Culture 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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65 15
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Netflix

2
50 20
PBS Kids! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
PBS Kids!

3
43 25
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Pinterest

4
33 26
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Instagram

5
23 16
WebMD is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

6
27 21
Draw Something is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

7
22 16
Skype is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Skype

8
18 12
Potty Time With Elmo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Potty Time With Elmo

9
24 20
GasBuddy.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

10
24 20
Epicurious is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

11
26 24
Anything Grocery List is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Anything Grocery List

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15 12
Tic Tac Toe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

13
14 12
The Portable Pediatrician is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

14
4 1
StoryTold is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Alice Korzh added StoryTold

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12 10
Best Baby Monitor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Best Baby Monitor

16
19 18
The Coupons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

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

18
12 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
11 10
Sprout is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

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

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

22
15 16
Myfitnesspal.com is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

23
13 15
Baby Pack & Go is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Baby Pack & Go

24
13 16
Your Plan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

25
13 16
Intuition: Mom's Assistant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

26
12 16
Ancestry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

27
15 20
Up To is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

28
11 16
RedLaser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
RedLaser

29
7 11
Catalogue by TheFind is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

30
5 9
Goby is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

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7 12
Checkers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

32
10 16
IKEA Catalog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

33
6 11
Zoomingo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

34
8 14
Good Guide is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

35
6 12
Cards is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Cards

36
9 16
LevelUp is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

37
7 14
Clear is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Clear

38
4 11
Snapgiude is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

39
6 15
Giftly is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

40
3 11
AppsGoneFree is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

41
5 14
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

42
5 14
Postagram Postcards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

43
3 12
Daily Connect is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Daily Connect

44
3 12
CrazyBusy Tips is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
CrazyBusy Tips

45
3 13
Pocketbooth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Apps for Parents

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1 14
Go Trexx is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
Go Trexx

47
1 15
FitnessClass is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Apps for Parents
FitnessClass