Working Mother

The 10 Best Apps to Help You Split the Mental Load with Your Spouse

Working moms juggle a ton of daily tasks, and just keeping up with everything is a job in and of itself. Call it the mental load or emotional labor or household management—if you’re tired of being the CEO of your family and want to start splitting more of your executive role with your spouse, don’t despair. Thankfully, there are a ton of apps that make it super easy for both partners to pitch in and collaborate when it comes to everything from scheduling appointments to managing chores. Here are our favorites for keeping everyone on track.

AnyList

AnyList

With this app, you can email and print your lists too.

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If meal planning and grocery shopping is).

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