Parenting? We have an app for that!

(DEADWOOD, OR December 15, 2009) -- Leading parenting experts have entered the App-age with new offering for iPhone and iPod Touch from Wyatt-MacKenzie.

PARENTING THE FUTURE: Tips for Raising the Next Generation is available now in the iTunes App Store ( and it's free until February 15, 2010.

Tap into the collective wisdom of over 30 parenting experts in this insightful app, filled with fresh inspiration and practical advice for raising conscientious, connected, and successful kids.

Dealing with a toddler tantrum? Struggling with teen angst? Or maybe you've got a few quiet moments to focus on empowering yourself as a parent. Wyatt-MacKenzie has gathered the best of the best: well-known authors, leading parenting coaches, and world-renowned luminaries in parenting education.

The app, programmed by TapStacks (, is comprised of 60 digital cards. Rotating your device allows you to spin through a fan of cards for fast access to any tip. Shake the device and the cards scatter to reveal the experts just a click away - reach their website, blog, podcast, twitter or email with one tap, or purchase their books quickly and easily. Visit to watch a video of the app in action.

Expert Tip Highlights

Vanessa Van Petten of, most recently seen on Housewives of Orange County as a Youthologist, gives the teens' perspective with "Reason Your No."

Michael Mendizza, founder of Touch the Future ( and co-author with Joseph Chilton Pearce of MAGICAL PARENTING ~ MAGICAL CHILD contributed "Are You Growing As Fast As Your Child?" "Never Feel Embarrassed" and "The Intelligence of Play."

Lu Hanessian, former Discovery Channel host of Make Room for Baby and author of LET THE BABY DRIVE ( gives powerful pointers in "Authentic Apology," on "Taking Things Personally" and "Missed Behavior."

Elizabeth Pantley, author of THE NO-CRY DISCIPLINE SOLUTION shares "How to Stop Tantrums" and Scott Noelle ( lifts us up with "Yes-Energy," "It's All About Power - Inner Power" and "Worry Less, Love More."

Lawrence J. Cohen, author of PLAYFUL PARENTING ( gives us the "Ten Principles of Playful Parenting" plus tips to "Re-Energize Yourself" and the secret to "No More Dirty Looks."

Dr. Caron Goode, author of RAISING INTUITIVE CHILDREN, and her parent coaching team from around the world at ACPI ( pass on many great tips including "For the Child with Intuitive Intelligence" and "Nurture Healthy Ambience."

About the Publisher
Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc. in Deadwood, Oregon is an award-winning indie press. Founder, designer, and mom to Wyatt and MacKenzie, Nancy Cleary has been providing an unparalleled author experience since 1998.