Moms are busy people, no doubt. Work, transporting children, clean, manage finances and sometimes, if they are lucky, try to find a little time for them. This is why more and more mothers are turning to smartphone apps, iPhone and iPad to help organize schedules, simplify life and even provide a bit of entertainment, both for themselves and for their children.
Keep track of meals, naps, moods and moments of a newborn may be too much for a new mother, but Baby Connect application provides some help, allowing you to record every movement of your baby in one safe place. Best of all is you can add authorized users, as nannies, to make sure that everyone is in tune. The freelance journalist, mother and hostess Carlene Davis used Baby Connect when his son was a newborn. “It helped to have registered their food, how long eat, etcetera. Lived following him!” He said.
No matter how busy you are, you need time to eat. Even more important is to have time to feed your family with a delicious and nutritious meal.Spinning Meals Smart Meal Planner helps you to put food on the table each. With this planning tool, you can budget for groceries, plan meals around seasonal food or according to how long you have to prepare the food. “Spinning Meals meal planning makes it fun and can help you make your dinner routine,” says Heather Leister, mother and founder of the blog The iPhone Mom.“Using the recipes in this application as well as your personal recipes you spin a wheel for random dishes for a specific number of days. The application creates a grocery list and you can customize the amount of time you want to take cooking”.
Whether pregnancy weight or that bikini season approaches, we all need a little help to try to lose a few pounds. The app Lose It! is perfect for setting calorie goals, set meal plans and keep track of the results. Dana Wilkey, mom and star of the television series Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”, is a fan of Lose It! “I love this application allows you to set goals and time to reach that goal!, Says.” I think the idea of covering a calorie budget is fun and makes you feel like you’re accomplishing something, especially if you include exercise “.
Women’s Health Workouts
Staying on track with an exercise regimen is good for the mind and body. Whether you have a little time to work at home or go to a gym you achieve, the Women’s Health Workout app will help you sculpt your body to keep sexy, lean and toned.With many exercises specially designed to work the problem areas for women, registrations and online expert support, this application will make you look and feel better than ever.
When you are running through the office, practices ballet and the grocery store, turn SigAlert.com application. It will help you avoid traffic speed streets giving real-time traffic reports every hour.“This application is ideal for working moms who need to take highways,” says Linda Bassett Doors, mother, director of academic support and adjunct assistant professor of Gould Law School of the University of Southern California. “SigAlert has saved me several times when I go speeding home to pick up my son after work or when I’m late to the office.”
Although Google Maps is certainly useful, Mom Maps application is even better for women with children. Help moms to find parks, restaurants and children’s play areas. Use it to find the ideal place for a playdate fun in your neighborhood or museums or attractions for children during your travels. You can read reviews from other mothers, share your thoughts and read tips parent bloggers and family travel experts.
Scramble With Friends
Games are not just for kids, they are also the perfect way to keep in touch with friends when you have no time to sit and have a coffee. “This is my favorite app when I have some extra minutes here and there,” says Leister. “I tried Words With Friends and Hanging With friends, but Scramble is by far my favorite of the series. Shifts I like fast and the ability to score those points! Scramble is friendly enough that even my children can play” .
Lucky at Your Service
Do not have time to go to the mall? No problem.With the application Lucky at Your Service, you can still indulge your buying habits. Perfect to keep up with trends, browse publishers elections, finding the perfect black dress at a store nearby, great savings and share your best finds with your friends. After all, every mom deserves to look spectacular.
Mint.com Personal Finance
Finance: Yuck. To ease the stress of balancing budgets and paying bills and monitor your expenses to better manage your money, use Mint.com Personal Finance app. It’s the perfect way to simplify your finances so you can spend more time doing something nice. “Mint is great” says Sarah Pollack, mother and founder of SimplyStylist.com. “It’s a great way to remember to pay the bills and it really helps to budget.”
The applications are a great way of keeping the kids entertained. And if you can give them a push towards the top in school, why not? “My children love to use LetterSchool to learn to write letters,” says Leister. “The children trace the letters on the screen in different ways. Observe as flowers sprout them into caterpillars, fire rockets and more. The application is completely addictive, as educational as it is entertaining. Even my pre-teen is captivated it “.
When your baby gets excited, the Baby Shusher may be the solution. “Luckily, I have not used it yet, but my friend swears by Baby Shusher” says Davis.“Basically you put your iPhone or iPad in the crib or stroller and application soothe the child until he falls asleep.”
While taking pictures of the special moments of your child uses Instagram to share pictures with family and friends. You can even make them even more special by adding filters and frames. Save them on your phone or print them to create the perfect refrigerator collage. “I love Instagram,” says Pollack. “It makes every photo will approve both parents and children.”