Top 5 Parenting Phone Apps

As all parents know, raising children is a rewarding task, but also a difficult one. Luckily, in today’s age of cell phones, there are apps that help make parenting more organized. Here are the top 5 parenting cell phone apps.


Mom Maps– Mom Maps is a paid app, $2.99 cost, for iOS phones. The app helps you locate kid-friendly places when you are away from home, say on vacation. With Mom Maps, you just enter your current location and browse through the list of kid-friendly spots that are nearby, like restaurants, museums, parks and indoor play areas.


Sit or Squat– Sit or Squat is a free app for iOS and Android phones, created by the Charmin Company. This app is great for when you are away from your house with the kids. The app allows you to locate the closest bathroom, according to your current location. This is great for kids who need to use the bathroom and now! Sit or Squat also has reviews and photos of the restrooms.



Baby Connect– Baby Connect is a paid app for iOS, Android and Windows phones, as well as the iPad and Kindle Fire. The app costs $4.99 for iOS and Android phones, as well as the iPad and Kindle Fire and $3.99 for Windows phones. Baby Connect has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Working Mother Magazine. With the app, you can record and keep track of all kinds of things, like vaccination schedules, feeding times, height and weight and so much more.


Playground Buddy– Playground Buddy is a free app for iOS and Android phones. It is great for when you are at home or traveling. The app is designed to help you locate playgrounds that are nearby. With Playground Buddy, you can see street views of the playgrounds and get directions as well.


Little Peanut on the Go– Little Peanut on the Go is a free app for iOS and Android phones. The app was created by Karla Lemmon, a mom who wanted an easier way to organize her busy life. The Little Peanut on the Go app helps make to-do lists, create packing lists and share important information, such as care instructions and emergency contact information, with your child’s caregivers.

Do you use any of these apps? What is your favorite parenting app?

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18 comments

  1. I haven’y heard of any of these, thanks for sharing. I need to try them out. I have been using an app called Keepy though to keep my daughter’s tons of pictures she draws though lol

  2. What an awesome app! I will have to share it with my friends who have toddlers! They have been looking for a locate kid-friendly places tool like this one to help them find where to bring their children.

  3. I love ho there are so many apps for just about everything. When I was nursing, I had a feeding app that was awesome to have.

  4. That mom maps app looks awesome! I am definitely going to get that one. I am always looking for places to go when we are away with the kids, and this will definitely help.

  5. So many great ones! I dont have any apps on my phone I dont think anymore. When my sons phone wasn’t broken I had a tracker app so I will have to check these out!

  6. I’m not a parent so don’t have any pf these apps, but they sound so useful! Its great that some of them are free. I would be lost without many of the apps on my phone.

  7. Wow playground buddy looks amazing! I just moved to a new town and I’ve been on the hunt for some new parks to take my kids to!

  8. These apps looks so amazing!! I will definitely have to keep these in mind for when I’m watching kids (not a mom over here)

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