Get Your Sanity Back with These Apps for Busy Mothers
Managing a household full of kids while keeping up with the demands of a full time career is no easy task.
From keeping up with the requests of their highly demanding bosses (the kids), and trying to maintain a structure of balance between work and home, non-stop working moms need all the help they can get. Surprisingly enough, sanity comes in the guise of a mobile phone.
The recent advances in mobile and software technology has paved the way for distinct kinds of mobile applications that are specifically suited to meet and complement the very hectic lifestyle of busy moms everywhere. From shopping to whipping up nutritious meals, these apps have got you covered!
1. AllRecipes Dinner Spinner
From the brilliant creators of all AllRecipes.com comes handy mobile software that gives moms instant access to thousands of easy to follow recipes at the touch of their fingertips. All you need to do is input the ingredients you have in your fridge or pantry, and the AllRecipes Dinner Spinner will instantly pull up the perfect recipes to match what you have. What’s more, this software categorizes the recipes based on their nutritional information and customer reviews to help you select the perfect meal for your family.
2. Underscore Price Check
Finding enough time to shop is difficult as it is, let alone having the luxury to browse and thoroughly compare different brands for quality and cost. This is where the Underscore Price Check app comes in. With this tool, you can easily become a savvy and conscientious shopper in no time at all. Simply scan the barcode of the product you are interested in and the Underscore Price Check will instantly pull out a thorough price listing across different platforms, from Amazon to Google. The app also allows you to earmark certain products, read through consumer reviews, and even make purchases directly from your handy phone.
3. Coupon Sherpa
Grocery coupons can help cut your monthly shopping expenses drastically. With Coupon Sherpa, you can do away with the typical cutting, pasting, and printing that comes with couponing. With this free app, you can simply browse through hundreds of online coupons and present them to the cashier before checking out.
4. FitVideo: Office Workouts
The challenge of staying fit is especially difficult for working moms who hardly have enough time to think, let alone workout. Thankfully the Office Workouts software is specifically designed to help busy moms keep up with their fitness, even while seated at their desks. With office-friendly exercise techniques, stretches, and yoga, moms no longer have any excuse to miss out on their daily workouts.
5. Our Kids Private School and Camp Locators
KidsMedia recently introduced new software that helps moms find the closest and most credible schools and children’s camps without ever leaving their house. It is also embedded with links that keep you updated on their events to make sure that you and your little one will never have to miss any of the special school or camping events ever again.
Unfortunately, there isn’t an app that lets you clone yourself, but these few mentioned above will at least allow a little more free time to relax and enjoy your family.
- License: Royalty Free or iStock source: office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/