There are thousands of apps that parents can use. To give you an idea of where to begin, here's our list of some of the best iPhone apps for parents.
The best iPhone apps for assisting parents
7 May 2020, by Christine Pamintuan
Nintendo Switch Parental Controls! is a free app for smart devices to keep you engaged with your family's gaming activities on Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch console with the latest available system version is required to use this app. This is recommended for parents worried about their children spending too much time playing games, as well as the content.
- Monitor play time on your console.
- Check up on your console's gameplay.
- It's an easy way to see what kind of games your family is interested in, nd how much time they spend playing them.
- Nintendo Switch functions can be restricted to prevent the console from playing games above a certain age rating.
With Luna, you'll always have a baby monitor at hand when you need one. Luna converts two iPhones or iPads into one secure baby monitor with unlimited range. Receive an alarm when your baby cries, listen to the automated audio stream or look at live video footage. Luna is consistently reliable, even when it's running in the background.
- You can use the app when connected to Wi-Fi or with a 3G or LTE mobile connection.
- Luna consumes much less battery power and data than other baby monitor apps.
- By using the latest technology, Luna offers maximum reliability and security. You'll never miss an alarm again.
- Wherever you are, the Luna app consistently sends you alarms and live audio streams when your child wakes up.
Help your baby sleep better than ever with over 50 high-quality Baby Sleep sounds. Soothe your baby to sleep and get the rest you need. Choose from over 50 high-resolution stereo recordings that will help your baby sleep peacefully: Baby heartbeat, Ceiling fan, Humidifier, Clothes dryer, Small fan, Vacuum, Cricket and frog sounds and more!
- Create calming sound mixes with up to 6 different sounds. Your baby will sleep deeply every night, and you’ll feel better rested.
- You can soothe your baby back to sleep automatically. Just set a timer to play a sound if your baby is waking.
- Download Shusher and your baby will sleep better than ever!
From breastfeeding to diaper changes, log all your baby or toddler’s milestones and track development with Glow Baby. Access informative advice and log all of your newborn’s exciting milestones with the best resource for new parents. Logging all of your baby’s vital information couldn’t be easier, that means you can spend more time with your precious newborn.
- Track your baby or toddler naps, feeds, your pumping sessions and much more!
- Interactive log - Track your baby’s feeds, solid intake, milestones, poops, pees and more
- Close-knit community - Connect with parents and discuss your baby and toddlers progress together
- Capture the moment - Take notes and document those precious milestones. You can even share and upload photos with your friends and family!
This app comes with scientifically-proven white noise simulations that will help your child (and you!) stop crying due to the inability to sleep.
- Lets your babies fall asleep easier
- Reduces babies’ stress
- Minimizes risk of SIDS
- 12 different sounds
- Six lullabies
This app will enable you implement filters and monitor your family's browsing history, be it a smartphone, tablet, or a computer.
- Interface similar to safari
- Fullscreen mode available
- 3 levels of filtering, or no filters
- Encrypts internet traffic for safety on unprotected WiFi networks
- Receive reports on browsing history
Turn your iPhone into a remote to monitor and schedule your child's device with the help of this app.
- One-month free trial
- Six-month and Yearly subscription options
- Access the Safari, purchased apps, and media on each device
- Control each one separately
- Apps are hidden, not deleted during off-schedule hours