Parent Alternatives

Parent

Child care management platform for parents and teachers

Parent

How do Parent alternatives compare?

Carecenta and ChildWatch stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Parent to its top 46 alternatives, DayCare Works has the highest rating, with Enrollsy as the runner-up, and Parent ranking 41st place. HiMama has the most reviews with a total of 3,011, while Parent has 23. Users say Discover tops the list for value for money followed by EarlyWorks, while Parent comes in 30th. Users also say DayCare Works and Discover are the easiest to use, while Parent takes 36th place.


How do I choose the best Parent alternative?

Browse our list of competitors to find the tool that's right for your team and workflow. Filter apps by features, pricing, ratings, integrations, devices and more. Read verified reviews and discover what other people in your industry are using. Compare apps side by side to find the best match for your business.


What are the top 5 alternatives to Parent?

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Top 46 alternatives

Carecenta

Management SaaS for home care, home infusion & adult daycare

Features

Total

6

26

29

features in common

6

features in common

Carecenta's unique features

  • Payroll Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

  • GPS

  • Monitoring

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Reminders

ChildWatch

Business management software for childcare centers

Pricing

Starting from

$39.95/month

Value for money

4.4

0.1

4.5

What users say about ChildWatch's value for money

The way in which our Agency sponsors CACFP Home Daycare Providers & our own Head Start Centers has changed completely since we have gone with Child Watch; we save a great deal of time & money.

CF

Carla F.

The software is very easy to learn, use and train others to use. There are a lot of features for cost which is a great bonus when you are on a tight budget.

LS

Luke S.

Total

6

12

29

features in common

6

features in common

ChildWatch's unique features

  • Registration Management

  • Electronic Payments

  • Credit Card Integration

  • Client Portal

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Attendance Tracking

  • API

EZCare

EZCare makes managing your program easy.

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about EZCare's value for money

The price is fantastic for the quality of customer service and for the functionality of the product.

AB

Alissa B.

It was money well spent, every person you deal with throughout this company is outstanding.

JR

Jennifer R.

Total

5

28

29

features in common

5

features in common

EZCare's unique features

  • Accounting Management

  • Video Support

  • Data Import/Export

  • Email Integration

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Volunteer Management

  • Resource Allocation

Famly

All-in-one management software for child care providers.

Features

Total

18

54

29

features in common

18

features in common

Famly's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Registration Management

  • Absence Management

  • Real Time Monitoring

Parent's unique features

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Class Scheduling

  • Content Repository

DayCare Works

SaaS program management for childcare organizations

Features

Total

7

39

29

features in common

7

features in common

DayCare Works' unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Remote Access

  • Custom Forms

  • Lead Management

Parent's unique features

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Calendar Management

Procare Online Version

Child care software for centers and after school programs.

Pricing

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.5

What users say about Procare Online Version's value for money

It's a bit expensive for a part time program like what I run, but overall I am very satisfied and hope it continues to be worth the money as they are always making updates to their program.

CC

Chandra C.

This app is super easy to use and tech support is just a click away. This app was the best investment for my in home daycare.

VG

Virginia G.

Total

6

22

29

features in common

6

features in common

Procare Online Version's unique features

  • Registration Management

  • Compliance Management

  • Records Management

  • SMS Integration

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Reminders

Kangarootime

The leading all-in-one childcare management software.

Pricing

Starting from

$100/month

Value for money

4.4

0.1

4.5

What users say about Kangarootime's value for money

The costumer service is so helpful and great to deal with.

JH

Jaimie H.

The cost of product is great as it is easy to use.

AF

Amy F.

Total

6

15

29

features in common

6

features in common

Kangarootime's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Collections Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Enrollment Management

Parent's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Mailing List Management

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Billing & Invoicing

CommunityPass

Complete Recreation Management Software

Pricing

Starting from

$3450/year

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about CommunityPass' value for money

It is a win win for our community. It has eliminated the over time costs for in person registration.

JC

Jim C.

The ease of use is a definite pro. Being able to separate revenue by individual sports is a great feature.

GB

Grace B.

Total

8

45

29

features in common

8

features in common

CommunityPass' unique features

  • Electronic Payments

  • Room Booking

  • Activity Management

  • Purchasing Management

Parent's unique features

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Real Time Data

  • Volunteer Management

  • API

1Core

Child care center management software

Features

Total

2

2

29

features in common

2

features in common

1Core's unique features

  • No unique features

Parent's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Real Time Notifications

Enrollsy

Cloud-based classroom & enrollment management

Features

Total

10

33

29

features in common

10

features in common

Enrollsy's unique features

  • Team Calendars

  • Data Storage Management

  • Enrollment Management

  • Custom Forms

Parent's unique features

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Real Time Data

  • Reminders

  • Sick Leave Tracking

Regpack

Web based software for online registration and payments.

Pricing

Starting from

$125/month

Value for money

4.4

0.1

4.5

What users say about Regpack's value for money

Parents fill out one application, and all of our data is easily moved into external spreadsheets. Its not perfect, but seems to be a great value for our money.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Reduced friction in the registration process, improved revenue and participation rates, improved cost management. VERY reasonable pricing.

MG

Michael G.

Total

5

35

29

features in common

5

features in common

Regpack's unique features

  • Applications Management

  • Partial Payments

  • Customizable Questions

  • Electronic Payments

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Resource Allocation

ChildCareCRM

Cloud-based CRM solution for businesses of all sizes

Pricing

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about ChildCareCRM's value for money

Childcare CRM is a fantastic system that has allowed us to capture more money that we used to leave on the table.

TC

Ted C.

What I like most about childcareCRM is the price for what I do. Ve tried Infusion soft before and others.

Julien M.

Total

6

29

29

features in common

6

features in common

ChildCareCRM's unique features

  • Social Media Integration

  • Lead Management

  • Multi-Channel Distribution

  • Email Tracking

Parent's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • API

Pike13

A cloud-based client management solution

Pricing

Starting from

$129/month

Value for money

4.0

0.5

4.5

What users say about Pike13's value for money

Easy to use and love the accessibility though the phone app. This has been a good program for our small company budget too.

KN

Krista N.

Pike 13 helps me stay engaged in the business of making money (not sitting and staring at a computer trying to get the software aligned with my goals- like so many other products).

Kevin E.

Total

9

72

29

features in common

9

features in common

Pike13's unique features

  • Client Portal

  • Digital Signature

  • Multiple User Accounts

  • Payroll Management

Parent's unique features

  • Invoice Processing

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Content Repository

  • Reporting & Statistics

Marketing 360

#1 Marketing Platform For Small Business

Pricing

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about Marketing 360's value for money

Madwire is constantly showing me that they are working for me, and that our money isn’t going to waste. They make sure that I know that I’m a priority, and has great support to our success.

JL

JOE L.

They have helped us generate leads effortlessly by using the most cost effective adwords, designing our website and personalize our promotional flyers.

SA

Sasha A.

Total

2

65

29

features in common

2

features in common

Marketing 360's unique features

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Website Management

  • Spend Analysis

  • Multi-Campaign

Parent's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Real Time Data

Procare Desktop Version

Windows-based childcare management system

Pricing

Starting from

$99/month

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about Procare Desktop Version's value for money

Price is good, if you just need the basics and don't add on anything. The only other good thing is that it's already in use and we don't have to go through the hassle of changing.

RS

Rebecca S.

I appreciate that the software allows me the freedom to change things based on the specifics of my program. It also provides the reports that I need for state licensing.

CK

Catherine K.

Total

3

20

29

features in common

3

features in common

Procare Desktop Version's unique features

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Payroll Management

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Mobile Integration

Parent's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Instant Messaging

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Real Time Notifications

Sandbox Software

All-in-One Child Care Management Software

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

4.9

0.4

4.5

What users say about Sandbox Software's value for money

This program is very user friendly and the costumer service is amazing. Anytime we have any issues one quick email and the problem is looked into and resolved as quickly as possible.

CE

Catherine E.

You can do so many things with this program. This was the best investment our center made.

JF

Judy F.

Total

18

81

29

features in common

18

features in common

Sandbox Software's unique features

  • User Photos

  • Secure Login

  • Multi-Location

  • Certification Tracking

Parent's unique features

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • API

  • Content Repository

HiMama

Child care app for documentation and parent engagement

Pricing

Starting from

$45/month

Value for money

4.6

0.1

4.5

What users say about HiMama's value for money

Being able to see updates throughout the day that tell me how and what my child is up to at daycare is absolutely priceless, and is a big highlight during my work days.

R

Rae -.

Experience is fine but firvus this app is not what we need and we are not using it for what it costs per month.

LH

Lisa H.

Total

13

54

29

features in common

13

features in common

HiMama's unique features

  • Knowledge Base Management

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Email Distribution

  • Records Management

Parent's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Employee Management

  • Reporting & Statistics

LifeCubby

Child care management & parent engagement platform

Pricing

Starting from

$30/month

Value for money

4.4

0.1

4.5

What users say about LifeCubby's value for money

If I was a larger facility it would be worth the monthly investment, but for me it is not- which is a shame because I love the developmental profiles and tracking that parents love so much.

JS

Jeni S.

I have looked at other options, and LifeCubby is a good value for the cost and continues to improve.

JR

Jody R.

Total

17

69

29

features in common

17

features in common

LifeCubby's unique features

  • Activity Management

  • Summary Reports

  • Customer Database

  • Portfolio Management

Parent's unique features

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Volunteer Management

  • Content Repository

brightwheel

Childcare Center, Daycare, and Preschool Management Software

Pricing

Value for money

4.5
4.5

What users say about brightwheel's value for money

I love your costumer service reps and the instant feedback. They are always very helpful and responsive.

NA

Nicole A.

Love this program and how easy it is to use. We compared it side by side to HiMama and found them to be very similar, but Brightwheel is at a lower price point for us.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

12

51

29

features in common

12

features in common

brightwheel's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Alerts / Escalation

  • Email Tracking

  • Role-Based Permissions

Parent's unique features

  • Mailing List Management

  • Resource Allocation

  • Employee Management

  • Real Time Data

Enrolmy

Enrolmy is a registration solution for childcare programs

Features

Total

5

25

29

features in common

5

features in common

Enrolmy's unique features

  • Communications Calendar

  • Email Tracking

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Electronic Payments

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Volunteer Management

  • Resource Allocation

Cheqdin

A revolutionary management solution for childcare centres

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

0.3

4.5

What users say about Cheqdin's value for money

It is relatively easy to use and the customer support is great. The cost is also very good.

SS

Sarah S.

Great value for money and a lots of useful features.

CW

Cathy W.

Total

7

23

29

features in common

7

features in common

Cheqdin's unique features

  • Registration Management

  • Email Integration

  • Records Management

  • User Photos

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Reminders

ZayCare

(0)

School management software for daycare centers

Features

Total

9

30

29

features in common

9

features in common

ZayCare's unique features

  • Remote Access

  • Forecasting

  • Progress Reports

  • Milestone Tracking

Parent's unique features

  • Invoice Processing

  • Real Time Data

  • Reminders

  • Real Time Notifications

MNprogram

(0)

Sales management software for legal and medical industries

Features

Total

13

54

29

features in common

13

features in common

MNprogram's unique features

  • Financial Management

  • Assessment Management

  • Customer Accounts

  • Real Time Reporting

Parent's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Resource Allocation

  • Instant Messaging

  • Real Time Data

CRAFTS

Operations management for childcare

Features

Total

11

31

29

features in common

11

features in common

CRAFTS's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Client Portal

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Records Management

Parent's unique features

  • Mailing List Management

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Document Management

  • Permission Management

QManager

School dismissal management system

Features

Total

3

9

29

features in common

3

features in common

QManager's unique features

  • Email Notifications

  • Records Management

  • Electronic Signature Capture

  • Contact Management

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

Moment

Parent communication & classroom management tool for schools

Features

Total

10

26

29

features in common

10

features in common

Moment's unique features

  • Customizable Questions

  • Promotions Management

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Receiving

Parent's unique features

  • Instant Messaging

  • Permission Management

  • API

  • Resource Allocation

Discover

Childcare administration software for the New Zealand market

Features

Total

4

27

29

features in common

4

features in common

Discover's unique features

  • Customer Experience Management

  • Visitor Registration

  • Payroll Management

  • Records Management

Parent's unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Instant Messaging

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Resource Allocation

EarlyWorks

Childcare documentation & programming platform

Features

Total

6

21

29

features in common

6

features in common

EarlyWorks' unique features

  • Task Management

  • Event Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • User Photos

Parent's unique features

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Mailing List Management

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Attendance Management

EduKids Connect

Early childhood program management software

Features

Total

7

24

29

features in common

7

features in common

EduKids Connect's unique features

  • Recurring Billing

  • Time Clock Integration

  • Registration Management

  • Performance Reports

Parent's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Mailing List Management

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Billing & Invoicing

Learning Clubhouse

Customizable childcare management software

Features

Total

6

23

29

features in common

6

features in common

Learning Clubhouse's unique features

  • Registration Management

  • Task Management

  • Scheduled Reporting

  • Real Time Monitoring

Parent's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Instant Messaging

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Attendance Management

Prime Child Care

Truly comprehensive software for childcare providers

Features

Total

14

52

29

features in common

14

features in common

Prime Child Care's unique features

  • Enrollment Management

  • Accounting Management

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Secure Data Storage

Parent's unique features

  • Invoice Processing

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Document Storage

  • Resource Allocation

Parents Connect App

Web based app for connecting parents and childcare providers

Features

Total

7

16

29

features in common

7

features in common

Parents Connect App's unique features

  • Registration Management

  • Electronic Payments

  • User Photos

  • Receiving

Parent's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Mailing List Management

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Attendance Management

PREto3

Simple and affordable Child Care Center Management Software

Features

Total

18

36

29

features in common

18

features in common

PREto3's unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Registration Management

  • Real Time Updates

  • Financial Management

Parent's unique features

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Invoice Processing

  • Document Storage

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

Jackrabbit Care

Web based child care management software

Features

Total

15

89

29

features in common

15

features in common

Jackrabbit Care's unique features

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Records Management

  • Lead Generation

  • Compensation Management

Parent's unique features

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Volunteer Management

  • Invoice Processing

  • Sick Leave Tracking

Child Paths

Educational software for early years and primary schools

Features

Total

9

31

29

features in common

9

features in common

Child Paths' unique features

  • Push Notifications

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Payroll Integration

  • Multi-Channel Communication

Parent's unique features

  • Invoice Processing

  • Real Time Data

  • Reminders

  • Real Time Notifications

Kindertales

Let us get you back to what you love about Childcare

Features

Total

14

61

29

features in common

14

features in common

Kindertales' unique features

  • Email Integration

  • Accounting Management

  • Video Support

  • Data Import/Export

Parent's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Vacation Tracking

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Resource Allocation

KidReports

Digital classroom management & parent engagement

Features

Total

5

24

29

features in common

5

features in common

KidReports' unique features

  • Contact Database

  • Progress Tracking

  • Self Service Portal

  • Quality Assurance

Parent's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Volunteer Management

  • Resource Allocation

Daycarez

Mobile first parent-school engagement platform

Features

Total

7

23

29

features in common

7

features in common

Daycarez's unique features

  • Summary Reports

  • Electronic Payments

  • SMS Integration

  • Template Management