As a mom you wear many hats. You are a parent, teacher, chauffeur, cook, doctor, and the list goes on and on. It’s hard to keep all those balls you are juggling in the air. Fortunately we live in a world where technology can help us. These are some must have apps that every mom needs to help keep her home and family running smoothly.
It’s easier than ever to get organized with Cozi. With this app you can set everyone’s schedules in one place and have reminders sent via text message. The calendar is color coded, and you can add to-do lists and shopping lists that everyone can access.
The Total Baby App allows you to keep track of practically everything your baby does. You can log diapers, feedings, and sleep schedules. You can also keep track of doctor visits and medication. A favorite feature of users of this app is the ability to log milestones. You can even add a picture to each entry to remember those important events. Once you begin logging in data, the app will create graphs and charts for you to see trends or habits.
Illness takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to your children. You want to know what is ailing them and how to make them feel better immediately. With the WebMD app, you can enter your list of symptoms or injury and receive treatment information. It also gives you first-aid care right at your fingertips.
When you become a mom your life is turned upside down. Think of Evernote as a way to gain back some of that organization. This app acts like a home binder would. You can add notebooks in it for meal planning, budget, school information, emergency information, and pretty much anything else you would want in it. It’s great to have all of your information in one place, and to have it on you at all times.
Life Period Tracker
It’s never fun to get your monthly visitor, but it’s even worse when you forget her arrival date. The Life app is a simple way to track your period. You can schedule a reminder to pop up a couple days before it is due, ensuring that no surprises await you. It’s also a great app to use to predict your fertile days, and record your moods or symptoms. If you upgrade to the premium version, you can track more information such weight, sleep, sex, medication, and much more.
This amazing app allows you to keep all of your loyalty, membership, and library cards in one place. You never have to worry about remembering to have your card with you, and it takes a load off of your actual key ring.
Cleaning is a never ending chore that many people dread. However, it isn’t so bad if you do it regularly. Home Routines is an app that separates your home into zones, and then creates regular cleaning routines to keep each zone in order. It includes a simple to-do list that helps keep you focused on the task at hand. If you think of something you need to do, just quickly enter it in, and finish what you were working on. The reminder will be there when you are done. There is also a 15-minute timer that you can tap and focus on 15 minutes of zones, tasks, or just a quick pick up of the main living areas. The best part of the app is the accomplishments list. It shows everything you have marked completed for the day, making you feel very productive.
Child Page is an app that was designed for moms by moms. It allows moms to take photos of their children and frame them in fun designs. You can also track developmental milestones, and add cute stories to share with your loved ones. It is basically a digital scrapbook of your child that you can keep private or share with whomever you wish.
All Recipes Dinner Spinner
How many times have you stood in front of your pantry wondering what you can throw together for dinner? The Allrecipes Dinner spinner app gives you access to amazing recipes, photos, and reviews from Allrecipes. When you are at a loss for what to make, just add the ingredients you have on hand and let the app find the perfect t meal to cook.
Safety is a huge concern when your children start surfing the net or joining social networking sites. The Mama Bear app uses a GPS tracker on your iPhones to see where your child is at any time. You can set it up so the app alerts you when your child reaches their destination. You can also be alerted if your child is in a speeding car, monitor their social media accounts, and have emergency shortcuts on their phone: Come Get Me,” “Call For Help,” and “Call Mama.”