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7 Apps That Are Perfect for Babysitters and Nannies ...

By Vanessa

There are so many must-have apps for babysitters and nannies! It's a fun job but when it gets down to the nitty-gritty, things can get tough. Trust me, I've been there. With these apps, you can keep your day scheduled and organized, keep tabs on the baby monitor, send updates to the kid's family, etc. Here are some of the must-have apps for babysitters and nannies:

1 Babysitting Pro: Childcare Activity Logger

Babysitting Pro: Childcare Activity LoggerOn iTunes:
Price: $1.99
This is one of the best apps for babysitters and nannies! It allows you to log the children's activities, share information with the parents, and you can track clients' details and payments as well. The notifications allow you to update the parents via SMS or email in real time and/or send a summary at the end of the day. If you're a babysitter/nanny that cares for multiple families, this app lets you store info on different families and their different needs, from allergies to bedtimes, etc.

2 WebMD

WebMDOn iTunes:
Price: Free
This is a must-have app for all babysitters and nannies! With this app, you can feel at ease knowing that you have all this physician-reviewed health content available at the tip of your fingers. If a child is sick, you can use WebMD health tools like Symptom Checker and local health listings. The app always offers up-to-date information about medicine and first aid essentials! You can create and save the children's conditions, medicine, first aid information, doctors, hospitals, and more in one easy and secure place.

3 Toilet Finder

Toilet FinderOn iTunes:
Price: Free
This might sound like an odd app but trust me, it'll come in handy eventually. Emergencies happen, right? If you're ever with the kid(s) somewhere new or are on the way somewhere, this app can help you find a public bathroom whenever you need one. The app uses your location to help suggest bathrooms around you; it'll also let you know either or not it's free to use that bathroom!

4 Cloud Baby Monitor

Cloud Baby MonitorOn iTunes:
Price: $3.99
If you're caring for a newborn, this app is perfect for you. It features secure and reliable live video streaming which you can use on any iOS device or a Mac! It features favorite lullabies from your library so you can make sure he/she is falling asleep to relaxing sounds. You can even talk to the baby! If you don't have a baby monitor, this app is definitely the next best thing.

5 Kids Tv

Kids TvOn iTunes:
Price: Free
With this app, you never have to worry about what the kids are watching. It lets them a see a world of videos that are actually meant for them! All content is evaluated and handpicked so you never have to worry about the children seeing something they shouldn't.

6 Cozi Family Organizer

Cozi Family OrganizerOn iTunes:
Price: Free
If you're the one in charge of picking up the kids from school, taking them to soccer practice, making sure they get to gymnastics on time, etc., this app's for you. With it, you can make sure you keep everybody's schedules organized! If your boss has one too, the two of you can add/edit appointments/events and both see what's on the list at all times!


Care.comOn iTunes:
Price: Free
Whether you're a first-time sitter looking for a job over winter break or a professional nanny,'s mobile app can help you find your next job! All you have to do is create a profile with the Facebook Connect sign-in and ta-da! You can manage your profile information including hourly rates, photos, availability and more. You'll be notified each time a family sends you a message! You can reply to jobs instantly and if you're searching for one, you can filter your search results to make things easier. Have you used Care before?

Well, there you have it! These are just seven out of many must-have apps for babysitters and nannies. If you're one of the two, which app is most helpful to you? Share the names in the comments!

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