Apps for Moms: Back-to-School Apps
School's back in full swing but it's not too late to take advantage of the back-to-school momentum! Manage your time and keep your busy life in order with these school-year apps that'll help you figure out how to coordinate carpools AND get dinner on the table.
iHomework ($1.99; iPhone/iPad)
Tired of nagging your kid to do his homework? Now iHomework can do it for you (sort of). The handy app will help your kid keep up-to-date with his school assignments, grades, to-do list, teacher information and the rest of his busy schedule. Just about only thing it can't do is help him do his homework.
- The Snack App (Free; iPhone/iPad)
When you're sick of being the mom who brings orange wedges to the soccer game, the Snack App can help you pick a more creative alternative. It even offers tips to help you make healthier snack choices for you and the kids!
- Big Oven (Free; iPhone/iPad, Droid)
Not sure what to make for dinner? Big Oven's "Leftover Wizard" lets you search for recipes by ingredients (like whatever's in the fridge!). Use the "What's for Dinner?" tab to find out what other users are making for dinner and get inspired!
- Red Rover (Free; iPhone/iPad, Android)
Schedule after-school plans and playdates on-the-go with this app, which tips you off to nearby kid-friendly spots and lets you know where your friends (and your kids' friends) are hanging out.
- Cozi Family Planner
(Free; iPhone/iPad, Android)
Cozi helps busy families coordinate schedules and keep track of appointments with a Family Calendar. Next thing you know, you'll be scheduling an appointment with your kids for family dinner!