Parenting is tough at the best of times, but with technology continually improving there are ways to make things a little easier. Apps, since their introduction a few years ago, have become a phenomenon. There’s literally an app for everything, so if you are a parent and you fancy downloading a few helpful apps to make parenting easier, take a read through our list of apps and get downloading them on your smartphone.
iOS Apps to Make Parenting Easier
It’s a horrible feeling when a child is ill or has unwelcomed symptoms, whether you’ve been a parent for years or you’re new to the game it’s always helpful to have something you can easily access to determine and even treat your child’s illness or first-aid emergencies. Enter iHomeopathy. This handy little app gives you easy to read and accessible information for most first-aid emergencies. It will save you time and keep you from going through books to figure out what’s wrong with your child. It’s a little app with an impressive function.
One of the most essential apps for all parents has to be SitOrSquat. This ridiculously clever little app will come in handy for your days out with the kids as it allows you to find the nearest toilet – because, as we know, kids always need to go at the most impossible times.
Sometimes, the simplest of apps are the best.
When you’re out and about with the kids it’s helpful to keep them happy, but it’s not always that easy when you’re in unfamiliar surroundings. With AroundMe, however, you can sort that issue because this little app gives you a list of all the things around you.
From banks, restaurants and cinemas to hotels, hospitals and supermarkets, AroundMe is a must have for any parent
Being able to track your baby’s development is something most parents like to do. And with this great iBearBaby app you can do just that. Store pictures, track the baby’s weight and growth; the app allows you to keep up to date with how quickly the baby is growing.
Android Apps to Make Parenting Easier
Balancing work, home life and looking after a young child is very difficult, but the BabyESP app is here to help. It’ll help you keep track of the last time the child was changed, when it went to sleep and the last time it was fed. Once you’ve got used to the interface, you’ll wonder why you never got this app earlier.
Baby Center My Pregnancy
Think of this app as a little book with all the things you can expect from your pregnancy. It’s always a daunting feeling when you’re pregnant for the first time, but with this app you can read up on all the things you will experience – which should help ease the anxiety.
Helping your child go to sleep sounds like the Holy Grail of parenting, but with the White Noise app you can do just that. With several ambient noises that should help your child get off to the land of snooze in no time, it’s an essential app for any parent – and works pretty well on parents, too.
Hopefully these should make your life (or that of a friend) that little bit easier! Thanks to Chessington Holidays for sending them our way. Which apps help you stay ahead of your children?