January 21, 2014 / by Nicole Grant / 1 Comment

A guest post by Allen Riddoch from App Heroes


A mother’s life is full of activities with her kids around. There are moments when she finds it difficult to manage everything. Luckily, there are some handy apps for both kids and Mums.



Ruckus Reader

Ruckus Reader is an amazing app for a mother to keep a track on the reading abilities of her child who has just begun reading. An amazing feature of this app is that she can list at least four people who would receive the Ruckus Reader Meter, i.e., a teacher, a favorite grandparent or aunt and you to monitor the progress of the child. It is available on iTunes for free.




juuyuNet Nanny

Net Nanny offers online monitoring and protection. It is for the mother who keeps worrying about the content her kids might be getting exposed to online. It has a desktop version in addition to an android app. It controls the content a child sees on the net. Net Nanny can protect from pornography, cyber bullying, online predators, social network dangers and Internet addiction as well. It is available on Google Play.



Marble Jar

Marble Jar is created for kids, but is a great inspiration for Mums too who wants to finish a particular project on time. It helps in instilling a valuable life lesson of responsibility in kids. The mother can choose a goal, set up a jar (or jars), and track the progress with dropping a marble in the jar when a task is completed. When a certain amount of marbles is reached, celebrate the accomplishment with kids. It is available on iTunes and Google Play.





Baby Connect

Baby Connect is an innovative App for keeping a track on the child’s activities. Definitely a mother needs to remember the important dates of vaccine, timings of medicine, and appointments with physician etc. Most importantly she needs to share this information with babysitters, nanny, spouse and other family members. This App not only enables mothers to stay informed about the unlimited data through emails, notifications, reminder alarms etc. but also let them share the information with high accuracy.



Remember the Milk

Remember the Milk is an app that organizes the activities according to the priorities, due dates, time estimates, repeating, lists, tags, and much more.  A mother can search for tasks and notes and save preferred searches as Smart Lists. It even provides reminders via email, SMS, and instant messenger. It is free and available on iTunes and Google Play.





How to Cook Everything

The app contains 2,000 recipes, 400 how-to illustrations, and numerous features to aid mother in cooking for her kids. It allows you to create a shopping list, filter recipes on the basis of ingredients, terms or techniques for cooking, flavor etc. This implies that if you are out and confused about the meals for the kids, just open the app, learn the ingredients and cook. This app is designed for iPhone and iPad.


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My Medical

The app helps in keeping kids health records, as there is always a danger of losing medical documents. My Medical reminds about doctor appointments, prescription refills and more. Reminders can also be sent from the app.





Life 360

Life 360 is a location-sharing app. It lets creating circles of important people. It allows keeping tab on real-time locations, view nearby threats and safety resources, and send a one-click panic alert to family in emergencies. It helps with directions on the move and also helps in locating lost or stolen phone. When help is needed, the app sends a voicemail, email and app notification to everyone in your Circles. It is available on iTunes for free.



The latest trend in the field of mobile application development is to design and build custom apps as a part of android application development. Download these apps today and enjoy life with your kids.