17. Cell Phone
We know, we know, nobody wants to get their kid a cell phone because it just enables those annoying behaviors like texting or game playing during dinner and math class. But seriously, if your child needs something and has an easy way to reach you, you’ll be grateful for it.

16. Brickhouse Nanny Cam
For the concerned parent leaving a child home with a sitter, the Brickhouse Nanny Cam could be the reassurance you need during your work day. It’s also a great way to keep an on your home while on vacation. We’ve all heard too many reports about children being abused or abducted by caregivers, so why not invest in a little added security?

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