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11 Fun And Useful Tech Gadgets To Gift The Parents In Your Life

If there is anyone who needs a little extra tech in their day, it's a busy parent!

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1. A tracking device set because keeping track of your kids, your kids' things, and your own things is...a lot.

2. A simple home security camera to help parents sleep better and feel comfortable when out and about.

Blink Mini — compact indoor plug-in smart security camera

3. Speaking of sleep, a bedside sleep aid that offers guided meditations, white noise, and gentle alarms because a well-rested parent is a happy parent.

Hatch Restore smart light

4. A smart pen that will automatically send all of your random notes and to-dos to your phone.

5. A fitness tracking device to count all the steps you clock after chasing around a toddler, cleaning up toys, or running after your kid who forgot their homework (or all of the above).

3Plus - Lite Activity Tracker in pink

6. A light and ultra-portable tablet for plenty of road trip and errand-running entertainment for kids (and thus peaceful car rides for parents).

7. A smart mug that will keep your coffee steaming hot without any trips to and from the microwave.

Ember 14 oz Mug² Coffee Mug in Black

8. A sleek-looking wireless charging station that doubles as a phone sanitizer because what is better than your device being powered up AND germ-free?

Lexon OBLIO UV Sanitizing Wireless Charging Station in white

9. While we're talking about germs, a cute little handwashing timer to remind you and your kids to scrub for the full recommended 20 seconds.

the hand washing timer

10. A smart screwdriver with 33 different bits so you always have the right size tool to replace the batteries in your kids' toys.

Bosch Go 3.6V Smart Cordless Screwdriver

11. And a s'mores maker to enjoy some sweet treats together as a family.

Sterno Family Fun S'mores Maker in red

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