10 Apps to Help Organize Your Family's Schedule

Keeping your family's schedule straight can feel impossible. Download our top 10 app picks to help get everyone organized.

Photo By: Two Happy Homes

Photo By: Carley Knobloch

Photo By: Carley Knobloch

Photo By: Carley Knobloch

Photo By: Urban Sitter


Especially beneficial for busy families, this app is easy for anyone to use. It consolidates your calendar, to-dos and shopping lists in one place, so no one books a hockey game on Grandpa's birthday or dinner reservations on parent-teacher night.

Grocery iQ

Always forgetting the milk or buying eggs when you already have enough? This app allows you to make a grocery list that you can access and share across multiple devices. It also features barcode scanning, coupons and the ability to sort by aisle, so you don't do laps around the store.

Two Happy Homes

When parents don't live together, staying on the same page with kids' schedules can be tricky. This app centralizes everything from medical records to finances and makes it easy to share files and photos.


This clean interface is like a homepage for your family. Instantly see everything on your agenda at once — from weather to shopping lists —and message blast the family with just a click.


This app is named Fantastical because of its magical ability to take a note in natural language. Use it to populate your calendar; there's no need to find the day on your calendar and select the time — just let Fantastical fill it in automatically.


This minimal, color-coded calendar app syncs with your Google Calendar, iCloud, Facebook and a host of apps to corral all your events in one place, no extra effort required. Plus, it connects to LinkedIn, so you can instantly get details on the person you're scheduled to meet.


If you've ever wondered why a calendar can't be beautiful as well as functional, you'll appreciate Cal, with its gorgeous photo backgrounds, integrated maps and thumbnail shots of suggested friends you might want to invite to your next event.

Google Calendar

Google's intuitive system uses color-coding so you can view multiple calendars at once. It also has the ability to email any event to all your invitees, request an RSVP and update them whenever your event is updated.

Urban Sitter

How many times have you needed a babysitter, only to find that your go-to is out of town or booked? Urban Sitter is like a Yelp for babysitters, with parent reviews and background checks, so you can find someone trustworthy last minute.

About One

Feel like receipts and documents are taking over your house? This app will keep track of all the key info you'd typically stash in a filing cabinet and makes it accessible wherever you are. So whether you need to know your sitter's phone number or your insurance ID, it's all there.

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