Whoever said that moms can do it all has never had a kid. Actual moms know that every day is about prioritizing and that there are many things that fall through the cracks. Every mom has experienced being so overwhelmed by life that by the time she realizes she needs to buy a gift for her dad or co-worker or best friend or kid, there is no time or energy left to find something truly unique. That is where this list comes in.
Everyone loves a new gadget, so we’ve compiled all the coolest, quirkiest new gadgets for everyone on your list. Bookmark this link for the next time you’re hit with the realization that your dad/co-worker/best friend/kid’s birthday is NEXT FRIDAY and you have no idea what to buy.
For the environmentalist: Water-powered travel alarm clock
This alarm clock from Bedol derives its energy from water, making it a perfect gift for your eco-conscious loved one. Water added to the clock acts as an electrolyte to complete the electrolytic cell. The recipient will love it because you recognized their passion, they never have to buy batteries for it, and it makes for a great travel alarm clock.
For the health obsessed: Flosstime
Flosstime is the ideal gadget for anyone who takes their oral health seriously, or for kids who need to form better dental habits. This smart floss dispenser sticks to your bathroom mirror and will illuminate 22 hours after your last flossing. If a flossing session is missed, the light turns red. Adults will love the reminder of this all-too-often forgotten daily chore. Kids will love the cute frog, crab, or fish faceplates and the game it makes of flossing.
For the techie who likes to relax: Tablift
The Tablift is a mount for tablets with adjustable bendy legs that allows for hands-free viewing and surfing. Anyone who has ever tried to use their tablet in bed or on the couch will appreciate this gadget, so really it’s ideal for just about anyone.
For the active senior: Lively Medical Device
For an older adult who refuses to let age stop them, a medical alert device is a great gift. Your recipient will appreciate the sense of freedom the device gives them and its usability. The Lively Mobile medical alert system is small, waterproof and can be clipped to a belt or worn on a lanyard. The best feature if this product is its’ reliability as it boasts the fastest agent response time from highly-trained certified agents.
For the kid who already has all the Legos: PIXIO Magnetic Construction Set
If you have a Lego-obsessed kid (and aren’t they all Lego obsessed?), the PIXIO Magnetic Construction Set will fuel their love of constructing in a new and fun way. The pieces are magnetic and connect to each other seamlessly. There are plenty of step-by-step guides for building inspiration, but once they get the hang of it, the possibilities are endless. And unlike Legos, you only ever need to buy one set.
So, maybe moms can’t do it all, but with one of these unique gifts, your friends and family will never feel like they’ve fallen through the cracks.