The Top 6 Apps for Moms In 2019

These apps will help make any mom's life easier

Mother using an iPhone while holding her baby

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There's an app for everything, so why not apps to help make Mom's day easier? These apps were designed with families in mind, empowering moms with everything from budget and money management to grocery lists, family calendars, to-do lists, and so much more. Just maybe, they'll help enough to clear up some much needed free time.

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Three Android screens from Cozi app

What We Like

  • Keeps all family events, lists, meal plans, and recipes in one place.

  • Syncs with every family member's mobile device.

  • Family members are distinguishable by colored dots.

What We Don't Like

  • Free version has intrusive ads.

  • Calendar view is for one week only. An in-app subscription is needed to show a monthly view.

  • Support is inadequate.

  • Doesn't work with Apple Watch.

Cozi is one of the best apps for moms. Not only is this powerful app free, but it's also basically an all-in-one family management tool. With stunning visuals, Cozi is an app moms' can use to write shopping lists, journal, see what's ahead in the coming weeks and more. One of the most convenient features of the Cozi app for moms is that each child's name is assigned a colored dot so you can easily spot who needs to be where on your family's hectic schedule.

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Yowza!! app

What We Like

  • Deals are based on your ZIP code and city.

  • Keeps tracks of your savings.

  • You can save coupons for later use.

What We Don't Like

  • Many coupons are for online shopping only.

  • User interface looks dated.

  • Doesn't include all stores and cities.

Actress and fellow mom Melissa Joan Hart is one of the co-owners of this couponing app for moms. Yowza!! sends coupons and other deals to your phone based on your location. Most coupons come directly from the manufacturer so they often offer big discounts you wouldn't find anywhere else. When you find a coupon or deal you want to take advantage of, the store's cashier scans the coupon directly from your phone. Another handy feature of Yowza!! is that you can easily save the coupons you're interested in so you don't have to frantically wade through the coupons in the checkout line.
Download for iOS

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Shop Savvy app screens

What We Like

  • Scans a product barcode and compares its price on the internet and at nearby stores.

  • Includes lots of well-known stores including Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Macy's, WalMart, and Costco.

What We Don't Like

  • Loaded with advertisements.

  • Sometimes the low price shown in the app isn't still applicable at the store.

Moms are natural comparison shoppers. What's great about the ShopSavvy app for moms is that you don't have to run all over town trying to find the best deal on that one must-have item. ShopSavvy can pinpoint the lowest cost on everything in your city, from a specific brand of diapers to the lowest price on those high-priced back-to-school items.
Download for iOS

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Remember the Milk

Three Remember The Milk app screens

What We Like

  • Smart list option.

  • Collaboration features in free version.

  • Accommodates recurring tasks.

  • Good choice for GTD supporters.

What We Don't Like

  • Requires users' first and last names.

  • Pro upgrade is pricey.

  • Navigation often requires several taps.

  • No location-based tasks.

If you're a list person, Remember the Milk is an app that helps you manage multiple to-do lists. Add your day's list and drop in next week's projects. Remember the Milk lets you organize everything you've got going on into simple lists. It will also alert you when one of your to-do list items is coming up so you'll never forget to go to the bank before 4 p.m. or take your kids to soccer practice at 5 p.m.

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Find My iPhone

Find My iPhone app screens

What We Like

  • Shows misplaced iOS devices on a map using another iOS device or a Mac or PC computer.

  • Allows you to ring the phone to make it easier to locate.

  • Also locates iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple Watch devices.

What We Don't Like

  • It isn't activated by default. It must be turned on in the Settings.

  • The misplaced device must establish either a cellular or Wi-Fi connection.

How many times has your child run off with your phone and it's hours or even days before it shows up again? Find it quickly with an app designed to locate your phone. If you have an iPhone, you want Find My iPhone. It tells you the GPS coordinates of your phone and causes the phone to beep at full volume so you can locate it.

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Where's My Droid

Where's My Droid app screens

What We Like

  • Causes the phone to ring so it is easily found and displays GPS coordinates.

  • Prevents unauthorized changes to apps with a passcode.

  • Elite version enables remote wipe, landline access and remote lock.

What We Don't Like

  • Advanced features require a paid subscription.

  • Stealth mode and SMS feature no longer supported.

Where's My Droid is for Android users who have lost their smartphones. It has the ability to turn the ringer up and make your phone ring so you can find it easily. It can also use GPS to track the coordinates of your phone.