Does your phone double as your personal assistant? Are you constantly wishing there was an easier way to maneuver NYC with the kids in tow? Stuck in the middle of the city with a kid that has to go to the bathroom (right now!)? Then here are 10 apps that you need to have on your phone to make life easier. You might even wonder how you ever lived without them.

Find a great playground: Playgrounds!

It may very well be every parent's dream - finding that awesome playground where your kids can play until they're so exhausted that the nap just happens naturally without a fight. This app will not only help you find a playground near you, but also it rates them based on parent reviews, and it can help you schedule play dates.

Get itPlaygrounds!

Cost: Free


What is your favorite NYC app?

–Jesseca Stenson

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