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Whether you’re looking for a parenting app to control your child’s phone, limit their screen time, track their location, create a family calendar, or co-parent, there’s a plethora of options for you to choose from. In fact, there are so many that finding the right one can be somewhat overwhelming.
Below we take a look at the best parenting apps and highlight our recommendations in a number of categories so that you can make a more informed decision about which app is right for you and your family.
Baby Story for Milestones Photos Month by Month is your go-to photo editor app to make beautiful baby pictures, pregnancy collages and instagram stories. Select photos in your photo app and choose the theme you like the most and make cool photo collages. Pick the favourite layout for the photos, edit pictures and decorate them with filters, stickers, texts, backgrounds, artworks and much more.
● Combine photos to create pic collages.
● 450+ layouts, frames, backgrounds and fonts to choose from!
● Crop pictures and edit photos with Filter, Text.
● Unique Backgrounds, Stickers, Fonts, and doodles to decorate milestone baby & pregnancy photos!
● Choose the ratio of collage and edit the border of collages.
● Insta square photo for Instagram, TikTok and other social media sites
● Save photos in high resolution and share pictures to social apps.
★ Edit baby snaps and photos with more than 15 filters
All filters in the Baby Milestones Photos Month by Month are professionally designed specifically for babies & kids to make baby pics bright and unique. Create photo collage with layouts of your choice. Use a custom photo size, choose a background and design layout on your own! It is so easy to make a beautiful photo collage.
★ Choose from 450+ artworks to make baby pics and collages
Collections of artistic themes and backgrounds to edit baby photos and pregnancy pictures. All-in-one photo editor helps in editing cool baby photos: crop pictures, apply filters to the pictures, add sticker and text to image, draw on image with doodle tool, flip, rotate.
★ Put texts on baby photos and use over 100 artistic fonts
Choose from a wonderful collection of fonts from the best designers in the world. You can easily personalize your texts for your pregnancy pics and baby snaps special moments.
★ Create and save your own design of the baby photo frames
Once you’ve made your theme, just save it as ‘My Theme’ and you can always apply and edit the photos anywhere.
★ Make design of pregnancy photos with over 900+ artworks
There are stickers designed specifically for baby and pregnancy milestone photos
★ Unique collection of photo frames, filters & pattern backgrounds
Baby Photo Editor app for making scrapbooks for your babies and pregnancy time: baby photo stickers, filters, frames and background frames designed for baby milestone moments. Select a beautiful background with full screen ratio to create a scrapbook. You can decorate with pictures, stickers, texts, doodles, and share your scrapbook to Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories.
★ Baby and pregnancy photo templates for making stories
Stylized templates specifically to make milestone photos of your pregnancy and the baby. Have fun with this Insta story maker, share your most memorable moments with friends.
Help your toddler learn life’s little lessons with their friend and neighbor, Daniel Tiger. Daniel Tiger for Parents is a free parenting app that provides parents and caregivers with popular and catchy kids songs and videos from the hit PBS KIDS series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
Daniel Tiger for Parents uses songs and videos to help your toddler learn important social-emotional skills and life’s little lessons! Whether it’s potty training, sharing, or working through feelings, you can sing and play through each learning experience with Daniel Tiger’s songs and videos for kids.
This parenting app offers a fun, educational experience to help your child learn and grow.
This educational app for kids and parents is simple, educational and entertaining . This family app features over three dozen Daniel Tiger songs, videos from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and helpful hints for parents about the skills children need to be ready for school and life.
Help your toddler grow and learn with Daniel Tiger. Sing along, play, and learn together with your child. Download Daniel Tiger for Parents today.
Daniel Tiger for Parents Features:
DANIEL TIGER SONGS AND VIDEOS
• Kids music: Over 30 of the most popular educational songs from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, covering important topics like feelings, self-control, and responsibility
• Kids videos: Over 60 free videos to watch and share with your child, showing how Daniel Tiger and his family use these songs
LIFE LESSONS FOR KIDS
• Music for kids and videos help children learn important social-emotional skills like:
• Potty training
• And more!
• Conversation starters & parenting tips with practical ways to use Daniel Tiger songs in everyday life
• All kids songs include a custom picture frame to take photos, capture the moment, and share with friends and family
• Available in English and Spanish
Help your toddler practice important social and emotional skills with free songs and videos from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. There’s a Daniel Tiger song for every moment – you can share each learning experience with your child using the Daniel Tiger for Parents app.
Daniel Tiger for Parents is based on Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, produced by The Fred Rogers Company. For decades, Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood helped generations of parents and children navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and this app extend that philosophy to empower parents and caregivers with confidence in their ability to help their children learn important social and emotional skills.
Family360 reports your family's real-time locations using GPS coordinates and cutting-edge GPS location data. There's no need to send those annoying "Where are you?" texts any longer. This information is at your fingertips with Family360.
Family360 is a high-end family safety app.
It's a highly dependable Cell Phone Tracker. It can constantly locate the location of registered mobile devices, such as smartphones. You can track Android phones using our GPS Phone Tracker. To track any cell phone, you must invite your family members and track them on your phone.
[NOTE: This is not a stalking app or a means of carrying out spying or surreptitious tracking of others.]
This free-to-download app allows you to track people's whereabouts via their phone, with their permission, at any time and in real-time. Your protegees will need to have the Family360 app installed to do so.
Have you lost your phone? Don't worry; the GPS tracker will keep an eye on your phone!
More features are,
It lets you:
• Create multiple circles where you can add people of your choice.
• Find your family on a map
• Share your location with your family.
• Real-time location sharing to track people safely on trips with ETA from the selected destinations.
• Real-time traffic on the maps to see possible delays in the travel of members beforehand.
• Detailed location history with trips and places visited of all members in your circles.
• Locate phones on the circle map.
• Detects fake or mocked location by the circle members.
• Detect overspeeding by family members and get notified.
• Enjoy a more diverse list of features and benefits than those found on similar apps.
• Excellent customer support. Did you get a problem with the app? Contact us at [email protected] we will get back to you.
All new customers get a 21-day limited trial (with no credit card necessary). That isn't to say you won't be able to use the app afterward. You can request free access by tapping "request free access" (on the trial ended screen), and we'll give you primary free usage forever.
Premium features :
1. Real-time tracking, see one member on full screen, and their location will update every 2-3 seconds in real-time with the location updates along with their ETA from the selected destination.
2. Unlimited places, add unlimited places, and get notified when a family member enters or leaves the places.
3. Up to 30 days of location history.
4. Priority customer support.
The Microsoft Family Safety app helps empower you and your family to create healthy habits and protect the ones you love with digital and physical safety. Get peace of mind that your family is staying a little safer while giving your kids the independence to learn and grow.
Create a safe space for your kids to explore online. Set parental controls to filter inappropriate apps, and games and set browsing to kid-friendly websites on Microsoft Edge.
Help your kids balance their screen time activity. Set limits for specific apps and games on Android, Xbox, or Windows. Or use device management to set screen time limits across devices on Xbox and Windows.
Set activity monitors to better understand your family's digital activity. View your kids’ activity in a weekly email to help start a conversation about online activity.
Use location sharing to stay connected offline. Use the family tracker to stay informed on where your family is and share your location. Plus, save frequently visited places like work and school.
With a Microsoft 365 Family subscription, get location alerts when someone leaves or arrives at their location, and use drive safety to build better habits behind the wheel. Get insights on how your family is doing on the road, including how many times they use their phone while driving, their top speed, and even the number of times they brake hard.
With Microsoft Family Safety, you can set appropriate filters, limits, and permissions that are right for your family.
Microsoft Family Safety features:
Activity reports – Develop healthy digital habits
• Activity log of screen time and online usage
• Weekly email summary report of activity
Screen time – Find screen time balance
• Screen time app and game limits on Xbox, Windows, Android
• Screen time device limits on Xbox and Windows
• Screen limit settings with daily schedule management
• Screen time manager with notifications if user requests more time
Content filters – Explore safely with content filters
• Web filters for kid-friendly browsing on Microsoft Edge
• Block inappropriate apps and games
Family location tracker - Locate your loved ones
• GPS location tracker to locate your family
• Location sharing when you’re out and about
• Track locations and save frequently visited locations
Driving reports - Build better habits behind the wheel
• Driving reports to see top speed, hard breaking, acceleration, phone usage
• Drive history to see driving events along route
Amazon Kids+ is an all-in-one app for entertainment, fun and educational content. Your children will have unlimited access to over 10,000 kids movies, TV shows, books and games tailored for children 3 – 12 years old.
TRY AMAZON KIDS+ FOR 1 MONTH ON US
- Subscribe and get the first month free
- Cancel anytime with no hassle
- Kids get access to thousands of kid-friendly content for a low price - after your free trial, subscriptions start at just $2.99 per month for Amazon Prime Members, $4.99 for non-Prime Members.
Amazon Kids+ delivers fun and educational content for your kids. Educational videos can help your children learn their ABCs, 123s and more. Learn Spanish and explore different languages through kid-friendly videos with your favorite characters like Dora and Diego. Foster their love of reading with thousands of children’s books, audio books, stories and series. Pinch and zoom to enlarge the picture book font, making it easier for kids to read.
Your children can enjoy entertainment from trusted brands like Disney, Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, Amazon Originals, Sesame Street, National Geographic and more, all hand-picked by our team.
Kids can have fun on the go with games that will take them on adventures through sports games, animal games and more.
Parental controls ensure a safe environment where you can learn more about the content that your child likes, as well as establish boundaries by age, with no ads. Easily search for favorite characters, superheroes and more with our search feature. An Amazon Kids+ subscription allows up to four kids to enjoy unlimited access to their favorite content across multiple devices, including compatible Fire, Android, Chromebook, iOS, Kindle, Echo and Fire TV devices.
- Popular characters from movies, TV shows & videos for kids
- Disney: Frozen, Moana, Star Wars & Toy Story
- PBS Kids: Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood & Wild Kratts
- Nick Jr: Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi & Dora the Explorer
- Marvel: Spiderman, The Avengers & Captain America
Educational Books & Series:
- Thousands of kid-loved books, movies, and tv shows
- Adventure with your favorite characters & superheroes
- Amazon Originals: Pete the Cat, Stinky and Dirty, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
- Browse by theme: classic literature, award winners, fairy tales, music, superheroes & more
- Your children can discover their favorite books by name, character, title, author, episode & more
Fun Games for Kids:
- Kids can enjoy a selection of fun & educational games on the go
- Play educational reading games, animal games & classic children’s games
- Play with your favorite kids’ TV show & movie characters
- Set daily time limits & bedtimes to control screen time
- Block access to entertainment content until after educational goals are met
- Review your children’s activity over the past 90 days. See recently viewed books, TV shows & kids’ movies
- Set language preferences for each child’s content in the app - English, Spanish or both
- Set Parent PIN
- Create up to four personalized child profiles, each with their own avatar
- Switch quickly & easily between each profile
- Set age filters for each child, so kids only see age-appropriate content
TRY AMAZON KIDS+ FOR FREE
• Download the app now and start your 1 month free trial!
• You can manage or cancel your subscription from the settings menu in Amazon Kids+ on your device, through Amazon Parent Dashboard, or by contacting Amazon Customer Service.
• If you’ve already subscribed to Amazon Kids+, you can download the app and sign in with your Amazon account credentials.
Endless fun for kids. No grown-up stuff. Amazon Kids+ was built from the ground up for kids to have a fun and educational environment to enjoy.
Download Pampers Club today and earn Pampers Cash! Redeem your Pampers Cash for exclusive Pampers coupon savings and rewards! Receive $30 at Ergobaby for registering and $5 Pampers Cash for your first 3 scans!
Join millions of experienced & new parents earning Pampers Cash* and turning them into rewards! Simply scan the Pampers codes that come inside of your newly purchased Pampers diapers and wipes packs, and earn Pampers Cash*! Redeem awesome rewards like gift cards and Pampers coupons for all your newborn baby needs! ! Not only can you get diaper discounts, but also gift cards to your favorite stores, including Amazon, Target, Carter’s, Walmart, buybuyBABY, & more!
Our Parenting section also includes a baby milestone checklist to keep track of your baby’s development! Check out our in-app parenting guides touching on topics such as: post-partum life, childbirth education, and sleep regression.
What are you waiting for? Download the Pampers Club app now to start earning!
*Only redeemable via Pampers Club. No cash value. Visit Pampers.com/rewards for full terms and conditions. Offer valid for new Pampers Club members only
How to download this parenting app:
By downloading the Pampers Club app, you’ll also gain access to helpful parenting tools such as the baby milestone tracker, to help monitor your baby’s development.
The best way to safely share and organize your family’s photos and videos. Unlimited storage, no ads, and it’s free!
3 Reasons to Start Your Album:
1) You’ll love it
- YOUR MEMORIES ON DISPLAY. Show off your photos and videos in a way that’s both beautiful and intuitive. Everything is automatically sorted by month, complete with your child’s age. Just swipe the screen to go back in time!
- UNLIMITED STORAGE. Back up all your memories for free.
- STREAMLINED SHARING. No more sharing the same photo with five different group chats. All your photos, all your videos, all your favorite people, all in one place.
- YOUR PRIVACY IS OUR PRIORITY. Your album is completely private. All content you upload to the app belongs to you, and it can only be viewed by you and the family and friends you invite. That also means the app is ad-free and we don't share your data with advertisers. Read more at https://family-album.com/privacy.
- COMPILATION VIDEOS. The app automatically pieces together 1-second clips of your memories into short, touching movies. Tissues not included!
- PHOTOBOOKS AND PRINTS. Get photobooks delivered to your doorstep. The app sends you suggestions every month—order as-is or create your own in minutes! You can also order photo albums, prints, and more.
- VISIBILITY CONTROLS. Decide what to show to the whole family and what to keep private between you and your partner.
- IT’S ACTUALLY FREE. We make money two ways: (1) when you purchase a photobook or other product from the app and (2) when you register for our Premium service, which adds bonus features to our already-awesome free version. Don’t worry, we'll never show you ads or charge for features currently available for free.
2) Your family will love it
- EASY TO USE. Our app is optimized to make viewing shared content easy. Family members that have trouble using other apps will have no trouble using FamilyAlbum. There’s also a browser version.
- STAY CLOSE. FamilyAlbum is a great way to let distant loved ones feel included. But unlike messenger apps, there’s no pressure to react right away. That also means you don’t have to wait for a reason to share!
3) Your child will love it
- BUILD THEIR STORY, PRIVATELY. Start a curated collection of photos, videos, and comments to look back on when they’re older—without compromising their privacy.
・Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Recipient
・Official Webby Honoree for Best User Experience
・National Parenting Product Award (NAPPA)
・W³ Awards Gold Winner
Bring the one online safety solution trusted by over 15,000 schools into your home.
Wave goodbye to the stress that comes with sending school devices home. Securely Home is a free feature included with your school’s Filter purchase, giving parents control over their child’s school device when it goes home, including web filtering, site restrictions, and monitored screen time.
Securely Home lets parents stay informed with what their child is doing online, whether at school or at home. This comprehensive, easy-to-use app lets parents block inappropriate content, view a real-time activity feed, and pause the internet from anywhere, anytime.
Securly Home works with school-owned devices only. Parents can:
View a real-time activity feed
Customize rules specifically for school devices at home
Receive notifications about concerning activity (e.g. bullying, self-harm)
Limit screen time from anywhere with the pause button
Determine when the internet is offline with offline scheduling
FamilyKeeper - Parental Control App
A one-stop app for safe parental control: FamilyKeeper helps parents keep their kids safe online. It allows parents to monitor what their child sees on the Internet, effectively manages screen time schedules, and includes a GPS tracker to keep you informed of your child’s location.
Key Features of FamilyKeeper:
👍 Offers Parental Control for Security
Gives parental access to the child’s device
Customize which online content your child has access to
Filter inappropriate app, site, and browser usage
Block harmful sites and malicious content
Disable access to harmful URLs
Monitor new photos and saved images on your child’s phone
Battery tracker - get notified when your child’s battery is running low
👍 Cyberbullying Prevention
Uses AI to detect worrying behavioral patterns and recognize potential cyber threats
Detect risky text by identifying incendiary keywords across most social media platforms
Detect suspicious or dangerous images
👍 Screen Time Schedule
Combat screen addiction: limit the amount of time spent online
Track screen time history
Schedule fixed times when your child can use their device
👍 GPS Alerts
Location tracking for peace of mind
Receive notifications when your child enters or leaves a specific area
View location history
👍 Provides Real-Time Alerts for Age-Inappropriate Activities
Available on most social media platforms
Helps to protect from online predators
Alerts when unknown numbers or profiles attempt to contact
Being a parent is undoubtedly an overwhelming task, especially when it comes to protecting children from online threats.
FamilyKeeper can assist you in monitoring online activity and behavior, social media interactions, and texts with real-time notifications if something is amiss. Protecting kids from cyberbullying is one of our main goals - so while your kids are socializing online, exploring new territory, and learning to exert their independence, you can do your part by protecting them from any online threat or damage.
How do I install the FamilyKeeper app?
➡️ Download and register the FamilyKeeper app on your device
➡️ Download and register the FamilyKeeper app on your child’s device
➡️ Quickly and conveniently pair the Parent & Child apps using your unique pin code
With these few simple steps, you will be able to track and monitor your child's online movements.
Kaspersky Safe Kids gives you more than standard parental controls to make parenting easier.
Besides allowing you to block nasty content, manage device and app use, and find out instantly about suspicious online behavior, it also lets you locate your kids on a map and set a safe area for them to stay in – you can even monitor the battery level on their devices so you don’t lose touch.
Our Free version lets you:
- Block harmful sites and content to ensure safe search
- Block bad YouTube search requests * NEW!
- Manage app use
- Set screen time limits
- Get advice from child psychologists
Our Premium version gives you everything in Free, plus it lets you:
- Check your kids’ YouTube search history* NEW!
- Locate your children on a map
- Define a safe area for them to stay in
- Find out when their devices are low on battery
- Manage their device use versus their schedule
- Get real-time notifications on what they’re up to
- View detailed reports on their online habits
Kaspersky Safe Kids is rated “Excellent” in an independent review by PC Mag, and certified as Approved Parental Control by AV-Test. This superior parental guidance app is also available for Mac, Windows and more.
Download it now & start protecting your kids online and beyond.
Getting started with Kaspersky Safe Kids is easy:
1. Install the app on your devices in Parents mode
2. Install the app on your kids’ devices in Kids mode and follow the quick setup instructions
3. Sign-in to your My Kaspersky account – ‘Kids’ tab – at my.kaspersky.com/mykids for initial setup and protection rules management. Please use one single My Kaspersky account for all your Kaspersky Safe Kids installations.