If moms could tell you what they want (what they really, really want), what do you think it would be? A recent survey gave the answer, but if you’re a mom yourself, I bet you’ve already guessed it: more time! And you can give any mom in your life exactly that with these great new gadgets and apps, all designed to make life easier and more fun. I had the pleasure of debuting my picks on TODAY with the fabulous Kathie Lee and Hoda (see us in action, including me in my very yellow dress, below). Without further ado, here are my favorite tech gifts for moms, bound to be a hit any time of year.
Lightbulbs used to be a thing that everyone understood. Now that they’ve undergone an environmental makeover, it seems like you need a degree from MIT to understand how to purchase them… and which ones to choose.
From the Shop
TomTom Adventurer GPS Hiking & Trail Running Watch + Heart Rate Monitor
ROSSIGNOL & PIQ WEARABLE SKI SPORT TRACKER
GOPRO HERO 6
Slip Silk “Mrs” Eye Mask
Next time you’re slathering yourself with sunscreen or fighting for that shred of shade in the parking lot, remember what else needs protection against the heat: your tech. Just as your bod can overheat, burn or get permanent sun damage, so can your delicate devices. Luckily, it’s easy to protect your tech with a few tips.
Raise your spatula if this sounds like you: you’re always bookmarking great-sounding recipes you find online (hellooo, chocolate ganache), but when it comes time to cook, you have no quick way to access or even remember your favorites. Yeah, that was me, too. I had about a million delicious ideas saved, but I couldn’t scroll through that many bookmarks to find what I wanted when I wanted it.