We are all relying on tech more than ever these days, so what is available to make family life a little easier? The “Connected Mom,” Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knobloch and the TechforMoms.com website partnered with a few brands to cover the gadgets that complement our techy lives! Check it out!
Tonie Time is great for story time, naptime, or on the go!
The Toniebox and Tonies
tonies® is the original screen-free audio entertainment system for young children. This system allows kids to experience storytelling in a digital age, in a way that stimulates their imagination without screens. The Toniebox was created for kids and parents who want to feel good about their entertainment at home and to bring back imagination in its purest form. tonies was named among Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021, top ranked in Education.
- Priced at $99.99 MSRP for the Toniebox Starter Set and $14.99 MSRP for the individual content Tonies.
- Available for purchase at www.tonies.com, Amazon, Target, Best Buy and independent toy stores.
- For more information, visit www.tonies.com.
The XI Omni is the future of home cleaning: a fully automated and ultra-premium robotic vacuum & mop cleaning system so users don’t have to spend hours cleaning and scrubbing floors, but instead have a truly hands-free and consistent cleaning experience.
Ecovacs Deebot X1 Omni
The XI Omni is the future of home cleaning: a fully automated, ultra-premium robotic vacuum and mop cleaning system that looks as good as it cleans, so users don’t have to spend hours cleaning and scrubbing floors, but instead, have a truly hands-free and consistent cleaning experience. It vacuums, it mops, it auto-empties, auto washes and dries your mops, and even refills its own water tank, making it truly hands-free.
- Priced at $1,549 MSRP.
- Available for purchase at www.ecovacs.com, Amazon and www.BestBuy.com.
- For more information, visit www.MeetDeebotX1.com.
Kohler’s advanced technology provides ease of use and adds luxurious functionality to the bathroom.
C3®-430 Bidet Seat
DTV+™ Digital Showering Interface
The C3-430 heated bidet toilet seat offers instant warm water cleansing in a slim, low-profile design. Includes LED Nightlight, remote control and automatic UV light bidet wand cleaning. A sleek, handheld remote control offers two programmable user presets. Customize your experience with front and rear wash modes, adjustable water temperature and adjustable water pressure.
The DTV+ shower system allows consumers to create presets for sound, water, steam, and lighting, delivering the ultimate customized spa-like showering experience, using a digital interface with an easy-to-read configurable color touchscreen. Additionally, DTV+ includes integrated pre-set hydrotherapy programs for spa-like showering sequences to create and automate personalized showering experiences.
- Priced at $761.30 for the C3-430 and starting at $3,000 for the DTV+ interface, the needed showering configuration and system module.
- Available for purchase at www.kohler.com and KOHLER Signature Stores.
- For more information, visit
The ecobee’s SmartThermostat with voice control offers seamless control of the home’s temperature while reducing energy consumption, helping homeowners to live comfortably and save automatically.
Ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control
For those who want to make their living space smarter while also keeping sustainability in mind, ecobee has you covered. The ecobee SmartThermostat with voice control offers seamless control of the home’s temperature while reducing energy consumption. The SmartThermostat with voice control learns and adapts to the owner’s routine for comfort while at home and reduces energy while away, saving up to 26% on annual cooling costs. Homeowners can also turn the SmartThermostat with voice control into a professionally monitored home monitoring hub with Smart Security, a one-of-a-kind system that combines professionally monitored home security with ecobee thermostats and sensors.
- Priced at $249.99, but beginning April 14-27, it will be on sale for $199.99. Homeowners can also add ecobee’s SmartSensors for doors and windows to protect entryways, starting at only $79.99 and a Smart Security plan with professional monitoring for $10 a month.
- Available for purchase at www.ecobee.com and various retailers including Amazon, Home Depot and Lowes.
- For more information, visit www.ecobee.com/en-us/smart-thermostats/smart-wifi-thermostat-with-voice-control.