Top 10 Apps for Work at Home Moms ( WAHMs )

Feb 5, 2010
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Appolicious invited me to curate this list, and since work-at-home moms need all the help they can get, I’m always happy to share.

Intuition: Mom’s Personal Assistant

This is the ultimate sanity-saving organizational app for busy moms. Keep all your to-dos in one place and organize everything by location or by category or by date. So see your work to-dos, your shopping lists, your school events… all together! It’s tres organic.

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The Weather Channel – local forecasts, radar maps, storm tracking, and rain alerts – weather.com

Does my nine-year-old need a raincoat, light sweater, or full-on coat? I have seconds to decide while racing out the door. The Weather Channel app shows me what the temperature will be like at recess, lunch, and after school.

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Docs To Go Free

With family and work competing for every second, Documents to Go lets me do a last-minute proof or edit of Microsoft Office docs while waiting in the piano teacher’s living room or at the doctor’s office. Love that!

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Instapaper

When I’ve found some great news articles or blog posts I’m dying to read, but it’s time to take number-one kid to gymnastics, I can send them all to Instapaper and read ’em while I wait.

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LinkedIn

I feel more connected to my business network when I can respond to a request, post a response to a group discussion, or recommend a colleague for a job while on the run.

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ClockIn (33% OFF)

I bill by the hour, so when I’m at Target grabbing plates for a classroom party and a call comes in about a critical project, I click in on ClockIn to track my time and I don’t miss a billable minute come invoicing time.

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Fandango Movies – Times + Tickets

When the sitter says “yes,” it’s time to make fast plans. Fandango shows what’s playing where, and lets me buy tickets fast to lock down the night!

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iVideo

Life just happens when it happens. You’re not always near the Flipcam when a magical moment occurs. iVideo lets me capture the cute, the creative, and the crazy stuff in that moment.

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Twit Pro for Twitter

No need to ask why I include this app, right? A tech WAHM has to promote her work wherever, whenever. Twit Pro makes it easy to keep the tweeting buzz going.

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