The sigh that a parent lets out at the first sign of their child being sick is so universal that you can almost hear another mom's from across continents. Although the sigh at the overwhelming thought of caring for a sick child will likely endure, the Earmo smart thermometer ($49) wants to help you get your child back to feeling like themselves as quickly and easily as possible.
The LED touchscreen thermometer, which was designed by parents, for parents, calculates your child's temperature via ear in just one second and shares both the degree number and either a sad or happy emoji depending on the reading. With a quick swipe of your finger, you can view the last five readings, but the data is also transferred immediately to Earmo's companion app via Bluetooth. You can also use the app to look up symptoms and treatments, or get an opinion straight from your child's doctor by sharing the app's data through an automated email or text.
The best part about Earmo? It's easy enough to get a sleeping child's temperature without being detected* due to its speed and discretion. All around, the Earmo, which is solely an Indiegogo campaign as of now, is going to make your child's sick day (and your own sick day, which will inevitably follow) as painless as can be.
*Results dependent on your level of ninja parenting and your child's likely sixth sense for anything that will disrupt their sleep.