parenting gadgets

CES 2008: Pocketfinder Personal Location Device

CES 2008: Pocketfinder Personal Location Device

The Pocketfinder is a small personal GPS. It’s purpose is to help parents keep track of their children when playing or even someone with down syndrome, Alzheimer’s or autism. Heck, you could even use this device to keep track of a valuable asset if your wanted as it’s only about the size of an oreo.

The My Little Eye baby camera monitor

The My Little Eye baby camera monitor

Even baby monitors have gotten horribly complicated, sometimes giving way more features than any normal person would ever use. This more attractive video monitor keeps things simple.

Thermofocus – the no contact thermometer

Thermofocus – the no contact thermometer

I would like to start off by saying, I have no children. However, I have somehow managed to always have some kind of small child in my life that I take care of from time to time. I've worked daycare, had baby nieces and even helped with a few different friends kids. No matter how much experience I have I still dread taking a child's temperature.

The Giggle Bug Toddler Tracker

The Giggle Bug Toddler Tracker

For those that lose their children as much as they lose their keys now there is a similar solution. There have been beepers to add to your keys for those times when they seem to wander off all on their own. Why not just attach one of those beepers to your pesky offspring? This Giggle Bug Toddler Tracker is exactly that, a key tracker created for children.

MummyWraps protect expectant mothers

MummyWraps protect expectant mothers

There are a lot of people worrying that being around all of this technology all the time causes physical damage. There have been rumors that cellphones cause cancer among many others. Well expecting mother's might get a little nervous about all of this, since they now have an unborn child to worry about. Well now you can check out MummyWraps to keep your baby safe.

Baby on Board sign finally gets interesting

Baby on Board sign finally gets interesting

I have a deep undying hatred for those stupid “baby on board” signs. I get why they are necessary, but that doesn't mean I can't snicker whenever I see one. I'm pretty sure this sign is more my style, same message, but much more entertaining.

The Boomhut from Kid’s Factory

The Boomhut from Kid’s Factory

I remember when the greatest bed a kid could have was one of those race car beds, well at least for the boys. Us girls kind of got the short end of the stick the best we could get was bunk beds or something pink. I would have killed to have this Boomhut bed it even comes in girl colors.

The HiLo high chair from Age Design

The HiLo high chair from Age Design

High chairs are one of those obnoxious necessary things that are good for about a year and a half. Soon after that kids need a booster seat or a phone book to sit at the table depending on your price range. The new HiLo high chair is one of best designed high chairs because it can adapt to your child's needs.

The Mama Board stroller

The Mama Board stroller

Do you cringe a little when you see those perfect soccer moms and all their boring designer baby accessories? I swear they look like they’ve never had a hair out of place, and to do so would be catastrophic. Well this Mama Board would be a fun way to rebel against the silly mommy stereotype.

The Pee-Pee Teepee

The Pee-Pee Teepee

If you've ever had to change a baby boy's diaper you have likely had to deal with the fear that he might decide to go before you can get the new diaper in place. These cones are slightly humorous but they do have definite practical uses.

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