I’m a big fan of ecards for holidays, and I have yet to find a better, easier resource for last-minute ecards than the Red Stamp app. With Mother’s Day just a day away, get on it! Surely there’s someone you’ve forgotten — a mom, stepmom, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, best single mom friend — or just someone you want to flood with some extra love this weekend without spending a penny. In which case, you can bombard them with gorgeous, free ecards by text or email, choosing from dozens of customizable modern designs, and even uploading your own photos to many of templates. This...Read More
Category: Mother’s Day Gifts
As a new mom, I’d adore a Mother’s Day gift that takes my favorite Instagram shots and transforms them into an awesome keepsake so that I don’t have to. After all, I can hardly find time to back up the several billion pictures I’ve taken of my 2-month-old, much less arrange them into a baby book. Which is why I’ve rounded up the some of the coolest Mother’s Day photo gifts that’ll preserve Instagram shots long after a mom or grandma has forgotten whether she prefers Juno or Slumber. Just be sure to double check shipping dates — or package that IOU in a beautifully handwritten card. CMP...Read More
Mother’s Day tech gift idea: The gorgeous Wisewear activity tracker, with a special feature to help keep mom safer.
There are no shortage of stylish activity trackers on the market today, all of which we think would make a very cool Mother’s Day gift for the right kind of mom. (Raises hand!). But this one from Wisewear isn’t just a pretty face. It can actually help keep the person wearing it a whole lot safer, too. Related: 2 new stylish fitness trackers in glitter and gold This gorgeous bangle will track your steps, distance, and calories, even sync with your phone so you can get gentle notifications if you get texts, calls or emails, which is super if...Read More
As much as we love flowers and chocolate for Mother’s Day (seriously, bring it on) we’d never say no to a an awesome Mother’s Day tech gift. Especially one that recognizes we are basically insane on-the-go multi-taskers who manage our entire lives –and our family’s, ahem — with the help of our phones, tablets and laptops. From audio accessories, to chic cases, to online subscriptions that make our lives better, here are some fantastic Mother’s Day tech gift ideas for all the mobile moms out there. Which, to be honest, is all of us these days. Related: The most beautiful floral phone cases for mom...Read More
We love to get fresh flowers for Mother’s Day, but when they’re on a new phone case, they’ll last all year long, not just a few days. So, we found 8 pretty floral phone cases, from sweet bouquets to geeky chic designs, that any mom would love. Including us! CMP is an rstyle affiliate. At top: Jane Soleil floral case | Danse de Lune at Society 6 Related: 13 amazing Mother’s Day gifts under $20 that don’t feel cheap at all Herb Garden case ($36, Rifle Paper Co) This collection of herbs, fruit, and flowers is a perfect switch for spring, and...Read More
We love our portable Bluetooth speakers around here, especially as the warm weather creeps in and we aim to take our favorite music (and ahem, favorite podcasts) outside. That’s why we’re smitten with the brand new Beoplay P2 Speaker — and right in time for Mother’s Day, too. (That’s another *ahem* in case you didn’t catch that.) Related: 4 great outdoor speakers for outdoor entertaining this summer These are no ordinary Bluetooth speakers. They promise an impressive 10-hour battery life, splash-resistance that parents pretty much require, and of course fantastic sound, all in a manageable 9.7 ounce package. But what’s...Read More
We’ve featured plenty of tech organizers here on Cool Mom Tech, and as much as I dig them, I have to say that they skew a little on the masculine side. Which hey, nothing wrong with that, but sometimes I just want something that’s high on practicality and style. That’s why this Commute Clutch at Mark & Graham caught my eye. Related: 3 cool tech organizers to help you tackle your cords, cables, and chargers, oh my While it might not fit as much as, say, the This is Ground Tech Dopp Kit (which is awesome, by the way),...Read More
Now that so many of us have a zillion photos stored on our laptops or phones, I love creating any gift that takes the best of those photos and puts them onto something we can hold onto So, for some of my favorite people, I’ve turned recently to Snapbox to make beautiful and affordable photo gifts. In the past I’ve ordered their custom canvases and Peel & Stick Fabric Posters, and now they have one more option worth checking out: Their new Layflat Photo Books which are so so easy I think a ton of us busy parents will appreciate them. And just in time for Father’s...Read More
Moms have gone from the people who needs help getting the VCR to stop flashing 12:00 (remember that chestnut?) to those digital mavens who can help you get your phone to stop making keyboard clicks every time you check Facebook. We’re mobile, we’re connected, and we love our tech. So if you’re thinking of something techy for Mother’s Day, maybe consider one of these cool floral tech accessories. From phone cases to laptop sleeves and even headphones and Bluetooth speakers, we’ve got you covered, with nearly all of our picks under $40. Which means you may have a little leftover for some real...Read More
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means I get to create a list of fun tech items that I (uh, I mean mothers everywhere) may have on their wish lists. Even if they don’t know it yet. So while I love all the handprints in cement and DIY gifts from the kids, if you’ve got a mom in your life who would love a little extra something, here are a handful of fun tech gift ideas for Mother’s Day in every price range. Because yes, Apple Watches are awesome, but no you don’t have to spend a fortune...Read More
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