These Apps for Parents Will Make Your Life Easier
There really is an app for everything. From taking your Minis’ temperatures and storing their health history to white noise to help your baby sleep, these apps for parents will actually make your life much easier.
Kinsa Smart Thermometer and Health Tracker
This health app is meant to be paired with its smart thermometer that plugs right into your phone’s headphone jack. The app reads your child’s temperature and stores their history, including past temperatures taken at specific times and dates. This is our go-to when someone’s under the weather and helps you figure out what to do next! Smart Thermometer, $24.99; Free app; Download on iTunes
Another Mini favorite, Glow acts as an ovulation and period tracker if you’re trying to conceive and their sister app, Glow Nurture helps you track your pregnancy. It’s easy to use and stores your information by month so it’s always handy to look back upon. Free; Download on iTunes
Parental controls, that’s what we’re talking about. This app allows you to manage your kids’ screen time by limiting use during certain hours, like bedtime or after school so they can study. FamilyTime also lets you block certain apps and instantly lock your child’s phone with one tap so you can have their attention! And let’s not forget easy location tracking— you’ll now know your child’s whereabouts at all times! Free; Download on iTunes
Ever wished you could just hire someone to do your chores and errands so you can focus on what you really love? Well, there’s an app for that— and it’s called Taskrabbit. You can outsource your grocery shopping, cleaning, moving, painting, putting together furniture, you name it. Free; Download on iTunes
Groceries delivered to your door, within one hour. Yes, you read that correctly. It’s a bit more expensive than actually going to the store, but when you’re a busy parent, this can be a real life saver. Free; Download on iTunes
Owlet Baby Care
This one is a game-changer and provides peace of mind like you’ve never experienced before. The Owlet Smart Sock is a monitor worn by baby when sleeping that alerts its paired app if they stop breathing or their heart rate becomes irregular. Monitor, $249.99; Free app; Download on iTunes
An app that lets you know just how good—or bad—the ingredients are in your personal care and beauty products. You simply scan the barcode and the app will give you easy-to-read information on the product, its ingredients and cleaner options. Free; Download on iTunes
Sometimes white noise is all baby needs to get some shut eye and this app makes it all happen. Noisli can also prove useful as baby’s new favorite lullaby. Free; Download on iTunes
You will never lose your car keys, wallet, your dog or anything else ever again. Tile is a tiny Bluetooth tracker that helps find your lost stuff in seconds and keep track of it all in the easy-to-use app. Tile, $25; Free app; Download on iTunes
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