Celebrating Mom with home-friendly tech

This year, Mother’s Day is going to be celebrated a little differently, adding to the challenge of how to make all the mother figures in our lives feel extra special at home or from a safe distance.

Under these unique circumstances, many of us are finding innovative ways to virtually connect and are heading online to find a gift that expresses love and appreciation for the mom who already has it all or doesn’t want anything.

Whether you live in a different city or under the same roof, here are some tools and tech gadgets that will make Mom’s life easier year-around.

Mother’s Day gift ideas  

Facebook Portal: Even if you’re miles apart this Mother’s Day, this smart display makes it feel like everyone is in the same room during video calls with features like automatically panning to follow the action and widening to fit everyone in the frame.

KitchenAid Mini Food Processor: Simplify meal preparation for the moms who love to cook anything and everything — from making cake batter to chopping up veggies or blending homemade dressings.

Sony Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones: These noise-cancelling headphones are a great tool to maximize concentration or tune out the world. The best part is that they were ergonomically designed to provide long-lasting comfort for conference calls, jamming to music or anything in between.

Hyperice Hypersphere Mini Vibrating Massage Ball: The HyperSphere Mini was designed to help the moms in your life relax and with three different intensities: low, medium and high. This massage ball is excellent for self-massaging, warming up and easing tension on tight muscles.

AeroGarden Harvest Elite 360 6-Pod: Liven up Mom’s space by allowing her to grow herbs and vegetables indoors with the AeroGarden, a hydroponic garden that makes it super easy to grow your own arugula, tomatoes and basil.

Fitbit Charge 4 Activity Tracker GPS + Heart Rate: For moms who are always on the go, the Fitbit Charge 4 was designed to track steps, heart rate and sleep activity to give her full insight into her health and fitness activity. And it’s water resistant up to 50 meters.

Bella Pro Series 10.5-Quart Digital Air Fryer: This air fryer is a convenient kitchen tool that can do anything from dehydrate, grill, roast, bake, broil and reheat for hands-off cooking that yields tasty results.

Vitamix FoodCycler & Kitchen Compost Container: Who doesn’t love a sustainable kitchen? With the FoodCycler, Mom can break down food scraps — anything from banana peels to chicken bones — in just three to eight hours, creating nutrient-rich fertilizer for her plants.  


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