Family Friendly Apps

These applications were not created by Agent Au Pair, so we cannot control them or guarantee the success of the apps with every host family because each family will benefit from different apps based on their family's needs.

Family Organization

Babysitting pro

Babysitting Pro:

This app is a great communication tool for parents with an au pair. Allow au pairs to log children's activities, share information with parents, and track stipend payments while being held accountable.

Video: Babysitting Pro: The Ultimate Childcare Activity Logger

Cozi

Cozi Family Organizer:

Share calendars, work and activity schedules, reminders, grocery lists and more with your au pair! The whole family shares the same calendar and lists so everyone is on the same page. Cozi is free and available in the app store or at cozi.com. This is a calendar app that lets the whole family share the same calendar and get on the same page. Cozi allows you to create, share, and print multiple color-coded calendars, reminders, and to-do lists with your au pair!

Video: Organize the family with Cozi!

For the Kids

artkive

Artkive

is for parents and au pairs to store all of your kids’ artwork when it piles up so you can keep it forever!

sesame

Breathe, Think, Do With Sesame:

This bilingual (English and Spanish) app is intended for parents and caregivers to use with their young children (ages 2-5) to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.

 

Monster

ChoreMonster:

This app allows parents and au pairs to manage their children’s chores and rewards while keeping the kids entertained.

Video: ChoreMonster: your kids will beg to do chores!

lalalunchbox

LaLa Lunchbox:

For parents struggling with packing lunches for their kids, LaLa Lunchbox is a great app that allows both parents and their children to plan healthy meals. Your kids will enjoy “feeding” the monster, and you will enjoy seeing them eat healthy meals.

photomath

Photomath:

Math homework got you down? If your kid needs homework help and you don’t have a clue how to help, take a picture of the problem, and this app will give you the answer and step-by-step instructions for solving it.

winnie

Winnie:

This app is designed to help modern families and au pairs find places and events that are kid-friendly. This online map focuses on parks, playgrounds, kid-friendly activities and family-friendly restaurants.

To Monitor the Baby

Baby Feeding Log

Baby Feeding Log

Baby Feeding Log helps you track everything about feeding your baby since most moms are in a sleep-deprived fog after birth. This app is pretty simple, but it will help you remember when the last feeding was.

cloud baby monitor

Cloud Baby Monitor

Cloud Baby Monitor turns your phone into a baby monitor that includes live video, noise, and motion alerts that you can turn on and off. Use this app during Lucy’s naptime or when the children are having free play time in their rooms.

Other Helpful Apps

Duolingo

Duolingo:

This is popular way to learn over 30 languages that can help you connect with your au pair! It’s free, fun and effective. The secret? Duolingo feels like a game and makes sure you stay motivated.

American Red Cross

First Aid by American Red Cross:

Get instant access to information on handling the most common first aid emergencies. Also check out the available Disaster Apps for emergency weather situations when and where you need it most.