About HiMama

HiMama is the perfect app for superstar childcare centers! It is a fun and easy-to-use app for child care and early learning programs that are tired of the same old paperwork. HiMama provides a quick and simple way to document and share children's activities, everything from funny moments to developmental achievements, to involve parents and improve learning outcomes for children.

The app was designed based on extensive consultations with Early Childhood Educators, Supervisors and Directors of child care and early learning programs. As a result, the app, which is used on tablets by Educators in the classrooms, is both intuitive to use, as well as comprehensive in the features that it offers. And it's backed by industry praise–97% of childcare providers say that HiMama makes their programs stand out amongst the competition, and 98% of parents say HiMama increases their overall satisfaction with their childcare center!

For documentation, the app helps with recording meals, naps, behavior, and activities with the ability to add photos and videos. For parent engagement, the app allows for real-time parent communications, digital daily reports and instant messaging. For reporting, the app provides attendance reports, child portfolios, and development assessments for children's developmental progress.

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of HiMama

Document: Record photos, observations and activities on a tablet - 88% of customers say HiMama improves the quality of their programs.

Report: Automatically generate attendance reports, child portfolios and developmental assessment reports - 93% of customers say HiMama saves them time on reporting.

Communicate: Keep parents informed with automatic updates sent directly to their email or mobile phone - 95% of customers say HiMama fosters better communication with parents.

Modernize: Intuitive to use and simple to set up, and HiMama's team is always available to help users - 92% of HiMama customers say the app is easy to use (39% consider themselves not to be "tech-savvy").

Empower: State of the art early learning tool makes educators jobs more effective and enriching - 86% of customers say HiMama empowers them in their role.

Delight: Real-time updates to parents with photos, videos and stories make for happy families - 98% of parents say HiMama adds to their overall satisfaction with their child care program.

Standout: Reports and portfolios make your programming shine in the eyes of parents - 97% of customers say HiMama makes them standout from other programs.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of HiMama: 64

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking Software
  • Authentication Software
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Calendar Management
  • Client Portal
  • Communication Management
  • Communications Management
  • Contact Database
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Accounts
  • Daily Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Security
  • Data Storage Management
  • Digital Signature Software
  • Document Storage
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Distribution
  • Email Management Software
  • Email Tracking Software
  • Employee Management
  • Event Calendar
  • Immunization & Allergy Tracking
  • Incident Management Software
  • Invoice Management
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Learning Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Live Chat Software
  • Meal / Nutrition Management
  • Member Database
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Multi-Channel Communication
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Location
  • Newsletter Management
  • Parent Portal
  • Payment Processing Software
  • Planning Tools
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Records Management Software
  • Registration Management
  • Reminders
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • SMS Messaging
  • Secure Login
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Status Tracking
  • Student Management
  • Summary Reports
  • User Profiles
  • Video Support
  • Website Integration

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(3,035)
Value for Money
4.6/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support Software
4.6/5

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Casey ann Z.
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  • Industry: Higher Education Software
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Love this app

Reviewed on 19/12/2019

I love how easy this app is to use. At a touch of a button I can find out when and what my 2 year...

I love how easy this app is to use. At a touch of a button I can find out when and what my 2 year old ate, how long he napped, when he had his diaper changed, and photos of his activity throughout the day! I also like that I can see these updates in real-time. Our previous daycare used a different app that wouldn’t allow us to see his daily updates until his teacher signed him out at the end of the day.

Pros

Ease of use, real-time updates/entries, clear photos, and way communication with teachers

Cons

I don’t have a con for this app. It provides us with everything we need.

Shannon M.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

HiMama is a gem

Reviewed on 20/12/2019

Overall, I am very happy with my choice to implement HiMama in my school. The parents, and...

Overall, I am very happy with my choice to implement HiMama in my school. The parents, and prospective parents , are impressed with the level of communication it allows us to have throughout the day. As an educator, I am please to be able to monitor the types of activities my teachers are providing the children and like that the Development Evidence provides a snapshot of this information for me, both as a Director and a parent. We recently added on the Development Assessment feature, which was the one thing that had previously been missing for me. I feel that HiMama is now a comprehensive tool that makes communication among teachers, parents, and administration the best it can be.

Pros

I like the ability to send messages, either to an individual, a classroom, or to the entire center. It makes communication with my families quite easy. I also like that I have the ability to send a whole school text blast (if needed) for more emergent matters. While I haven't used that feature yet, it gives me peace of mind knowing I can reach all my families in an emergency. I also like the real time classroom counts, the attendance reports, and the wealth of information it provides parents.

Cons

When uploading activities/lesson plans, it would be helpful for the teachers to have the ability to save a week's plans. This would allow teachers to copy and paste frequently used activities, which would in turn,save them time when inputting plans.
I also am not fond of certain adjectives used to describe the "mood" of a child, when , without context, can be misunderstood by a parent. I have instructed my teachers to only use positive descriptors and to save other adjectives for in person communication.

Ben K.
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  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

HiMama Daycare Parent User

Reviewed on 10/06/2021

this app was great at tracking my kid at daycare which is critical for both parents and daycare...

this app was great at tracking my kid at daycare which is critical for both parents and daycare employees

Pros

This software was helpful in keeping up with my little boy at daycare; they used the app and had the parents download and use the app too. I was able to see pictures of our kid throughout the day, see what meals he was eating, when he was last changed, activities that he was participating in, etc.

Cons

the app was overall pretty good, not sure there are many cons. I was only a user, so I did not know what the app cost to roll out as an expense to the daycare.

Danielle B.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support Software
  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Great preface, rough interface

Reviewed on 28/08/2019

It started out a little odd but once we got it up and running we were happy until we started seeing...

It started out a little odd but once we got it up and running we were happy until we started seeing all the weird quirks. You can’t put in a student our parents address we put them in notes which was odd, the billing aspect is awful you can’t connect families, it started out a little odd but once we got it up and running we were happy until we started seeing all the weird quirks. You can’t put in a student our parents address we put them in notes which was odd, the billing aspect is awful you can’t connect families, no immunization record keeping. It’s fit for businesses that do not have to keep specific record keeping for tax purposes .

Pros

Looks great, easy for parents to use, checking in and out is easy. Easy to create tuition plans.

Cons

All the behind the scenes billing is awful. Nothing makes sense for bookkeeping purposes.

Nicole W.
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  • Industry: Insurance Software
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

himama review

Reviewed on 23/03/2021

himama has allowed for me to stay connected to my child at daycare while i’m at work. it’s great to...

himama has allowed for me to stay connected to my child at daycare while i’m at work. it’s great to be able to see videos/pictures and as well get updates on other pertinent information.

Pros

pros include being able to connect parents/guardians with their children throughout the day. also like how it is easy to navigate the app.

Cons

app does experience glitches from time to time. also do not like that you can’t save videos to your phone

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HiMama offers the following pricing plans:

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  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

HiMama has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

HiMama supports the following languages:

English

HiMama supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

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HiMama offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, Chat

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