8 Cool Gadgets That Every Parent Should Know About

Bringing a new life into the world is incredibly daunting. But thanks to the wonders of modern technology, there are fewer stresses that you need to concern yourself with as part of that whole raising-a-child process. You can watch your child sleep, grow, and learn, and know that kiddo is healthy and happy.

If, this Valentine's Day, you or a loved one are a new parent, such products may be well appreciated. Whether it's ensuring your daughter is safe during car trips, or capturing every notable moment as your son grows up (without stuffing a smartphone in his face), there are new gadgets out there that will help you be a parent, and forget about all that other stuff.

We've rounded up eight products that promise to make the challenge of parenting a tiny bit easier. Read on for our picks, and share your thoughts in the comments.