Ingenious App 'Ignore No More' Gets Kids To Return Your Phone Calls


For any parent who has teens, you know how difficult it can be to get them to return your calls at times. As the frustration and fear mounts, you get more and more agitated wondering what the heck is going on. Are they hurt? Has something happened to them? Unfortunately, the most likely scenario is they're just ignoring you. Well, no more, because a Houston mom has created an app called Ignore No More that can curb that bad behavior.

What is Ignore No More? It's a way of remotely shutting down your child's phone from any location with a simple tap or click of your phone. Once their phone is shut down, they can only dial a list of preset numbers that you've programmed in for them to access — besides 911, of course. If kids want to be able to use their phone for calls, texts, Internet or even games, they've got to call you to get a password to reactivate the device.

Sharon Standifird is the genius behind the app, and she created it because she was experiencing problems getting her own son to respond to her text messages and calls. Kids don't understand the terror that strikes deep in your heart when you can't get a hold of them. While they're probably not trying to freak you out on purpose, the waves of panic are still the same. Standifird, a school teacher turned entrepreneur, recognized this and decided to do something about it.

The low-cost app is easy to install and can be up and running in under 10 minutes. One download creates an account that controls multiple "child" devices from multiple "parent" devices. You also don't have to worry about the Ignore No More app interfering with the ability of your child to dial first responders in case of an emergency. The best part about it is it's virtually impossible for your kids to disable the app or remove it from their phones.

If you're interested, you can purchase the Ignore No More app through Amazon for both Android devices and iPhones. A full iOS supported version is slated for release sometime in March of 2015. Don't be ignored anymore. 

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