Modern-day conveniences are a parent’s best friend. Can you even remember the last time you had to go buy diapers at the store instead of having them delivered via Amazon? Smartphones and apps are also a necessity for busy parents, saving you both time and money, and even helping you discover new and fun things to do with your family. Click through the gallery for 10 must-have apps every Seattle parent should have at their fingertips.

Uber App

Need a ride? Download the Uber app and instantly connect with a safe, reliable driver to take you where you want to go, when you need to get there. With one tap, Uber uses your phone’s GPS and connects you with the nearest available driver. Before requesting service, you can get a fare estimate by entering your starting and ending points in the app, so there aren’t any surprises. And no need to worry about having cash on hand, your credit card on file will be charged once you reach your destination. Use the app to leave feedback and rate your driver.

Download: iPhone, Android, or Windows
Cost: Free

What is your favorite go-to Seattle app? Tell us about it in the Comments below.

— Abbey McGee

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