Simple Phone Apps to Make Back to School a Breeze

Make back to school a breeze with these helpful apps. Keep your family organized, on schedule and ease the stress of homework, chore assignments and tracking.

Family Organization

Back to school can be a big adjustment as keeping track of everyone’s schedules can be a chore on it’s own.  Here are a few handy apps that will help keep your family connected and on the same page.  

Cozi Family Organizer makes managing everyday family life simple and efficient.  It offers a shared calendar, reminders, grocery lists and more. 



Any.Do is a simple to-do list app that allows you to create tasks, lists, prioritize items, add notes and set reminders. 

Stay on Schedule

Keeping stragglers in line can be as simple as setting an alarm either on your phone or on a clock, or setting a timer to ring at strategic intervals, like 10 minutes before the bus comes.  Your child may respond better with reminders from an app.


Brili Routines is brilliant app that turns routines into a game.  Remind and encourage children to brush their teeth and comb their hair with this handy app.  

Homework help

There are now plenty of apps to help your child with their homework struggles, taking the stress off of parents and allowing children to solve problems on their own.  

Photomath is a great tool for children to get help with their math homework and helps parents who may have forgotten certain math formulas.   



Flash Cards helps students create flashcards to help them study for any quiz or test.



Khan Academy offers help with a variety of school subjects, providing practice exercises, instructional videos and in-depth articles for each.   



Chores provide children with a sense of responsibility, motivating them to work toward a goal and give them a sense of accomplishment.  Here are some ways to organize your children’s chores.  

Our Home app takes chore tracking from a chore to fun, consider using OurHome, an app that organizes and rewards kids for participating in household duties. You can schedule and assign tasks and chores, view progress, and send messages or reminders. 




Busykid makes rewarding children for a job well done easy and making financial literacy an important part of your child’s growth setting them up for a successful future! Ideal for kids ages 4 to 16, this app lets children earn allowances based on completing chores or other tasks.


Have a great Year!

This blog post is not sponsored by any of the apps recommended here.

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