Of all the baby items that have evolved over the years, I think my absolute favourite innovation is the video baby monitor. I still remember the old audio baby monitor I used when my oldest son was born and it caused me nothing but grief.
I constantly thought that I heard him waking up, only to rush upstairs in a panic and find him fast asleep. Even worse, the monitor would sometimes even get its signals crossed and play me the sound of strangers’ conversations!
With video monitors, that hassle ended for good and I was thrilled. But most of the trendy new monitors use Wi-fi and a phone app to let parents check on their little ones. While this is super handy for some situations, it’s far less handy with a Wi-Fi connection that’s not always reliable. That’s why I love the way VTech has combined the best of both worlds with the VTech Safe & Sound Pan & Tilt Full Colour Video Monitor! [Read more…]