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Mothers are real-life superheroes – they balance work, friends, a marriage and kids, not to mention their own personal health and well-being. It’s not an easy job and not everyone is up to the task. Luckily, there are countless ways to make life easier. Below is a list of the top smartphone apps, just for mothers:

Cozi – Organize your family’s calendar, grocery list, to-do list and reminders all in one place. It’s the perfect app if you’re always on the go and works for all mobile devices.

Mom MapsIf you’re running low on ways to entertain the kids, this lifesaving app helps you search for nearby parks, restaurants, kid-friendly spots, playgrounds and more.

Mint – Everybody needs a little help managing their money. Mint allows you to sync your credit cards, personal income and monthly budget information with your bank accounts, so everything is in one place. It even breaks down how much you’re spending in different categories such as gas, clothing, bills and more.

Kids Meal Deals – Who doesn’t love the “kids eat free” special at restaurants? Use this app to find family-friendly restaurants near you, plus all of the latest coupons, discounts and promotions.

Diet & Food Tracker – When you’re always busy taking care of someone else, it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself. To help you stay on top of your gym schedule and/or diet, this app features a calorie tracker, a fitness tracker, customizable meal plans, a weigh-in page and access to numerous articles and websites regarding diet and fitness.

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