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The 30 Best Gifts for Every Parent

From coffee makers to smart TVs, the parents in your life will definitely need one of these gifts.

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Parents are special people who deserve special gifts. But, sometimes, they don’t even know what more they could possibly want. They might benefit from some basic kitchen electronics, fun furniture to add to their room or other living areas, or maybe even a way to work out at home without having to leave their children.

Or, more often than not, some parents may want gifts that could benefit the whole family, such as a massive TV they can all watch movies together on, some board games, or even outdoor accessories for nights spent in the backyard.

Regardless, any gift you give to the special parents in your life will make them happy. Check out this list of 30 potential gifts to give to your parents, ranging from picture frames and printers to document special moments together, to sound machines and massagers for their own personal relaxation.

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Easy Printing On-the-Go
Mini Photo Printer

Print pictures from family vacations, birthday celebrations or any other occasion with this wireless mobile photo printer from Kodak. Kodak printers connect to any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet for hassle-free printing anywhere in your home. Plus, if you download the Kodak app, you can make collages and edit pictures for more fun.

For Stress Relief
Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager

Alleviate muscle soreness, ease neck stiffness and eliminate constant fatigue with this massager from Shiatsu. After a long day of working (or just regular parenting), the mom and/or dad in your life might need this. Its three-speed strength level will get out any knots or tightness for instant relaxation.

For Displaying Memories
Digital Picture Frame

Display every moment together as a family with this digital picture frame. It's the perfect addition to a coffee table in your living room, on your kitchen counter, or even on a bedside table for a constant reminder of the good times you’ve had together. Just connect to Wi-Fi and email photos to the frame’s address to have them instantly appear on screen!

For the Lifelong Learner
MasterClass Annual Membership

What parent doesn’t want to learn something new? This MasterClass subscription will encourage your parents to take courses from experts in various fields such as Gordon Ramsey, Robin Roberts, Jane Goodall and more.

Great For Parents Who Spend Their Time in the Kitchen
Amazon Echo Show 10

Designed as the ultimate smart hub, the Echo Show 10 is the perfect companion for the parents that do it all. The HD screen provides premium entertainment for families that like to cook, video chat, and showcase memories. It also offers comfort and ease to those on-the-go as you can monitor your home with the built-in camera. The combination of entertainment and security will amuse any parents that you know!

For Cleaning Up Small (and Big) Messes
iRobot Roomba Vacuum

Every parent, more than likely, has encountered messes of all sizes around their homes. But they may be too busy to even dedicate time to cleaning them up. 

The solution: this iRobot Roomba smart vacuum. Not only does it pick up dirt, dust and debris on all surfaces, but it also learns your cleaning habits to keep your house looking good at all times.

For All-Around Control of the House Temperature
Google Nest Thermostat
$99.98 (23% off)

Save energy and stay comfortable in your home with this smart thermostat from Google. While the father figure in your life is usually the one adjusting the thermostat, anyone in your family can change the temperature with the click of a button on a remote. And even if the temperature is adjusted throughout the day, once you leave the house, this thermostat will turn itself down to save energy.

Hassle-Free Wine Bottle Opening
Electric Wine Opener
M&R Blvd.

Reduce the hassle of opening wine bottles with a bottle opener and turn to this electric wine opener by M&R Blvd. 

All you have to do is remove the exterior bottle foil and this wine opener will do the rest. Plus, when it’s time for you to put your bottle back in the fridge or on the rack, top it off with the wine stopper that’s also included!

For the Cook of the Family
Cookbook Stand
Williams Sonoma

Help mom or dad out in the kitchen by propping their cookbooks up in this stand. Its American walnut structure adds some style to your counters, and doesn’t take up much space. It’s the perfect accessory for the cook of the family.

For Keeping the House Safe and Monitored
Ring Video Doorbell
$41.99 (30% off)

Your parents can keep track of your home in real-time with this video doorbell from Ring. It comes equipped with two-way talk, night vision, motion detection, and can connect to smartphones, Alexa devices, and Ring Chime. With this doorbell, your parents will never have to worry about you feeling unsafe while home alone. 

For the Active Parent
Indoor Exercise Bike

With everything that your parents do during the day, they probably don’t have time to exercise. So, why not get them an exercise bike so they can work out at home? This indoor stationary bike from Yosuda has an adjustable nonslip handlebar, padded seat, and a range of resistance for a comfortable, yet sweat-inducing ride.

To Keep All the Cars Clean
ThisWorx Car Vacuum Cleaner
$39.99 (11% off)

There's no denying that parents spend a good amount of time in their cars; they're dropping their kids off at school or practices, running errands, commuting to work, and more. So, they'll want to keep their car space clean and clutter-free. They can do that with this handheld car vacuum cleaner. It's only 2.4 pounds, so it can be stored under the backseat or in the trunk, and comes with three attachments for true deep cleaning.  

For the Avid Reader

If your parents are constantly reading and up to date with the latest and most exciting novels, then this is the gift for them. A Kindle makes reading more fun and interactive, with functions such as highlighting, looking up definitions, translating words and more. Plus, it can be used indoors and outdoors for hours of reading.

Entertainment for the Whole Family
Smart TV

Looking for something to do for your next family night? Why not stream a movie or TV series on a smart TV? This 32-inch TV from TCL will fit right into any living space so that all the kids, parents (and pets) can get together. Plus, it has three HDMI outputs for connecting gaming consoles, cable boxes and more.

A Glass for Every Occasion
Specialty Barware
Williams Sonoma

Parents deserve to have fun, too! And, they can do so with this barware collection. If your parent is looking to host the next family gathering, holiday, neighborhood party, or any other event, these glasses are perfect for serving up wine, cocktails or other beverages.

For Staying in the Zone
Noise-Cancelling Earbuds
$89.99 (31% off)

Working from home means taking calls and meetings from home. The solution: these noise-cancelling earbuds. With up to 26 hours of playtime for listening to music, podcasts or meetings, and six noise-cancelling microphones with noise reduction for a clear voice, these earbuds are the perfect gift.

For the Parent With a Long Day Ahead of Them
Keurig Coffee Maker

Help your parent start their mornings off right with a great cup of coffee made in this Keurig coffee maker. It brews 6-, 8-, and 10-ounce cups of coffee just from the K-Cup pods that are designed for them. All your parent has to do is insert the pod, select their desired cup brew size and their coffee will be made in under a minute.

For Long Days Looking at a Screen
Blue Light Blocking Glasses
$16.98 (35% off)

Adjusting to working at home over the last year has been tough for some parents; without human interaction, they’re more than likely stuck staring at a screen for multiple hours, and end their days with massive headaches. 

How to fix this? Blue light-blocking glasses. These glasses are the perfect gift for any parent whose work is predominantly on a computer or other screen so they don’t strain their eyes all day.

High-Speed Wi-Fi For All Your Needs
Smart Wi-Fi Router
$49.99 (38% off)

Every family has more devices than they’d like to admit. With all those devices comes a need for faster (and stronger) Wi-Fi. This Wi-Fi router from TP-Link has three external antennas for long-range Wi-Fi, reduces buffering, and is ideal for 4K streaming so there’s no shortage of fun on any of your devices.

For Parents Who Want to Lounge Around at Home
Barefoot Dreams Ribbed Hooded Robe
Barefoot Dreams

The results are in, and this robe has made Amazon's list of favorite things for 2021! Barefoot Dreams's unisex robe is cozy and oversized, but not too heavy. It's 100% polyester and made with a ribbed stitch for extra warmth. It would be great for a parent who wants to relax and wind down after a long day, or even just for snuggling up on the couch. 

For a Parent Who Needs Some Breathing Relief
LEVOIT Humidifier

There's no competition when it comes to Levoit's humidifiers; they're the go-to product for anyone wanting to combat the dry air in their home. If your parent happens to be working out of their home office, they may be stuck breathing in some dry, stale air every day. Rather, ease their breathing with this humidifier as a great gift.  

For the Neat & Tidy Parent
Shark Apex AZ1002 DuoClean Vacuum

This vacuum from Shark can do it all: deep-clean, self-clean and trap dust and allergens that might be lurking around your home. It can clean messes and polish up surfaces such as hard floors, carpets, upholstery and furniture. Plus, it's relatively quiet, so if your parent wants to clean up the house real quick they won't bother anyone else. 

For Parents Who Want to Sleep Comfortably
Coop Home Goods Eden Adjustable Pillow
Coop Home Goods

After a long day of working, running errands, and doing just about anything for their family, parents want a a good night's sleep. They'll definitely get that, plus the utmost comfort, with this memory foam pillow from Coop Home Goods. Not only can this pillow adjust to the ways in which your parents sleep (on their back, side, or stomach), but it will also keep their head cool all night. 

For the Tech-Obsessed Parent
Apple MacBook Pro

Parents who work from home might be in need of a new, updated computer, so this MacBook Pro would be their best bet, especially if they're avid Apple product users. The 2021 version can sustain up to 17 hours of battery life, and holds up to 64GB of storage. This is a perfect option for parents who have an overflow of files, work longer hours or just wanted to be up to date with their technology.  

Best All-in-One Smartwatch
Apple Watch Series 7

Your parents will never think to buy themselves another watch again after they're gifted this most up to date Apple Watch. The Series 7 can do everything from keeping the time, to streaming music and podcasts, to even sending texts to family and friends. Even more, if the whole family already has Apple Watches, your parents can set up and manage them through an iPhone with the "Family Setup" feature. 

To Keep Coffee (or Tea) Warm All Day
Smart Mug

No one wants their morning coffee (or tea) to get cold soon after they make it. The solution to keeping it warm all day: this smart coffee warmer. It warms any beverage to 131 degrees and even includes a ceramic mug (but you can still use your own if you want). Any parent would benefit from this, and even reduce how many times they’ll have to reheat their drinks in the microwave or teapot.

Relive the Glory Days
Crosley Turntable

Let your parents relive their glory days with this portable turntable from Crosley. This three-speed turntable can be used on its own, or can be plugged into an existing stereo system with the RCA outputs. It plays 33⅓, 45 and 78 RPM records for hours of listening to the best oldies.

For Entertainment and Organization
Amazon Echo Show
$116.98 (25% off)

This all-in-one gadget is the perfect addition to any home. The Amazon Echo Show manages calendars and schedules, makes video calls, streams movies, TV shows and music, and displays pictures; it basically runs your entire home. Any parent would be grateful to have this to make their life just a bit easier.

Great for Parents On-the-Go
Apollo 1 XL Duffle

Parents want to look fashionable too! These vegan leather duffle bags are durable and stylish, perfect to hold items for the kids with room for extra goodies. Whether they have to catch a soccer game or are going on a weekend getaway, these luxurious bags offer the perfect amount of stylish flair for all the parents in your life.

For Peaceful Sleep
HoMedics Sound Machine
$21.99 (27% off)

After a long day of working, cooking, cleaning, and dropping everyone off at practices or activities, your parents will be due for a good night’s rest. 

To help them peacefully drift off to sleep, gift them this HoMedics white noise sound machine. They can choose from six soothing sounds for ultimate relaxation, and it will even turn off once they’re finally asleep.

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