Family Management Made Easy
With so many family members and so many schedules, plus to-do lists, grocery store trips, and everything else in between, the next-generation family organizer Picniic will make sure organization is a breeze, not a chore.
Designed by Harvard-trained psychologists and mindfulness experts, the meditation app Simple Habit offers a zen escape to recenter when you need a time-out from the hustle and bustle of raising kids.
Peace of Mind at the Touch of a Button
When your child is under the weather the Kinsa Smart Health Monitor takes their temperature, offers guidance on what to do next, and tracks your precious patient’s health history.
($19, Amazon) http://amzn.to/2lh97Ln
New parents can breathe (and sleep) easy with the Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor. Featuring movement and activity tracking to record restlessness, rollovers, and kicking, this touchscreen monitor sounds the alarm when no movement is detected for twenty seconds.
(4.3” monitor $229.99, Amazon) http://amzn.to/2mmWrHF
Social Media Safety for Kids
Letting your kids roam the world wide web unsupervised can be a cause for concern for any parent. Bark lets you keep tabs on your kid’s internet activity and alerts you to any detrimental activity in the ways of cyberbullying, sexting, drug-related content, or signs of depression.
Stay Connected While You’re Away
Robo Buddy is proof that mom really does have eyes everywhere. This mobile surveillance gadget with voice capability can help you keep an eye on the house, kids, or pets when you’re out for the day.
($86, Amazon) http://amzn.to/2l5zJ6P
Batteries Get an Eco Upgrade
As parents, it may seem like every toy in the toy box needs an endless supply of batteries. Batteroo can extend the life of your batteries so you can replace them less often. Fifteen million batteries a year end up in landfills, so while you save money and energy, you also save the environment.
(4 pack, $9.99, batteroo.com)