Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home

Want to make your home more baby- or child-friendly? Check out these parenting gadgets that can make your home safer and more calming.

Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home
Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home

Everything changes when you become a parent—especially your house. Whereas once you were all about that modern decorating scheme, now you scour for the latest gadgets that can keep your little one safe and—hopefully—give you a little extra time. So today we’re rounding up our favorite must-have parenting gadgets for the house. These are the monitors, night-lights, and cribs you’ll want in your parenting bag of tricks for accident-free days and smoother transitions.

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Is sleep elusive for your little one? Then have a look at the Wi-Fi night-light below to create a more peaceful environment in the nursery. Or, do you want to ensure your toddler is safe around doors? There’s an excellent bumper that prevents doors from closing on tiny fingers. Read about these gadgets and more in the list below.

1. The Vacos Baby Monitor is hackproof and doesn’t require a subscription since it stores video footage locally on the device.

Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home
Vacos Baby Monitor on a bookshelf

You’ll want to keep an eye on your baby at all times, and the Vacos Baby Monitor helps you do that. It comes with up to 256 GB of TIF card storage and has a 720p HD video camera as well as infrared night vision.

Get it for $119.99 on the official website.

2. The DOORWING Door Lock and Finger Guard protects little fingers from getting caught in doors. It’s easy to install and causes no damage.

DOORWING Door Lock and Finger Gaurd in a video

It’s easy for a child to close her fingers in a door. To prevent that from happening, you’ll want to go for the DOORWING Door Lock and Finger Guard. It’s a bumper that keeps a doors from fully closing and doesn’t require any tools for installation.

Preorder it for about $23 on Indiegogo.

3. The Cradlewise Smart Crib has a modern design and combines a bassinet, crib, and baby monitor in one parenting product.

Cradlewise Smart Crib
Cradlewise Smart Crib in a bedroom

Parents buy a lot of gadgets. But you won’t have to get as many when you have the Cradlewise Smart Crib. This smart crib boasts a modern design and combines a bassinet, baby monitor, and crib in one piece of furniture. And it even soothes your baby back to sleep by imitating your rocking movements.

Get it for $1,499 on the official website.

4. The Carqon Classic electric family cargo bike lets you cart your kiddos around in style. It even has 3-point safety belts for an infant.

Carqon Classic electric family cargo bike
Carqon Classic on a street

If you like eBiking, you can get your kids in on the fun with the Carqon Classic electric family cargo bike. This luxurious eBike has a big front transport box that keeps your kids safe while an adult pedals. And the Bosch engine makes that so much easier.

Get it for about $5,860 on the official website.

5. The Nanit Smart Crib Sheet tracks your baby’s growth spurts. It gives you accurate height, weight, and head circumference.

Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home Nanit Smart Crib Sheets
Nanit Smart Crib Sheets in a crib with a baby

Babies sure can be wiggly when it’s time to take their measurements. But the Nanit Smart Crib sheets work with the Nanit Camera to take them for you. They calculate your baby’s height, weight, and head circumference while she sleeps. Best of all, the sheets are machine washable.

Get them for $34.99.

6. The Hatch Rest+ Wi-Fi Night-Light aids your child’s sleeping routine. It creates a calm environment with its ambient lighting.

Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home Hatch Rest+ Wi-Fi Night-Light
Hatch Rest+ Night-Light on a changing table

If sleep doesn’t come easily to your child, the Hatch Rest+ Wi-Fi Night-Light can help. It combines a night-light, a baby monitor, a speaker, and an alarm clock in one beautiful lamp. And the tranquil sounds can ease the transition to bedtime.

Get it for $89.99.

7. The BOBBY automated baby bouncer turns your baby’s car seat into a bouncer with soothing moves while you’re out and about.

BOBBY under a car seet

Another of our favorite must-have parenting gadgets is the BOBBY automated baby bouncer. It creates gentle swaying motions that adapt to your baby’s weight while in the car seat. After 30 minutes, it shuts off automatically.

Get it for about $80 on the official website.

8. The Gryphon Guardian parental control and security mesh Wi-Fi router keeps your kids safe online. It even helps you limit screen time.

Gryphon Guardian parental control and security mesh Wi-Fi router
Gryphon Guardian with books

As a parent, you know you can’t control everything. But with the Gryphon Guardian parental control and security mesh Wi-Fi router, you can limit screen time, filter content, and even disable the internet for a specified period of time. As a bonus, it also protects all your internet-connected devices from hackers.

Get it for $99 on the official website.

9. The Baby Brezza Smart Soothing Mat baby soothing pad comforts your baby to sleep. That way, you can get a little work done.

Baby Brezza Smart Soothing Mat with a sleeping baby

The Baby Brezza Smart Soothing Mat baby soothing pad made our list of must-have parenting gadgets for your home because it offers four calming vibration levels. Plus, there are two heartbeat modes, mimicking the sound and feel of the mother’s womb.

Get it for $99.99 on the official website.

10. The ReliefCare Digital Forehead Thermometer recalls 25 readings. That way, you always know how long your baby has had a fever.

Must-have parenting gadgets you need for your home
ReliefCare Digital Forehead Thermometer and a baby

Anyone of any age can use the ReliefCare Digital Forehead Thermometer, but it’s great for kids. It can remember up to 25 readings, and it works on both ears and foreheads. If there’s a fever, the display becomes red.

Get it for $19.97 on Amazon.

Parenting isn’t always easy, but these gadgets can make the job a lot smoother. Which ones would you like to add to your home? Or maybe you can recommend others? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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