Tech Gadget Ideas for Mom
Is your Mom’s birthday just around the corner? This is the woman who brought you into the world. Sure, she tells you every year that you only need call her and wish her a happy birthday, and perhaps mail her a card, but we all know you can do better than that. Long gone are the days of traditional gift giving like flowers and candies. If you really want to show your mom just how special she is, consider purchasing a tech friendly present that she will find both useful and interesting! If your mom is anything like mine, chances are she is adverse to anything technical, however, there are many gadgets out there that will make her life easier and aren’t all the difficult to use.
Tablets and Laptops
Tablets and laptops might not be “new” technology, but they are becoming smaller, more lightweight, and increasingly more powerful. They can do everything that the traditional desktop computer can do, and sometimes even more. My mom has long been harnessed to her work station because all she had available was her clunky desktop computer. Last year I purchase and iPad for her and now they are inseparable. While the learning curve was a bit steep, she now uses it for everything from work to taking pictures on vacations. She is able to type an email on those long road trips, and watch movies on those excruciatingly long plane rides. They are even great for the downloading the newest mobile games as well.
Tech Items for the Kitchen
I remember the days when I would offer to Cook for Her , but my mom has always been one that preferred doing the work in the kitchen. It was a pastime of hers that she truly enjoyed, not a chore like many of us view it to be. Fortunately, there are plenty of user friendly tech gadgets for the kitchen that mom will love to use! There is a new precision cooker, much like a new-age crockpot, that even has built-in Wi-Fi. Mom can entertain party guests all the while monitoring her cooking and making sure nothing burns! Is your mom a fan of the bubbly? My mom loves her white wines. These days they have a push button wine aerator that automatically leaves sediment at the bottom of the wine bottle, giving you the freshest and most aromatic glass of wine with each pour.
Wearable Fitness Gear
These days there are more items I can count when it comes to wearable fitness technology. Chances are we all have something, be it a weight-lifting arm monitor, a smartwatch, or an even a Fit Bit. Make mom happy with a state-of-the-art fitness tracker for those long power walks, or trips to the gym. They can now monitor calories burned, steps taken, flights climbed, and even the quality of REM sleep you receive each night. There is plenty of useful knowledge to be had with these fitness trackers, and it will help keep mom healthy and happy for years to come.