1. The instant attention absorber
a. Find whatever your kid/s loves and it makes life so much easier: painting, puzzles, scooters, baking
2. The Smart Phone
a. Gone are the days that you had to wait until you have a moment to go to find a computer, camera, a calculator, a phone. The smartphone allows the mummy to text, tweet, status update, take a picture, make a video, do the maths all at one time on the go.
3. The Ipad
a. This handy little device is for the mummy +. The ipad is a chameleon while apps transform it into multiple devices with the ability to be a kindle, watch movies, read the news, skype and be socially connected. It is perfect to transport anywhere and pick up exactly where you left off.
b. It also has many education options for the kids. Not without its critics and to be fair it should be used in moderation, but the power of the ipad on a long car journey or fight reaches mystic proportions.
a. Update all your social networks in one.
5. Kindle App
a. Have all your books, cookbooks and articles on the ipad for easy access.
a. Staying connected with the world for free.
7. Skype www.skype.com
a. The distractions of skyping grandma giving you a break for free.
8. The slow cooker in a bag
a. The ease of coming home to a hot dinner with minimal effort and energy! http://nb-wonderbag.com/
9. Yoga Online
a. The time taken to go to a studio or even a gym, can be time you don’t have. There are great sessions online that give you space within your day, without wasting time on travel. http://www.tonysanchez.net/
10. The joint calendar
a. Being organised as a family unit saves so much time!
11. 1p Books
a. The multiple book bed time settling them down into bed, and ready for 8pm Mummy and Daddy time. www.amazon.com
12. Free Kindle books http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.html?docId=1000577623
a. Great for cooking inspiration
b. Great fun for the kids to do baking