Top 10 Most Useful Parenting Apps 

 

For 21st century parents, there really is an app for almost anything. Need to know where your child is? Just press a button! Didn’t have time to shop for dinner? Get a meal kit delivered in minutes! It makes you wonder how your mom and dad got things done in the Dark Ages, right?

 

Here are our top picks for the ten best apps that will help your household run smoother, from managing screen time to reclaiming some of your mental sanity:

 

Picniic Family Organizer

This app is a one-stop shop for all your family organizational needs. Picniic offers everything from shared calendars and to-do lists, to meal planning and geo-locators for family members.

 

Child Medical History

Have trouble remembering information from doctors’ appointments? This app allows you to keep all your child’s medical history organized, including growth, weight, next appointments and vaccinations.

 

InstaBuggy

Avoid the hassle of lugging your kids to the grocery store! This app allows shoppers to select groceries for delivery (saving Canadian parents plenty of valuable time and energy).

 

Artkive

If you don’t have the heart to throw away your child’s artwork, this app allows you to upload your favorite pieces and print them into photo books periodically to save space. Voila!

 

Curbi

Screen time can easily get out of hand without careful management. Control your child’s screen time with this app by setting limits on how much time a child can use a device or the hours during which they can use it.

 

Potty Training (Learning with the Animals)

Potty training is always something parents dread, but—luckily—apps can make the process easier. With this app, your child can watch and encourage animals to learn the “gotta go” signs.

 

Unroll Me

Too many emails in your inbox and not enough time to read them all? This app helps you clear your inbox clutter by rolling the emails you still want to get into a daily or weekly newsletter (and then unsubscribing from the rest).

 

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Sometimes you (and your child) need a breather. This app is intended for parents and caregivers to use with young children (ages 2-5) to help teach problem-solving, self-control, planning and task persistence skills.

 

The Homework App

Having trouble keeping track of all the homework that needs to get done? This app lets you list all upcoming projects with subtasks and reminders, so you’ll never forget another due date.

 

TalkSpace

Parenting can be stressful, so don’t forget some self-care! This app connects you to licensed therapists who can (conveniently) help you through the emotional side of parenting.

 

Using Gogabo is the best way to keep your child’s activities organized in one place, saving you time and stress! Schedule and purchase multiple activities for different kids from multiple vendors in a single, secure online transaction. Give Gogabo a try today!

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