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Fun Family Home Gadgets

The best and most important thing about your house, and what makes your house a home, is your family. Innovative gadgets and features don’t hurt either.  With everything from cameras to cell phone controlled door locks, this list of amazing home gadgets will make you feel like you are living in the year 3014.

Tampa Bay Parenting 2014 Nexia Home

Nexia Home Intelligence

Lennar Homes offers Nexia Home Intelligence. Nexia Home Intelligence is a whole-house system that can be operated on your smart phone. Nexia allows you to control everything from the temperature of your thermostat, to turning off lights and unlocking doors. Best of all, it allows you access to cameras installed throughout your house, giving you freedom to see what your kids are doing- something that comes in handy if you have an older child that comes straight home after school. You can also make sure that your younger kids aren’t playing with the thermostat upstairs while you cook downstairs. The possibilities are limitless!

Tampa Bay Parenting 2014 Sleep Number bed

Sleep Number x12 Bed

This smart bed from Sleep Number monitors everything from breathing and heart rate to movement. It assesses your sleep and provides a SleepIQ score for each person each night, and will let you know your optimum sleep number to adjust the bed to. It even includes in-bed foot massage and underbed lighting so your kids wont stub their toes when climbing into bed with you.

Tampa Bay Parenting 2014 Low E Windows

Low E Glass Windows

Low emittance glass windows are designed to reflect radiant heat waves, which causes your home to stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, while still allowing in natural light. This can save you thousands of dollars in heating and cooling costs throughout the lifetime of your home.

Tampa Bay Parenting 2014 Lumen Light Bulb

 Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb

With a 30,000 hour life-span, this light bulb provides a range of LED colored lights that you can control over a BlueTooth connection. With a simple design and long lasting life, this light bulb is a great way to add some creative lighting to any part of your home, indoor or out.


Tampa Bay Parenting 2014 Garageio


The Garageio is a device that lets you open or shut up to three separate garage doors via a Wi-Fi connected smart phone or tablet. You can also check whether or not the door is closed, which will give you added peace of mind if your child enters through the garage and often forgets to shut it. You can also track the activity of the garage door and even see who has been opening and closing it!


Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in Communities that cater to almost any lifestyle – such as urban, golf course, Active Adult or suburban Communities.

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