30 Useful and Quick Self-Care Apps for Moms in 2024

Are you struggling with finding time for self-care? There are many things that we have to take care of so it can be very hard to put ourselves first. Even when we are busy, we need to take care of ourselves so we are able to take care of others. Therefore, it’s so important to find some great resources for moms. Using some self-care apps for moms can keep you on track. It’s not selfish to make yourself a priority.

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Self-Care Apps for Moms

Self-care apps can be very beneficial because you’ll get automatic reminders to take time for yourself and you will have many options for self-care right at your fingertips. They can also be really helpful with keeping you on track with morning routines for moms. You will not have to worry about getting organized or planning anything out in detail. The apps will do most of the planning for you. Here are my recommendations for 30 useful and quick self-care apps for moms.

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1. Calm

Calm is an all-in-one mindfulness app. There are mediations offered on topics such as sleep, anxiety, beginners, stress, and self-care. Calm also has a section that focuses solely on sleep with meditations, music, soundscapes, and sleep stories. Relaxing music is also offered. There is a wisdom section with talks on motivation, mindset, habits, emotions, relationships, performance, gratitude, and work life. Finally, there is a movement section with low impact moves that can done while walking, standing, sitting, or lying down. Calm has a 7-day free trial and after that you can pay $69.99 annually, or $399.99 for a lifetime membership.

2. Mindful Mamas

Mindful Mamas is another all-in-one mindfulness app, but this app is designed specifically for moms. There are over 500 meditations, most ranging from 1-10 minutes. Sleep stories and sleep meditations can be found in the sleep section of the app. There are affirmations, which you can listen to or even record in your own voice. Finally, there are courses where you combine the meditations with lessons. There is a 7 or 14-day trial for new users, and after that you can either pay $9.99 monthly or $69.99 annually.

3. Parenting Guide from Lasting

Parenting Guide from Lasting is an app which helps parents become more confident in their parenting approach. There are self-guided lessons, live classes, and tools to increase self-awareness. This app has a 7-day free trial and after that costs $39.99 per month.

4. Headspace

Headspace’s primary focus is on meditation, some are as short as 3 minutes! There are daily meditations, sleep sounds and meditations, stress relief and coping meditations, and meditations for working from home. There are also at-home workouts such as yoga and guided runs. Finally, there are courses on how to meditate and a 28 days of mindful fitness and cardio course. The monthly plan comes with a 7-day free trial and then costs $12.99 per month. The annual plan comes with a 14-day free trial and then costs $69.99 a year.

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5. Fabulous

Fabulous is a self-care coaching app that helps you develop healthy habits. It teaches how to create daily rituals and habits that become routines that help you meet your goals. There is a 7-day free trial and after that ends the app costs $39.99 per year.

6. Mama – daily self-care for moms

Mama – daily self-care for moms contains daily affirmations, meditations, and self-care guides to help you reclaim your time and thrive as a mom. This app is free!

7. Sanity and Self

Sanity and Self is a mindfulness and support app. There are hundreds of mindfulness sessions to listen to, you can text directly with an expert for daily support and advice, and you can also chat one-on-one with experts. This app has a 7-day free trial and then costs $59.99 annually.

8. Nap26

Nap26 is a power nap app that gives you the benefits of a 3-hour nap in just 26 minutes. The audio program uses pulsating beats that signal to the brain to enter a more relaxed state and the app wakes you after 26 minutes. Nap26 costs $5 to download.

9. The Peloton App

The Peloton App has thousands of classes in exercises such as strength, meditation, yoga, stretching, cardio, cycling, running, walking, and rowing. Besides the physical benefits, you also feel mental benefits from the motivational Peloton instructor quotes during classes. Some classes are as short as five minutes! This app is great even if you don’t have any Peloton exercise equipment. One of my favorite non-equipment classes to take on the app is Peloton boxing. A limited number of classes are always available for free. Peloton App One comes with a 30-day free trial and then costs $12.99 per month or $129 per year. Peloton App+ also comes with a 30-day free trial and then costs $24 per month or $240 per year. The main difference between Peloton App One and Peloton App+ is that with App One you get three cardio equipment classes per month (ie. cycling, treadmill, and rowing) and with App+, cardio equipment classes are unlimited.

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10. Gratitude to Bliss

The Gratitude to Bliss app offers a full year of daily gratitude practices and coaching tips. The app has a 14-day free trial and after that costs $1.99 per month.

11. 7-Minute Workout

The 7-Minute Workout app includes 12 high intensity bodyweight exercises to make up a 7-minute workout. You can pay $0.99-$2.99 for additional individual workouts or $9.99 for all of the additional workouts. There is also a Pro subscription which allows you to customize the workouts. The Pro subscription costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.

12. Ten Percent Happier

Ten Percent Happier gives you access to teachings and guided meditations to help make mindfulness into a habit. There are video courses, a library of 500+ meditations, live challenges, sleep sessions, and podcasts. The app comes with a 7-day free trial and then costs $99.99 per year.

13. Insight Timer

With Insight Timer, you get over 100,000 guided meditations, music and nature sounds to promote calmness, talks by experts, hundreds of discussion and meditation groups, trackers, sleep meditations, and live yoga classes all for free! You can also pay $60 per year to access premium content such as over 1,000 meditation courses, offline listening, and an advanced player.

14. Charity Miles

With Charity Miles, you can raise money for charity whenever you walk, run, or bike. Users can earn 25 cents per mile for walking and 10 cents per mile for cycling, but there are caps on how much the company will donate. This is a free app.

15. Yoga International

The Yoga International app has over 3,000 on demand yoga practices ranging from 3-90 minutes, over 700 meditations, over 100 pranayama practices, over 2,700 articles, and over 300 courses and challenges. The app has a 7-day free trial and after that costs $19.99 per month or $169 for an annual plan.

mom doing yoga

16. Canva

Canva is an app where you can design documents, whiteboards, instagram posts, presentations, videos, posters, resumes, documents, logos, and flyers. This could be a great app for creating a vision board. Canva is free, but there is an option to upgrade to Canva Pro where you get over 100 million premium photos, videos, and elements, as well as some additional benefits. Canva Pro starts with a 7-day free trial and then costs $12.99 per month or $119.99 per year.

17. Mint

Mint is a personal finance app that lets you keep track of all of your accounts in one place, and track your bill payments and budgeting goals. The app is free, but there is an option to upgrade to Mint Premium for $4.99 per month. Mint Premium is mostly ad-free, adds advanced analytics, the ability to export your data, and includes access to Billshark, a service that cancels subscriptions you no longer want on your behalf.

18. Breathing Zone

Breathing Zone offers guided breathing for mindfulness in just five minutes. It includes a breathing analyzer which detects your breathing rate and automatically sets your target breathing rate. This is a free app!

19. Sparkle Self-Care

Sparkle is a habit tracking app that creates habits, gives inspiration for new self-care ideas, has daily check-ins to keep you accountable, offers a journal, progress tracking, and personal reminders. This is a free app but may have some in-app purchases.

20. Gaia

The Gaia app offers guided meditations, relaxing and subliminal music, mantra chants, healing and solfeggio frequencies, binaural beats and isochronic tones, breathing guides, and kaleidoscope and mind movies. It starts with a 7-day free trial and then costs $7.99 per month, $49.99 per year, and $299.99 for a lifetime membership.

21. Goodreads

Goodreads is a completely free app where you can share and review the books you are reading and get many, many book recommendations! The app even has annual challenges to encourage you to read more.

mom reading

22. MoodTools

MoodTools comes with a depression test where you can track your symptoms over time, a thought diary where you can analyze your thoughts and identify negative thinking patterns, and a safety plan. This is a free app but has an option to upgrade to Pro Mode which offers export, cloud sync, and passcode protection. Pro Mode costs $4.99 per month, $29.99 per year, or $199.99 for a lifetime membership.

23. MindDoc

MindDoc first identifies your thoughts and feelings by asking questions up to three times a day. Based on those responses, the app recommends audio courses and other resources. MindDoc does have a free version but to get all the features, you need to pay $29.99 for 3 months, $44.99 for 6 months, and $69.99 for one year.

24. Wisdo

Wisdo offers over 50 social health communities on mental health, physical health, identity, and family. You can connect with peers, trained helpers, and guides who have been in your shoes. The basic version of Wisdo is free, but to get full access to the app you need to pay $5.99 for a monthly membership. Annual options are available as well.

25. Colorfy

Colorfy is a coloring book app. The app is free, but you can upgrade to a Colorfy Plus plan that costs $2.99 per week, $7.99 per month, and $39.99 per year.

26. Cozi

Cozi is a family organizer app that helps you stay on top of everything. You can track everyone’s activities, color code who is involved in each activity, manage events, and keep everyone in the family up-to-date with automatic notifications and emails. Cozi is free, but premium features are available with Cozi Gold which starts with a 14-day free trial and then costs $29.99 per year.

27. Peanut

The Peanut app provides access to a community where you can meet women in a similar stage as you, join groups with common interests, ask questions and get advice, and join live conversations. Peanut is free to download and use. A Peanut Plus subscription is available to purchase with some additional features.

moms hanging out together

28. Gratitude

Gratitude is a journaling for self-care app that provides journal prompts, affirmations, vision boards, and daily motivation content. The app is free. There is a paid version that comes with some additional features and costs $4.99 per month or $29.99 per year.

29. Forest

Forest is a productivity app that helps you stay focused. When you want to stay focused you plant a tree, and the tree grows while you are focused. If you leave the app early then the tree dies. This app costs $3.99 to download.

30. Amazon

We all know and love Amazon! The app comes with some additional benefits that you don’t get just from shopping on the website. With the app, you get delivery notifications, 360 degree product views, notifications when an item on your list goes on sale, and chat support. The app is free to download.

Useful and Quick Self-Care

Part of self-care is staying away from your phone so I am definitely not recommending that you download all thirty apps. Hopefully you will find one or two of them helpful at getting you started on self-care routine with useful and quick options. Let me know which apps you chose and how you like them!

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