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.

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

S M L

Markets

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

English

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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
  • Authentication
  • 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
  • Document Storage
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Distribution
  • Email Management
  • Email Tracking
  • Employee Management
  • Event Calendar
  • Immunisation & Allergy Tracking
  • Incident Management
  • Invoice Management
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Learning Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Live Chat
  • 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
  • Planning Tools
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Records Management
  • 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
(3 022)
Value for Money
4,6/5
Features
4,4/5
Ease of Use
4,6/5
Customer Support
4,6/5

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Casey ann Z.
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  • Industry: Higher Education
  • 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 2019/12/19

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.

Heather S.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Saves me time and money

Reviewed on 2019/08/25

Overall I feel that this is one of the best things that I have done for my business. Attendance...

Overall I feel that this is one of the best things that I have done for my business. Attendance reports are easy to view and print off, I can easily access and share menus, calendars, messages, and alerts. I can't imagine ever going back to the way that I used to do things.

Pros

I absolutely love this program. I went from taking hours filling out reports to just minutes. It has greatly increased the communication between myself and the parents of children in care. I also feel that it looks much more professional than hastily scribbled notes passed on to parents at the end of the day.

Cons

Price was a big obstacle for me. Having to pay in advance rather than monthly meant I had to rearrange finances to make things work and I know that this is a major issue when I reccomend this program to others.

Nicole W.
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  • Industry: Insurance
  • 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 2021/03/23

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

Danielle B.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Great preface, rough interface

Reviewed on 2019/08/28

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.

Michelle A.
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

HiMama Keeps Mama's Happy

Reviewed on 2021/03/23

I like that I can communicate with their caregivers whenever I may need to and the quick response...

I like that I can communicate with their caregivers whenever I may need to and the quick response time I have received upon doing so. In a world where safety and health are top priorities these days, HiMama allows you to have that peace of mind necessary.

Pros

HiMama keeps first-time or worried parents updated on the status of their child while they are in daycare. You can see what they are doing, eating, how long they slept, and even get pictures to brighten up your day. I love being able to track what my child is doing while I am working, without having to worry about whether or not he is happy or being taken care of properly.

Cons

Sometimes I would like to save the pictures that have been sent to me of my child but that is not possible through the App and I have had to request by email a copy of that photograph. Maybe you guys could update this feature in the future?

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HiMama offers the following pricing plans:

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  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

No hidden fees or costs. Everything is free for parents. Money-back guarantee.

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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)

We do not have any information about what integrations HiMama has

HiMama offers the following support options:

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

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