For stressed parents
Sound Sleeper: White Noise is a boon to parents with fussy infants. When baby starts to whimper or cry, the free app automatically streams soothing sounds—lullabies, rain, or even a recording of Mom’s voice. The app doubles as a baby monitor.
Babytime makes it easy to keep track of feeding times, diaper changes, sleep habits, and more—all to help parents spot patterns and make informed decisions. ($3, iOS only)
Winnie is a social community app that puts parents in touch with other parents. You can post questions when you encounter parenting challenges, or offer your own advice.
Life360 Family Locator tracks all the members of the family and shows them on a map. The app can also be used to share group messages, find lost phones, and send alerts when a child has, say, left school or reached home. For a fee, you can also monitor teenagers’ driving.