Top 5 Best FREE Android Apps for Busy Moms

Moms who own smartphones running Android have something to cheer about. Developers are now coming up with applications that target moms. These applications help both working and stay-at-home mothers to be productive. So, tech-savvy moms: Google Play has these cool Android apps that can help. Here are top five best Free Android apps for busy moms.

Recipe Search

Although there are a lot of cooking related Android apps available, Recipe Search is possibly the best yet FREE. The user interface is elegantly designed and the application has more than 70,000 recipes to offer. By simply typing the ingredients available, the application finds a recipe that comprises them. This comes very handy to busy moms who don’t have the time or the energy to look through recipe books. This is a great to have Android app when you’re in the grocery store and not sure what to make. One can also share the recipes that they’ve created with others and get cooking tips and tricks through this application.

They have tons of recipe categories; including main dishes, appetizers, drinks, side dishes, desserts, ethnic recipes, soups, stews and diet recipes and more.


This is a free Android application. OurGroceries is a great app for making grocery lists. Mothers can create lists, categorize them by stores and even remotely send them across to other family members who own Android phones. When one keys in a recipe, the application would automatically create a grocery shopping list based on the ingredients needed for the recipe.

What’s more? OurGroceries automatically keeps your family’s grocery list in sync with the latest changes—on every family member’s phone or web browser. Every change to your shared shopping list is visible in seconds. See items being checked off as your partner shops! OurGroceries also has a very beautiful UI and is neatly designed.


Again, this is a free Android app and is a handy tool for moms who shop smart. By clicking the picture of a product’s barcode, Shopsavvy decrypts the code, identifies the product and searches for various deals available on the internet for the same product. Not just moms, a lot of people would not know about offers and promotions, but thanks to Shopsavvy, Android users now have the power to make choices and get the best deals. No doubt Gizmodo reviewed this app as ‘one of the best barcode apps for Android.’

Cozi Family Organizer

This is an Android application that mothers can use to manage the entire family’s schedule. Everything from a family journal to shopping and to-do lists can be created, organized and the calendars can be shared from a central location so everyone is on the same page. The Cozi Family Calendar & Lists app sends reminders for upcoming events through email and text messages.

So for anyone that is looking for one web-based program that will plan and organize your family’s busy schedule, you might want to take a peek at cozy.  It seems to have a lot to offer.  With all the awards, rave reviews, and family testimonials, Cozi seems to be a sure bet. The biggest advantage is that the application is compatible with both Mac and PC.

First Aid

First Aid free android app gives reliable instructions for emergency situations. The application is very easy to use and the instruction sets are illustrated. There are first aid tips for almost every possible accident. Whether it is a fire burn, head injury or breathing difficulties, First Aid has instructions for everything. This is an awesome app for anyone who wants to be up on their medical knowledge and also is a must have for emergencies.

These are five Android applications that would be useful for busy mothers. Feel free to suggest more such Android apps for moms (and dads) in the comment section below.

Guest Author: This is a guest post by Mark Dwayne of, a site that offers savings and current information on time warner cable. Mark mainly spends his time being an innovator in all things technology and spends time writing about these advances.


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