5 Parenting Apps We Can’t Live Without!

by Casey Johnson

Available on: Apple App Store & Google Play)
Artkive is the leading and original app to chronologically store, share and print your child’s artwork or schoolwork. Get rid of the clutter and start to enjoy your child’s work. Turn your Artkive into a high quality, hard cover book or other great products with little more than the touch of a button!
Artkive currently has 3 different membership tiers offering benefits such as free book credits, discounts, and other surprise benefits which offset most, if not all of the cost of membership. Memberships are only required for users who have used the app for more than 3 months AND have more than 40 images stored.

Cost: $3-13 per month

Cozi Family Organizer
(Available on: Apple App Store & Google Play)
Cozi Family Organizer is the surprisingly simple way to manage everyday family life. With a shared calendar, reminders, grocery list and more, Cozi is a 3-time Mom’s Choice Award Winner and The TODAY Show “must-have app” for a better life.

Cost: Free

(Available on: Apple App Store & Google Play)
Life360 is the world’s leading realtime, location-sharing app, and is the best way to coordinate with family and friends. Get automatic notifications when your family comes and goes from home, work and school, and when they complete drives. Life360 also offers a crash detection service that will notify your emergency contacts and dispatch emergency services.

Cost: $3/month and up

(Available on: Apple App Store & Google Play)
A fast, easy way to find scholarships based on your interests, need, achievements and more. The Scholly app is synced to the MyScholly.com website. Scholly takes the hassle out of the scholarship search process so you can focus on what’s important – getting free money for school. 

Cost: $29.99 Annually

(Available on: Apple App Store, Amazon Apps & Google Play)

S’moresUp is an app that helps parents raise and nurture responsible, independent, self-managed and financially savvy kids. The app provides parents with simple, easy to use and safe tools to manage chores, allowances, calendars, setting up play dates, staying in touch with extended family and friends and a parenting community all from one place. For kids, they provide tools that can help them self-manage and practice money management skills.

Cost: Free


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