The Screen Time Solution for Busy Parents

Are you tired of screen time tantrums? Do you feel guilty that your kids spend too much time online? Meet Carrots&Cake, the first parental control learning app. Your kids will build healthy habits and develop balance while they learn first and play later.

The Screen Time Solution for Busy Parents

Are you tired of screen time tantrums? Do you feel guilty that your kids spend too much time online? Meet Carrots&Cake, the first parental control learning app. Your kids will build healthy habits and develop balance while they learn first and play later.

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"Carrots&Cake gets kids to take agency and [learn to] self regulate."
—Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD
Child Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist

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awards (3)

"Carrots&Cake gets kids to take agency and [learn to] self regulate."
—Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD
Child Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist

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"Carrots&Cake creates a compromise between parents having full control of their child’s device and kids having full control. Kids have agency, but parents decide which apps kids use."

Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD
Child Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist Featured: NY Times, TIME Magazine, ABC

gwenyth jackaway

"I applaud C&C for providing parents with a science-backed approach to helping children develop healthy screen habits. I wish something like this existed when my son was little!"

Gwenyth Jackaway, Ph.D
Media Expert

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"Grounded in research, C&C brings actionable solutions to parents who want their kids to have online balance. Super valuable to educators striving to keep tech healthy."

Sameer Sampat
Global School Leaders, Co-founder

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Does this sound familiar?

✔️  I want to hand over a device worry-free

✔️ I'm tired of negotiating when it's time to turn off screens.

✔️ I don’t want my kids mindlessly watching YouTube for hours 

✔️ My kids are agitated every time they come off their tablets

Then you need Carrots&Cake!

Learn First

Carrots

Play Later

Cake
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To unlock their favorite entertainment apps, your kids must first complete their educational apps chosen by you!

Learn First

Carrots

Play Later

Cake
Carrots&Cake applies the oldest parenting technique to screen time:

“Do your homework before you play.” In other words, 
“Eat your Carrots before your Cake.”

Our app is built by parents, backed by science, and developed with doctors, teachers, and technologists.

Carrots&Cake applies the oldest parenting technique to screen time:

“Do your homework before you play.” In other words,
“Eat your Carrots before your Cake.”

Our app is built by parents, backed by science, and developed with doctors, teachers, and technologists.

Backed By Science

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Behavioral Neuroscience 

Carrots&Cake promotes healthy screen use by reducing the firing of the brain’s ,reward pathway. This helps kids stay in control on screens. Find out more here
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Behavioral Psychology

Introducing Carrots results in delayed gratification which builds resilience & grit. We use motivational interviewing & help kids improve their behavior and intrinsic motivation.
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Cognitive Science

Kids focus on learning without distractions. Through micro-learning kids compound with small but consistent daily effort. This helps them to develophealthy study habits. Find out more
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How it works?

Use apps you already own. Set up takes minutes. You won’t need to touch Carrots&Cake again.
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Connect your Carrot apps

Link your existing educational apps
(e.g. Khan Academy Kids, DuoLingo, etc.) to Carrots&Cake. We can recommend apps to get you started!

Set your daily Cake time

Cake is reward time kids unlock by completing their Carrots. Set the amount of time appropriate for your child. You can even tailor it for different days of the week.

Complete Carrots to unlock Cake

The Carrots&Cake app helps support childhood learning through the concepts of micro-learning, compounding, and interactivity.

Benefits

PARENTS
KIDS

Hand over devices to your kids guilt-free

You can Keep your kids busy while you get some quiet time. Relax knowing your kids are learning on their devices.

Enjoy less tantrums, more connection

Your kids get autonomy during Cake time. When the time is up they are eased off their device through alerts and time extension rewards. This allows for more family time and connection

Protect your kids from tech overuse

You'll feel protected knowing Carrots&Cake promotes access to technology in a safe environment that promotes  digital citizenship

Develop healthy screen time habits

You can reduce the potential for addictive behavior by decreasing the dopamine associated with playing games.

Boost learning in a fun, interactive way

Your children will micro-learn educational content, which allows their learning to compound exponentially over time.

Develop long-lasting grit & resilience

Carrots&CakeYour kids will learn to appreciate delayed gratification while developing grit and self-reliance.
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Our approach

You can take back control of your family life.

Get your first 6-months free access to Carrots&Cake (no credit card required)

Download the Carrots&Cake app!

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