If there is one thing that every parent needs, it’s a helping hand. We’ve put together a list of what we think are the best parenting apps to help you keep on top of everything. In our top picks, find great ways to keep organised, easily find activities and how to encourage your kids to do chores!
Keeping your little ones entertained is not just good for them, it also gives you a chance for a well-earned break. Hoop allows you to find out what events and groups are available in your area so you can help your kids get the most out of every week.
Designed for children ages 0-11 find drop-in baby and toddler groups, messy play sessions, soft play, and story times all in your local area. Listing over 60,000 different kids activities each month, this app is sure to help you find something to keep your little angels out of trouble.
One of the most comprehensive baby tracking services available, this app is a great choice to help you keep on top of everything that is happening with your new-born.
This app can not only record feedings, naps, and diaper changes, but also gives you notifications, and it charts your data in easy to understand ways so you can see your baby’s trends. Not only this but it also allows for you to track your little one’s mood and activities as well as the important stuff like medicines and vaccines.
Getting your kids to do their chores is no easy feat, but ChoreMonster can help motivate them to do them all by themselves. Designed for 4-12 year-olds this app lets your children earn points by doing chores and allows them to save up their points to spend on custom rewards such as a trip to their favourite ice-cream place or a sleepover.
Older children can even log in to their own version of the app which allows them to track the chores that they’ve done all by themselves – after you’ve checked that it has actually be done of course!
Best of Parenting
The Best of Parenting app is a great one for any parent as it provides helpful tips and expert advice on a huge range of parenting topics. It features step by step solutions to over 100 common parenting challenges as well as weekly tips and how-to guides for developing your own strengths as a parent.
With over 500 tips and ideas to help you in your day-to-day parenting and advice on how to meet your child’s needs so they live up to their potential, this app is another great choice for all parents.
Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame
This app is a fantastic resource to help teach your little ones how to calm themselves down and how to focus on what they’re doing. This is a great research-based app that can really help your child in their emotional development.
Developed for children ages 2-5 this app lets them help the main character take deep breaths, think of plans, and then try them out. It also features a great “Breathe with the Monster” feature to help children practice taking deep breaths to calm down and give them the skills they need to develop self-control.
Cozi is a fantastic (and free) family organiser that helps you to keep on top of what everyone in the family is doing. It features a simple colour-coded calendar, allows for reminders to set, allows for automated daily or weekly agenda emails, and much more.
The best thing about this app is how versatile it is. It features shopping lists and to-do lists, and even a recipe box that lets you add ingredients quickly to your shopping lists. A 3-time Mom’s Choice Award Winner this app is definitely one that will help you navigate busy family life.