There are plenty of tech items on the market now that are designed to make parenting a little easier. To help you decide which ones are right for your family, check out our guide below.
Dr apps are just starting to come onto the market now, and they are literally the most perfect thing for parents. Why? Well, it’s because you get all the convenience of getting a doctors appointment, but you don’t even have to leave your home. Meaning you don’t have to take the kid out of school or even out of the house to get them checked over if they aren’t feeling too well.
Of course, there are a range of apps out there on the market but if you can, get one like the GPs powered by Babylon. As it runs as an NHS practice meaning, it’s a free service, and you only pay the normal amount for prescriptions as well. So you can make everyone’s life easier without it costing you a penny more. So why wouldn’t you use one?
Video baby monitors
Baby monitors have been around for ages, helping parents to know when their little ones were stirring or having trouble getting off to sleep. However, now they aren’t just audio versions but come with video as well.
That means you can check on baby quickly and easily all of the time, visually as well as just listing for them. Making it easy to put your mind at rest. They are also great if your child is a very light sleeper, as many of us have actually woken them up by popping in to check and with this tech you don’t have to.
Rotating car seats
Car seats are out course a necessity legally and practically, to keep the kids safe and supported on journeys. Although, while they are great for the kids they can play havoc with mum and dad’s back when you are trying to sit the kids in the car. It’s all that bending at difficult angles!
Luckily, though, now some bright sparks have started to design seats that rotate. Meaning you can pop the kids into them as they are facing you and then turn the around into the right position. Making these rotating car seats an essential for any parents with back problems, as well as ones that are trying to avoid them.
Lastly, let’s look at some tech that can help with sleep. Yes, that’s right sleep! That oh so rare and valuable thing when you have kids. However, this next piece of tech might just help you to get a little more of it. It’s a sleep clock, and it shows the little ones when they are allowed to get out of bed and when they aren’t. Useful as not many toddlers have mastered telling them time.
Why is this type of product so good? Well, it’s because it means they won’t come in to disturb you in the middle of the night as much. Making this piece of tech a pretty valuable commodity for most sleep deprived parents.