Smartphones The Best Apps for Parents  

Stan Holton
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List Rules Top smartphone, iPhone, and Android apps for moms & dads

The best apps for parents, ranked best to worst, in one convenient list of the top apps for parents. All the functionality of parenting books, parenting websites, and even board games can now be accessed on your mobile device or tablet making being a parent just a little less stressful (at times).

Whether you're on your first child or your fifth, all parents know there are times when they need a little help with the kid(s) and in the electronic age, there's an app for that. These are all the best social apps for parents, the top organizational apps for parents, the greatest educational apps for parents, the best game apps for parents, the greatest shopping apps for parents, and the health and wellness apps for parents are all on this list of the top apps for parents. If you need a distraction to keep a child quiet or an aid to keep your schedule straight, there are available apps for parents on tablets and mobile devices.

What are the greatest mobile apps for parents? What are the top parenting apps? What apps are best for parents? What are the must-have apps for parents? These apps are ranked by other parents like you who have the same questions about the apps parents should have. If you don't see your favorite app for parents on the list, make sure to add it so other parents can enjoy a little of the peace of mind brought by some of these apps on the list of the greatest apps for parents.

If you're looking for apps specific to your mobile operating system, take a look at the best apps for iPhone, the beest apps for Android, and the best apps for Windows phones.
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67 15
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Netflix

2
51 21
PBS Kids! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
PBS Kids!

3
45 25
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Pinterest

4
25 16
WebMD is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

5
34 26
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Instagram

6
24 16
Skype is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Skype

7
19 12
Potty Time With Elmo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Potty Time With Elmo

8
28 22
Draw Something is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

9
25 20
GasBuddy.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

10
25 20
Epicurious is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

11
16 12
Tic Tac Toe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

12
27 24
Anything Grocery List is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Anything Grocery List

13
5 1
StoryTold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Alice Korzh added StoryTold

14
15 12
The Portable Pediatrician is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

15
13 10
Best Baby Monitor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Best Baby Monitor

16
20 18
The Coupons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

17
18 16
Flixster.com is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

18
13 11
American Red Cross First Aid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
American Red Cross First Aid

19
12 10
Sprout is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

20
14 13
Cozi Family Organizer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

21
14 13
You Rule Chores is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

22
16 16
Myfitnesspal.com is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

23
14 15
Baby Pack & Go is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Baby Pack & Go

24
14 16
Your Plan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

25
14 16
Intuition: Mom's Assistant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Apps for Parents