Edison Research and Pew Research Center, 2015). On top of this, 4 out 5 of moms with smartphones said their phone is almost always within arms reach (“Media and Moms 2014,” Edison Research). But moms aren’t the only tech-savvy parents; according to a study by Pew Research Center, 75% of all parents in the U.S., moms and dads alike, used social media in 2015.

We rely on technology for nearly everything, from communicating to planning, scheduling, playing, learning, and even filling awkward silences in the room. Technology can make us feel closer to our friends and can even generate positive experiences for families. 89% of moms said they share technology experiences with their children (“The Truth About Moms,” McCann Truth Central). If technology is going to become a bigger part of our lives then the most we can ask for is that we share more connected experiences together. As long as we balance virtual interaction with real down-to-earth family time.

Flayk combines both into one seamless experience. With the app you can manage family plans digitally so that you can be more present when you’re together. If like many moms, your phone is always at your fingertips, organizing your family will be easier than ever with Flayk.