Most moms today have their smart phones glued to the palm of their hand. Its uses range from texting (darling hubby:  please pick up pizza for dinner, stat) to game playing (level 70 of Candy Crush is crazy). But while out and about with kiddos in the concrete jungle, it’s nice to rely on the smart phone for other things – like finding new ways to entertain the kids or the perfect spot for a family lunch. Check out these super helpful smart phone apps that will make your life navigating the city a little easier.   You’ll wonder how you lived without them.

My Los Angeles 311

Abandon couch really messing with your curb appeal? Notice some street lights out? Need a new trash can? Use this app to deal with City issues first hand for everything from graffiti removal to more mundane things like who to call when your power goes out. You'll get a handy list of citywide services along with helpful tips on who to call when. News and twitter updates round out the mix.

Cost: Free
Download for the Android and the iPhone.

-Christina Fielder

What apps can’t your live without in LA?  Let us know – we’re always looking for the latest!

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