Get a new gadget this Christmas? Whether you splurged on a fabulous new iPad mini or Santa got the hint and delivered the latest smartphone to your stocking, chances are you’re looking to make the most of your new device. Get connected and save time being Team Mom – count on these apps and tech tools to jumpstart your New Year:
Save time managing team sign-ups for snack schedules, car pool duty, concessions and fundraisers with free online signups from VolunteerSpot. With mobile access, eCalendar sync and automated reminders, this free go-to tech tool is your New Year’s solution for saving time and getting all the other team parents to pitch in and sing your praises! iOS & Android companion apps available too. Check out free online signups.
From soccer to baseball, hockey to football, volleyball to lacrosse — quickly organize team schedules, practices and game details with the free TeamSnap app for iOS and Android. Manage team rosters as well, share real-time game updates, keep other parents informed of weather alerts, and even share photos. TeamSnap will have you scoring team mom goals left and right. Learn more.
3. Cozi Family Calendar:
Quickly coordinate your family’s entire calendar, from all the sports practices and games to school commitments, vacations and more – and sync with everyone in your family, on the go! With checklists, alerts and customizable reminders too, Cozi is your all-in-one free app that keeps the entire family on track. Learn more.
We know, you’re asking yourself, how in the world can Pinterest help a team mom like me? Girl, listen up! Pinterest is your go-to DIY solution for creative coach gift ideas, healthy team snack recipes, rockin’ team dinner decorations, even free printables and inspiration for posters and fan-wear for the big game.
5. Heads Up!:
Rain delay have kids moping on the sidelines? Looking at a three hour car ride for a weekend tournament? Keep everyone entertained with our favorite game for iOS and Android, Heads Up! (you’ve probably seen Ellen playing it on her show). Kids will be acting, dancing, guessing and laughing before you know it. Download it ($0.99) at the Itunes App Store and Google Play Store.
More about VolunteerSpot:
Free online signup sheets by VolunteerSpot make it easy to get MORE help in less time (and with less stress)! Coordinate snacks, concessions, carpool and more – in a snap, without frustrating reply-all email chains! Take a tour.