The best Mother's Day gifts for staying connected when you can't be there in person

Get a Mother's Day gift she'll really enjoy – a way to communicate with you anywhere and anytime with these smart video calling systems on sale now.

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Mother's Day is just around the corner! Don't wait to get her a Mother's Day gift that keeps on giving and pick up a Facebook Portal, Google Nest Hub, or Amazon Echo Show today!

With Mother's Day only a couple of weeks away, time is running out to get the perfect Mother's Day gift. You could get her flowers or you could even get her some prime steaks from Omaha Steaks and really spoil her with a home cooked meal.

These are great Mother's Day gift ideas, but what she really wants is just to stay in touch with her kids! Thankfully, there's an awesome way to do just that without having to move back in with her. Facebook, Google, and Amazon are all having excellent sales on their smart video calling systems so you can give her the Mother's Day gift she's always wanted.

Designed to keep friends and family connected, a smart video calling system is perfect for those who aren't able to visit their parents regularly. Maybe you live in a different state, or maybe a different country, or maybe you just prefer talking over phone or video chat. Whatever the reason, a smart video calling system is an easy way to stay connected.

Check out some of the amazing deals going on now and grab the best Mother's Day gift possible – the gift of love.

When is Mother's Day?

If you've forgotten what day Mother's Day falls on, this year it'll be on Sunday, May 10th. While stores and restaurants are beginning to open back up after our lock down, you'll probably have trouble getting reservations or going somewhere the whole family can enjoy. The Facebook Portal allows everyone stay connected and enjoy their time together, even when they can't be in the same room.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas: Facebook Portal

The Facebook Portal is a total smart home and video calling system, complete with a ton of nifty features the whole family will enjoy. With Amazon Alexa built-in, you can check the news, see whose at the door (if you have a video doorbell), listen to music, and more all hands free.

A great Mother's Day gift that's easy to setup and use, she'll be able to talk with and see her favorite kids and grandkids whenever she wants!

Facebook Portal Mini | Was: $129 | Now: $79 | $50 off – Offer Ends May 10th!
A complete conversation and smart video calling system, the Facebook Portal connects friends and family like never before. Host video calls, watch the news, listen to music, play augmented reality games, and more, all with the ones you love the most.View Deal

Facebook Portal | Was: $179 | Now: $129 | $50 off – Offer Ends May 10th!
A complete conversation and smart video calling system, the Facebook Portal connects friends and family like never before. Host video calls, watch the news, listen to music, play augmented reality games, and more, all with the ones you love the most.View Deal

Facebook Portal+ | Was: $279 | Now: $229 | $50 off – Offer Ends May 10th!
A complete conversation and smart video calling system, the Facebook Portal connects friends and family like never before. Host video calls, watch the news, listen to music, play augmented reality games, and more, all with the ones you love the most.View Deal

Mother's Day gift ideas: Amazon Echo Show

Amazon's version of a simple yet sophisticated video calling system, you get a bit more in terms of smart features. Amazon Alexa is built-in, same as the Portal, with the added benefits of being connected to Amazon's complete library of books, movies, TV shows and more.

Another great Mother's Day gift the whole family can enjoy!

Amazon Echo Show 5 | Was: $89 | Now: $69 | Save $20 at Amazon
Amazon's version of a simple yet sophisticated smart home control system and video calling system, the Echo Show 5 is an all-in-one device that puts control in your hands – stream movies, make video calls, read hundreds of books, and more.View Deal

Amazon Echo Show 8 | Was: $129 | Now: $99 | Save $30 at Amazon
Featuring a larger 8" screen, the Echo Show 8 is Amazon's version of a simple yet sophisticated smart home control system and video calling system, An all-in-one device that puts control in your hands – stream movies, make video calls, read hundreds of books, and more.View Deal

Mother's Day gift ideas: Google Nest Hub

The Google Nest Hub unfortunately doesn't have video calling, but it's still an excellent option for a Mother's Day gift. The Google Nest Hub acts as a digital picture frame, allowing users to personalize their favorite memories to display when they want and how they want.

It does feature smart home connectivity though, and can be paired with the Google Nest Hello to monitor your front door and see whose visiting!

Google Nest Hub | Was: $129 | Now: $99 | Save $30 at Best Buy
The ultimate digital photo frame, the Google Nest Hub lets users completely customize their memories and photo albums. Featuring voice control and connectivity with Google Nest Hello, the Google Nest Hub is an excellent smart home companion.View Deal

Time is running out to pickup that perfect Mother's Day gift and stock on these is moving fast! Grab a Facebook Portal, Amazon Echo Show, or Google Nest Hub today and stay connected.

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