Balancing a personal life and work commitments has a lot of different challenges, especially when trying to run a successful career. Plus, if you’re a working mom, things can get even crazier.
Addressing your family personal needs, especially when your kid is still a baby, while also trying to fulfill your work duties can lead to a hectic lifestyle where you’re always rushing to finish something without having enough time to enjoy precious moments with your loved ones.
Having a successful career while attending your kid’s needs shouldn’t be that hard, right? Well, the good thing is that there are certain apps that can help you make your life easier and much more fun. We’ve decided to go a step further and suggest some concrete app names that will save your day.
1. Mom Maps
— Mom Maps (@ParentMaps) August 3, 2012
If you’re a busy mom, you’ll appreciate what Mom Maps can do for you. Based on your GPS location, the app can display local parks, indoor playrooms or any other children-friendly places where you could take your kids. If you have an Android phone or an iPhone, you can download the Mom Maps app for free.
— Mint (@mint) January 28, 2019
In case you are looking for a handy app that will allow you to manage all of your personal finances, savings, and all your accounts, Mint may be the right app for you. It is completely free and you can use it on your Android or iPhone.
Want to ‘pin’ a note to the top of your note list?
— Evernote (@evernote) January 4, 2019
If you’re looking for an easy to use, yet powerful notes taking app, then Evernote is the one for you! No matter what kind of phone you have, you can use Evernote as your modern workspace to organize your to-do lists, grocery lists, photos and documents, or any other sort of note. The system will sync your data in the cloud making everything available across all the different devices you might be using during the day. In other words, you can write important notes while being on a bus or grocery shopping and then check them on your computer when you reach your office or home.
4. Our Groceries
Good idea! You can use OurGroceries for all sorts of shared lists, like wines you like, who likes what on their burrito, questions to ask the pediatrician, and stuff to take camping. Anything you want to track and share with your family! https://t.co/zRgkAr4QoY
— OurGroceries (@ourgroceries) February 26, 2019
This awesome app helps you keep track of all your grocery list. Since it’s a cloud-based app, all the changes you make on the go will be synced with all the other devices you might be using.
No more sticky notes and scraps of paper, no more return trips to the grocery store. Learn how Cozi's shared shopping list works – named a Best Grocery List App of 2018! https://t.co/bf2bZ7TnGC
— Cozi (@CoziFamily) January 24, 2018
Cozi Family Organizer is another very popular free phone app that you can use on your iPhone or Android phone. It allows you to stay on track when it comes to your family calendar, grocery lists, recipe lists or your to-dos. You can easily manage almost all of your household chores with this cool app that will save you a lot of time.
— ShopSavvy (@shopsavvy) September 4, 2018
If you want to find the stores with the best prices for the products you need, you no longer need to “shop around”. Just install ShopSavvy for free, and use it to scan bar codes on the go, which will automatically search online, and brick-and-mortar, stores for a specific product. This particular app will always find you the best deal, and save you a lot of time because you will be directed straight to the best place with the most affordable price.
— WebMD (@WebMD) March 12, 2019
With WebMD, you can easily access a comprehensive database of possible health issues by entering your symptoms and make a decision whether or not an immediate hospital visit is required. This particular app can definitely come in handy as an additional measure ensuring you’re on top of everything. It can’t hurt to have a pocket MD for occasional consulting!
Of course, this list of useful smartphone apps for busy moms is just a start to what’s available on the app marketplace. With the ones mentioned in this article, you can organize your shopping, keep track of your finances, organize your tasks and, eventually, save your sanity. Now tell us, what’s your favorite app that’s your saving grace?
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