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.

OneBusAway App

If you regularly use public transit or you're planning a downtown adventure using Metro buses, OneBusAway is a must-have resource. This helpful app displays real-time arrival and departure information for local buses, a map display of stops and routes, and a search for stop options using routes, addresses and stop numbers. With this awesome app, know with certainty, when the next bus is going to come around the corner.

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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