HiMama Software


 

HiMama is a cloud-based child care management solution that helps child care centers and professionals to manage their business routines such as administrative reporting, program planning, interactions with parents and more.

Key features include staff attendance management, lesson scheduling and customizable report generation that can be executed at regular intervals. HiMama also offers an activity and meal tracker, calendar management application and real-time photo and video uploading capabilities. It offers SMS notifications for parents, online registration, document management, live training for staff members and the ability to import data from external sources.

HiMama manages and stores communications between administrators and parents via industry standard SSL encryption technology. Additionally, the solution offers parents-centric features such as a digital scrapbook, milestone tracker and preschool updates. Mobile applications for iOS and Android are also offered that enable remote access of the solution.

Support is offered via phone, email and online FAQs.

 

HiMama - Admin dashboard
 
  • HiMama - Admin dashboard
    Admin dashboard
  • HiMama - Activity dashboard
    Activity dashboard
  • HiMama - Classroom homescreen
    Classroom homescreen
  • HiMama - Customizable reports
    Customizable reports
  • HiMama - Share with parents
    Share with parents
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Rebecca from Clinical Management Conepts
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Great experience! Very user friendly.

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Love seeing my child's progress throughout the day

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User friendly. I like that you can leave a comment under pics and share them with your family and friends

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It needs more options for communicating with teachers. I would like to he able to ask the teacher a question through the app and see their response.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ray from County of Orange

May 2018

May 2018

I love getting updates of my son while I'm at work. Especially the pictures.

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I really like how easy it is to navigate and see the updates posted. Being able to see how my child did at school with his meals is extremely helpful.

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Sometimes I can't read all of the comments. Not sure if it's a glitch or maybe it needs to be updated.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Lisa from CCSD

May 2018

May 2018

Love the app. It allows me to check in my daughter throughout the day while I'm at work.

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Easy to use and a great way to communicate with teachers. I love getting pictures through the app and knowing how my daughter is eating.

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Sometimes it takes a while to upload pictures to the app. No real cons with this software. I have enjoyed it.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sonya from Texas State University
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

HiMama is a great app that keeps me in touch and updated with my child while at daycare.

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I appreciate that I am constantly kept in the loop with my children. I also appreciate the end of day report. It helps me to know when my child has been signed out.

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I love getting her pictures throughout the day. I also appreciate the updates on her restroom habits. It helps me to know what we need to work on.

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I hate the fact that I can't save the pictures to my phone. I understand that perhaps it could be a security issue due to the fact that often times the pictures include other children.

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Kevin from Berners-Schober Associates

May 2018

May 2018

Terrific experience.

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Being able to see the days events, pictures of my little guy. I also like that my mom can have access as well so she can experience my sons growth and development as well.

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I don't like the fact that you cannot check the calendar for upcoming events as well as the menu of what my son is having during the week like the website has.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Shuang from University of Iowa
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Quick communication; easy to use.

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I can check my kid's routine any time.

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It provides instant communication between parents and the daycare center. Announcement and notification could be sent through the app. It is paperless. Pictures are delivered immediately as well.

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Sleep and meal information is not displayed until the end of the day. It takes a few steps to reach the actual report.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Tiffany from Head Start

May 2018

May 2018

I am a parent and the childcare uses this app so I can stay up to date on what happens with my child

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the daycare can upload pictures for the parents to see. I like to be kept in the loop of what my child is doing from day to day.

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It can be slightly confusing to navigate at first. Once you learn how it works, it is easier but at first is kind of confusing.

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May 2018

May 2018

I use the HiMama app to keep up with my child at daycare, so far it has been an average experience.

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Pictures of my child as he goes about his day, peace of mind as a paren, information on how my childs day went at daycare. I would like to see this extended to into the school system, if this has not already be done. I have another child in JR.Kindergarten who i would love to get updates and pictures from their teachers here and there.

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I love that I can get pictures of my child throughout the day as well as detailed report from the daycare provider, however the use of the daycare generalize to the APP which can be negative depending on what type of information the parent receives throughout the day.

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Other than the photos and the Report, I do see what other features I can used on this app. The app itself is not as user friendly as it could be.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Oladimeji from Bentall Kennedy

May 2018

May 2018

I like the details of the activities accessible on the app. The ease of navigation is commendable.

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I like the details of the activities accessible on the app. The ease of navigation is commendable. The clarity is also commendable

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The difficulty in downloading and saving videos on mobile device. I could watch the videos on the app but cannot save them on my phone

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May 2018

May 2018

HiMama is great to be able to check in on children during the day.

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The software is easy to use. I can quickly log in and see what my child is doing. It makes me feel less far away during he day.

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I wish there were audio with the video to be able to hear what my child is doing. Other than that, I have no real complaints.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Alma from Recreational Facilities and Services
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Easy to use, would have loved to be able to do more with this ap

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Could see my child and all the activities she was involved in daily. It allowed me to keep track of what type of food she was given, and wether they went outside or not during the day. Gave me the peace of mind I needed to go back to work

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Allows me to see my child's activity and keep track of her bowel movements (She had issues with this from birth) and if she is eating well, as well as her mood, so I could expect wether she needed an earlier (or later) bedtime.

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I could not respond or comment "live" often switched to just text the care giver. Sometimes I want to comment right on a picture, and I wasn't able to- or zoom in etc. to see if my child was wearing sox for example. Would have loved to download reports to see how my child was developing week-by week.

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Itzbell from LPL Financial

May 2018

May 2018

Overall good for daily reporting and seeing pictures.

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The ability to see pictures and videos as soon as posted. Ability to send notes to teachers and comments.

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Not easy to navigate, can't go back to the first day of school to view pictures. Should be able to save pictures directly from the app rather than screen shot.

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Colleen from TransLink

May 2018

May 2018

Great way to communicate with the daycare staff.

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Loved the ability to see notes and especially the photos. Great was to receive reminders about upcoming events.

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The odd time, the apps would close out on me and I would need to restart the app. Typical "Bugs" you find with any apps.

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Rachel from Tri-County Educational Service Center

May 2018

May 2018

Gets the job done with seeing what my kids are doing during the day.

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I like how I receive updates on what my children are doing through out the day. I especially love pictures and videos that are posted.

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When teachers want to communicate with me during the day using the software, their messages come up through email only, and not through the app. Wish there was an alert or notification that popped up on the app as well, as I am not able to check my email much throughout the day but can check the app. I also wish there was a way to save the pictures and videos of my kids to my phone.

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Sheila from Knowledge Beginnings

May 2018

May 2018

I love having updates about my daughter's day.

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I like that I can get pictures of my daughter during the day or I can send pictures to the parents. Also the developmental skill option is really nice and makes the explaining easier.

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I would like to hear a ringtone or a beep every time a parent/teacher sends a message. If I don't check the app constantly, I would never know that a parent/teacher sent something.

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Asia from CLCLV

May 2018

May 2018

I am a daily user, I receive reports daily for my son and also use the software as a teacher

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I love that I am able to complete my lesson plans and include pa standards for months out. It is easy to keep track of all of my students and communicate with their parents. I also love being able to track my students progress and growth in my room. I love it as a parent because I get to communicate with my son¿s teachers, see his daily activity, how long he napped, what he ate, they even send pictures of him throughout the day.

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It gets a little tricky syncing information that we input on multiply devices, so we are constantly having to refresh when using it from the web browser.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Bo Bae from Brightpath Oakville Learning Centre

May 2018

May 2018

Overall, I feel it is an OK app....that being said, it can have improvements like adding a calendar

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I like that I have accessibility to pictures and also that I have a way to communicate with the teachers.

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The loading time for reports and pictures are really slow and when I want to enlarge pictures, I always have to go back and click again because it won't do it the first time.

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Christel from Tykes n toys

May 2018

May 2018

Very easy to use. Great to share with family.

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Ability to let grandparents see his day.
Also I can see what he had to eat each day. Love the ability to see pics .

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Haven't had any problems.
No complaints as of yet with the app.



















Review Source: Capterra
 

Nyree from Nnenia Extended Care Services Inc

May 2018

May 2018

I am happy the app even exists

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It captures what's going on in my child's day and it's easy to use. The pictures are clear and I'm glad there is an area for the teachers to write what's going on.

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It should be more interactive to communicate with the teachers. When things are posted it would be good if parents could respond for the teachers to answer

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Kimberlee from Institute for Nuclear Theory

May 2018

May 2018

Good app

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It is pretty easy to use and get updates of how your child is doing at daycare. I like that it lists all meals and the mood of the day.

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I think it could improve. When I get notifications that a picture is ready, I click the link and it won't show the photo. It shows as "unidentified". I have to go back to the app and hit the child's name to go to the picture and view it. It would be nice if the link actually worked directly.

Review Source: Capterra