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We live in a digital age where technology and apps rule our every day and help us live a more pleasant life. A lot of this technology can be used by mothers so they can handle their chores and provide a better childhood for their babies.
With all the sleepless nights, tons of chores and many things to worry about, it’s nice to have the technology to ease the load. If you want to start relying more on smart tech to help you with your kid, here are all the ways you can get quick digital assistance.
Safety is always a priority for every parent. Luckily, with modern smart baby monitors, you can keep an eye on your little one better than before. Some new baby monitors come with zoom lenses and can be connected to your smartphone so you can check up on your child even when you’re at work or running errands.
State of the art models even measure room temperature and humidity and your baby’s sleep habits and vital signs (heart rate, oxygen levels, etc. using a sock-like attachment).
Wearable technology is usually connected with healthy tracking, but it can go far beyond that. One of the best uses for this type of tech is monitoring your kid’s location. This will become especially useful once your baby grows up a bit and gets old enough to explore the neighborhood on their own or commute to school alone.
With simple wearable tech, you will not only know your kid’s location at all times but also provide them education on how technology can be used beneficially.
Tech for Your Home
Smart doorbells and other similar security items are very useful for your child’s safety because they will tell you exactly who is coming into your home.
These gadgets connect to your smartphone and provide you with live feed or alarms when there’s someone at your door or in your house. They can even be programmed to keep track of doors and windows opening, letting you know if your toddler wandered outside.
Connect with Other Parents
One of the best features of technology is all the connections it provides. Motherhood is a learning process and there’s so much useful information you can learn online and from other moms.
With things like the, you can access a ton of useful articles for pregnancy, birth, post-birth and parenting information. It also allows you to connect to moms all around the world so you can share tips and solve problems together. Plus, it’s just nice to have someone who completely understands you so you can vent. Emotional support is just as important as having a database of knowledge at your fingertips.
Get Healthy Food Every Day
Every parent knows the importance of a healthy diet for them and their child, but mothers don’t always have time to cook or can go shopping while raising a baby during a pandemic, especially during the early days of motherhood that are reserved for adapting to their new role.
Luckily, there are delivery services that allow you to order all the healthy ingredients for your meals or get healthy meals ready to eat. In just a few clicks, you can find meals that fit your kid’s dietary needs and your family’s lifestyle.
Babies don’t care about your wishes and function on their own timetable, so getting them to sleep during the night is not always easy. However, you can rely on your virtual assistant to provide your child with the best sleep possible. For instance, you can turn on a white noise app to create a perfect sleep environment or choose a YouTube playlist that will relax your child and make them feel safe and ready to snooze.
When they grow up, you can still encourage them to use apps foror hearing about different interesting things before sleep.
Mothers are not only caregivers but also the main role models for their little ones. However, pregnancy and birth are huge endeavors for the body, so getting back to your regular gym routine can be hard.
Luckily, some apps can help you with finding the best routines for your stage of fitness, curate quick at-home workouts and teach you about losing weight and staying fit after you become a mother. You will be healthier, more energized and mentally stable for your child and partner.
You don’t have to do everything alone as a mother—it takes a village to raise a baby. However, if you don’t have a village to have your back, you can always rely on technology to offer help and support as you enjoy motherhood.
Derek Lotts is an experienced freelance writer and researcher. His main areas of interest are small business, home improvement, and sustainable living. He strongly believes in the power of sharing knowledge and ideas through the mediums of modern technology.