Managing your own life is taxing enough, but then having your families, children, your company’s deadlines, and endless responsibilities is definitely daunting, to say the least. Ever felt like your life has begun to revolve around everyone else and “time for yourself” has turned into a myth?
Well, the good news is that most of your tasks can actually be automated and by doing so, you can get the very well deserved “me-time” you need!
Now, as a busy mother, your to-do list may look like this…
…but we have your back!
From grocery lists to finances, here are 10 apps that you can use to help organize your life better:
Flo is the perfect health assistant to every woman. The app supports women at every stage of their reproductive cycles such as menstruation, cycle prediction, preparation for conception, pregnancy, early motherhood, and menopause. This app comes in handy for every kind of mother whether they are at the stage of giving birth or reaching menopause.
The AI-driven app gives the most precise period and ovulation predictions, while also providing personalized health tips, interactive surveys, and analytical reports. The app is more than just a monthly countdown tool as it also allows you to discuss intimate topics, ask questions anonymously and get support from millions of women all over the world.
As a mother, one of the biggest struggles is to come up with new dishes for your family. Trying to satisfy every family member’s taste and nutritional needs can prove to be a real task!
Luckily for you, we have found the perfect app to help you try new dishes, especially during the inevitable lockdowns. The Tasty app has a simple and user-friendly interface that provides step-by-step instructions along with videos. You can add all your favourite recipes turning the app into your very own cookbook. With the innovative Search Tool, you can search for recipes based on ingredients, cuisine, and social occasion. You don’t have to keep thinking about what to make for the next meal as the app also provides recommendations based on the time of day, day of the week, and events.
Running from one department store to another for groceries or waiting in long lines in supermarkets are for people who have the time and patience. As a mother, it is hard to take time out of your day to run between stores and aisles with a checklist in your hand.
The Big Basket app is an all-in-one grocery delivery app offering over 14000 products for every single thing you need to run your house. The best part? The groceries are delivered to your doorstep.
Let’s be real. It is hard to manage and keep track of your finances every day as a mother. There are a lot of unexpected expenses that spring up while managing the house, work, kids, and pets all at once.
An expense tracking app like Spendee can help manage the finances of the house such as paying the house-help, rent, electricity bills, daily shopping, and unexpected expenditures. You can manage your money on the go by having control over all your accounts, getting a quick overview of your incomes and expenditures, and the app’s smart budgets to save up. One of the most helpful features of the app is that you can set alerts and reminders to notify you to pay the bill or not to exceed your budget.
As a mother, life gets busy and it can feel like there is no escape from work. With the busy days that seem to be never-ending, it is important to take a step back and add calm to your day for your mental well-being.
The Calm app allows you to take a break any time and anywhere with relaxing music and breathing programmes. The app teaches you mindfulness which is a tool to relieve stress. A special feature of the app is that the all-star narrators like Lebron James, Matthew McConaughey, Bob Ross, Leona Lewis, and more read sleep stories, and give advice on how to improve aspects of your life. This app will help you sleep, wake up, warm-up/cool down from your workout, reset for the afternoon and wind down for the evening.
Tennis classes, brand new stationery, clearing the storage room, study lessons, cooking, meetings, driving… a day in the life of a family never seems to end! We’re all human. As mothers, we are expected to keep track of everything but it is also very common to forget important things.
The Todoist app helps you create a family productivity system and serves as a great substitute for the scattered post-it notes on your fridge. The application acts as a personal assistant by helping you organize and prioritize your tasks, be it work, household chores, grocery lists, reading lists, bills, and important days. You can also use Todoist to unify your family members’ to-do lists and get everything done, together.
With the crazy schedules, children, and sleep deprivation, as a mother, it is really hard to find the time to work out. Here is an app that believes that you can simply “work it” anytime and anywhere, for as little or as long as you like. Sworkit is an app that will turn fitness into a habit with its workout programs designed for anyone. The workout programs range from 1 minute to 90 minutes with a variety of options including strength training, stretching, cardio, yoga, and more.
As a mother, it is nice to find like-minded people who share the same interests and relate to the same problems. SHEROES, the biggest social networking app for women, offers a platform where you can discuss and share your interests in the form of videos and posts, get free advice on fitness, legal, makeup, lifestyle, and more. The app also features a free women’s helpline.
We always want the best for our children as parents. It can be hard to assist them in their homework with our busy schedules and our diminishing patience.
IXL is an app that provides an immersive learning experience for studying comprehensive, curriculum-aligned maths and English content. IXL provides a fun experience with colorful graphics, interactive questions, and thrilling rewards. IXL allows your child to learn at their own pace with the adaptive questions adjust to the appropriate level of difficulty automatically.
As a new mother, it can be confusing with the never-ending information on the internet about raising your infant. We found an app that helps your child’s personalized development program.
Baby Sparks features thousands of milestones and achievements for children aged 0-3. The app is created by child development professionals and offers a customized development program with adaptive technology that understands and adapts to your child’s unique needs. Baby Sparks helps you do the right things at the right moments in the right way. The app offers daily programs, brief instructional videos, a library of parenting articles, and tools to monitor your child’s milestones.
As fulfilling as it is, we understand that being a mother isn’t easy. By automating certain aspects of your life such as tracking your reproductive cycle, finances, to-do lists, meal prep, and groceries, these apps will simplify your life, leaving you to spend quality time by yourself or with your loved ones.
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