Top Apps for Busy Moms

 

There is no denying that all moms are busy. Between work, making dinner, taking care of the kids, and trying to take some time for ourselves, time in itself is precious. Thankfully technology is booming and there are so many ways that it can help us. From keeping to-do lists to keeping track of finances, and even keeping important information about our children, there’s an app that will help. Here are our picks:

 

thumbtack

Thumbtack

We know you have a lot on your plate. And that’s why there’s Thumbtack. The app helps you accomplish the personal projects that are central to your life. From painting your home to planning a party, Thumbtack is there to help you hire the right professional for your projects. Thumbtack is available nationwide for more than 1000 project categories.

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

classpass

Classpass

If you love to workout, ClassPass is for you. Take classes at many of the great studios in your city without having to register for a membership at the studios. 

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

uber

Uber

In need of a ride? Simply pull up the Uber so and request a car. Payment and tip goes through the app, so no need to pull out your wallet. And Uber has partnered with the Car Seat Lady and you can now request for a car seat in the car. 

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

thumbtack

Thumbtack

We know you have a lot on your plate. And that’s why there’s Thumbtack. The app helps you accomplish the personal projects that are central to your life. From painting your home to planning a party, Thumbtack is there to help you hire the right professional for your projects. Thumbtack is available nationwide for more than 1000 project categories.

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

Starbucks

Starbucks

Every mom knows that coffee is essential to get through your day. With the Starbucks app, you can order and pay straight from the app. Running late for school pickup? Skip the line and order from the app so that your drink is ready and paid for when you get there.  

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Venmo 

Pay family, friends, and even your babysitter with this app. You can easliy pay them with a phone number or email, whether or not they have Venmo. You’ll never have to stop by the bank for cash to pay the babysitter ever again.

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

pictapgo

We know how many photos you have on your phone. Take them to re next level with this app. It lets you edit and add filters to your app and can transform any photo within seconds. 

Download it here for FREE

 

Voxer

voxer

Voxer is a free app that combines the best of voice, text, photo, and video messages with walkie talkies in one messaging app. Easily and instantly communicate with friends, family or teams at work live, or listen to saved messages later at your convenience. You can also share text, photos, video, and your location alongside voice messages.

Download it here for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

instacart

instacart

Sometimes you don’t have time for the grocery store. Or the idea of going to the grocery store with all kids sounds like torture.  We get it. Order from stores like Whole Foods Market, Costco, Target and Petco. Get your groceries delivered when you want them, in as little as 1 hour.

Download it here for FREE

Download it here for Android for FREE

 

Mint Personal Finance

Keep track of all of your finances all in one place. Mint.com can budget, tell you exactly where you are spending, and where you can save. It does all of the financial work for you so you don’t have it. It lets you add all of your bank account information,credit card information, loans, and even retirement accounts in a safe a secure place.

Download it here for FREE

 

Cozi Family Organizer

If you’re having trouble keeping track of who has what and during what day and time, Cozi will help you manage it all! It has a color coded calendar that the entire family can contribute to, a shopping list that allows for everyone to add their items that they need, create a to-do list for yourself or any member of the family, and even a family journal to write notes to one another while on the go. Keep your family organized with this amazing app!

Download it here for FREE

 
 

Amazon

If you don’t have time to run to the store to get something that you need, just buy it on Amazon. Read through reviews, search through tons of items, and even buy it through the app so it can land right on your doorstep! It’s that easy.

Download it here for FREE

Foodily

Wondering what to cook for dinner tonight? Have thousands of recipes right at your fingertips. Search for recipes by ingredient, share recipes with family and friends, and if you are really proud of your mealtime creation, you can post photos on the app to share with everyone!

Download it here for FREE

Grocery IQ

For many parents, going to the grocery store alone may feel like a vacation, but if you have all of the kids with you, you want to get in and get out as quickly as possible. Grocery IQ can help you on your grocery store adventures. Build your grocery list and organize it by aisles, and even search for coupons on your favorite products. Want someone else to do the shopping for you? You can share your list with others!

Download it here for FREE

Evernote

Need somewhere to scribble notes for yourself so that you don’t forget? Evernote allows you to create notes and sync them across all of your devices. We love that you can record a note for yourself using the audio feature.

Download it here for FREE

priv

priv

Have somewhere to go but no time to get ready yourself? Have the Glamsquad do the work for you. They have professional stylists that can do your hair and makeup in the comfort of your own home. The best part, you can pay with your credit card through the app. No need to stop by the bank to grab cash.

PRIV is a mobile and web platform that delivers vetted beauty and wellness professionals to your location. Choose your professional based on your availability and view their bios, portfolios and user ratings. Downloading the app is free and all prices include tip. We are currently only available in New York, Los Angeles, Austin and London. We hope to come to your city soon!

Download it here on iPhone for FREE

Download it here on Android for FREE

trekaroo

trekaroo

Trekaroo is the fun way to get the inside scoop on everyday travel with kids. Discover kid-friendly awesomeness near and far. Explore the most interesting activities, hotels, and restaurants with your family. Create a customized guide for your trip, book your hotel, and go. Powered by the trekaroo family travel community of parents. Trekaroo – kids. trips. tips.

Download it here for iPhone for FREE

Baby Bundle

This is an all-in-one parenting app that lets you keep track of everything related to your child. Created by a peditrician, this app allows you to track all of your newborns activities, while also recording key measurements on a growth chart. Sync your child’s next doctor appointment and find out exactly what to expect at the appointment. There’s even a place to write down questions you have for your pediatrician on your next visit.

Download it here for FREE

CareZone

This app is a great way to keep all of your child’s important information in one place. Store important medical information, emergency contacts, and even journal notes about your child. You can manage who sees the information, so if you have a babysitter, no need to write down all of the information.

Download it here for FREE

Artkive

Don’t spend anymore time wondering what you are going to do with all of your children’s art you have saved. With Artkive you can digitally store all of their artwork and then turn it into a hardcover book to cherish forever!

Download it here for iPhone $4.99

Download it here for Android for $4.99

Postmates

Need to do some shopping and just don’t have time to run to the store to get it? Want to eat a dish from your favorite restaurant in the comfort of your own own but don’t want to pick it up? Postmates is an app that lets you order from restaurants, stores, and grocery stores and they will have someone deliver it for you! It’s not available in all cities, but it expanding rapidly.

Download it here for FREE

Red Stamp

There is no denying that getting a personalized card in the mail can brighten your day. But some of us don’t have the time to run to the store to grab one. Red Stamp allows you to pick out a card for any occasion, lets you personalize it, and then it will print it out for you and send it to the recipient! A fast and easy way to send greetings to friends and family.

Download it here for FREE

UrbanSitter

Finding a babysitter has never been so easy. Browse through babysitters in your area, view profiles, and even see who your friends and community members recommend.

Download it here for FREE

Maven Clinic

A health and wellness clinic designed exclusively for women is now at your fingertips.

Instantly book a video appointment with an OB/GYN, pediatrician, nurse practitioner, mental health provider, physical therapist, nutritionist, lactation consultant, or doula.

Maven is healthcare that fits around your life. Appointments start at just $18 and you can even get a prescription. 

Download it here for FREE

Pager

Pager offers high-quality, personal health care via doctor house calls, with just a tap of your phone. Be ready the next time you or your family needs care.

Download it here for FREE

Kinsa

Effortlessly track your entire family’s temperature, symptoms and meds with a few simple taps. Next time you’re at the doctor’s office, show them exactly when and how your symptoms began, just by pulling out your phone. The app also enables temp taking when used with a Kinsa Smart Thermometer – a smartphone-connected thermometer available at www.kinsahealth.com. Kinsa’s engaging screens calm children and make temperature taking easier and more fun. The Smart Thermometer meets ASTM standards for professional accuracy and takes fast, 10-second readings.

Download it here for FREE

 

Moms Pump Here

Moms Pump Here is the 1st online GPS tool helping nursing moms find, rate and share nursing room locations to breastfeed and breast pump!

Now moms on the go can access and find places to breastfeed or breast pump their baby anywhere in the United States, Canada, and US International Territories just by downloading the MomsPumpHere app and simply searching our nursing room locations.

 

Download it here for FREE

 

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