WatchMinder Vibrating Watch and Reminder System Product Review and Giveaway

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Both of my daughters have been diagnosed with ADHD which can sometimes make life for them challenging.  They sometimes forget things at school or at home, or forget to do their chores, or forget to write down their homework before they leave school.  As a parent I often felt helpless to help them remember things while they weren’t with me.  I tried leaving notes in my older daughter’s planner about bringing home a certain book she needed for her homework, but if she didn’t even open her planner to write her homework down, my not wouldn’t even be seen.  Then I found the answer to our prayers- The WatchMinder vibrating watch and reminder system.  The WatchMinder is an easy to program sports watch for all wrist sizes.  It has an adjustable band so it is perfect for children, teens, and those with smaller wrists.  You can also purchase optional color Velcro bands so your child can choose their favorite color.  I like that the WatchMinder has a rechargeable battery with an included battery charger.  You just plug the charger in and clip the connection to the watch to charge it.  No worrying about finding the right size batteries.   It’s waterproof, too, so no worrying children getting it wet when they wash their hands.

So what exactly does the WatchMinder do?  There are 65 pre-programmed messages to choose from or you can create your own personalized messages.  Once the watch is fully charged it is easy to program it just the way you want and you don’t even need a computer.   There are 2 ways to set up a reminder message- training mode or reminder mode.  If there is a behavior such as paying attention or sitting still that you want your child to work on you can set up a message in training mode to remind your child at set intervals to “pay attention” or “sit still”.  I set my older daughter’s watch to remind her to pay attention every hour.  You can also schedule messages in the reminder mode to go off at a specific time each day.  For example I set my older daughter’s WatchMinder to remind her every day at 1:30 to write down her homework and then another reminder at 1:45 for her to pack up her backpack.  No excuse for forgetting homework when your watch vibrates to remind you, right?  We love that the WatchMinder vibrates so it doesn’t disturb the rest of my girls’ classes.  There is a snooze repeat feature so the alarm will go off a second time a minute later if you ignore it the first time.

I like that you can also program custom messages.  My younger daughter was having a hard time remembering to go to the bathroom and with our busy schedules I would often forget to remind her.  Now I don’t have to worry about remembering to remind her.  I was able to set her watch to remind her to go to the bathroom at 7:30 and 3:30 every day.  I was also able to set both watches to tell my girls I love them at a specific time.

My girls love their WatchMinders.  The only thing I wish I could do with the WatchMinder is be able to schedule reminders for specific days of the week.  My daughter plays a sport once a week so I wish I could set her watch to only reminder her about practice on that one afternoon a week but I am so happy with the progress they have made since they started wearing their WatchMinders.

The WatchMinder is great for all children but especially children with ADHD, ADD, Autism, bedwetting, incontinence, or even anxiety (set a reminder to breathe calmly).  But the WatchMinder isn’t just for children.  It’s great for adults, too!  Many adults need reminders to remember to take their pills, insulin, vitamins, etc.  I know I am horrible at remembering to take medication.  The deaf and hard of hearing can benefit from the WatchMinder because the unique vibrating reminder allows the user to “feel” what time it is.  It is great for stroke survivors, people with brain injuries, developmentally disabled people, and Alzheimer’s patients to remember things like basic hygiene, meals, and other important parts of their day.  If you have a child who needs some reminders or you know someone who could use a little help remembering to do things, WatchMinder watches make a great gift.

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  1. Shari Graham says:

    I would love this to help my son focus and remind him to pay attention. This would be a great helper.

  2. This sounds awesome! I’d love it for my 14 year old son. I have to remind him constantly to do chores, homework, etc.

  3. janell wagner says:

    id give it to my grandson

  4. Sara McConville says:

    My dad

  5. I would like to win this for one of my students who needs reminding to pay attention to the teacher!

  6. Jodi Stanton says:

    I want to win the WatchMinder watch for my son. He is 6 years old and has Asperger’s, ADHD, Tourette Syndrome, and mood/anxiety disorder. This season change has been really tough on him and his biggest problem is his understanding of time and how long things take and when he should be doing certain things. This would be absolutely perfect for him!

  7. Suzanne Grace says:

    This would be great for my stepson

  8. for my niece!

  9. Heather Jacobs says:

    Just got a diagnose that my 10 has add so this would be nice if i dont win how much are they?

  10. jodi frasier/lasher says:

    I would so love to win this for my daughter. She is adhd and bipolar and this would be awesome to keep her going throughout the school day. Thanks a bunch

  11. Cori Cambanes says:

    I take a lot of medication and it is REALLY hard for me to remember to take my meds during the day. I really could use something like this!

  12. My son who seems to lose track of time and is forgetful of important things.

  13. It is for my son!

  14. I’m a school counselor and I’d give it to one of my students!

  15. Jane Ritz says:

    I would give it to my son and law. He is ADHD and I think this would help!

  16. Eviejeevie says:

    I really need one of these to help my son success in school. There are just too many transitions to make and I think it would really help to have a silent advance reminder instead of the teacher yelling all the time. I am so afraid of what is going to happen next year when he’s in middle school.

  17. I would love to win this watch for myself. I’m a middle school teacher with Adult ADD
    , and keeping to the time frame I’ve structured for lessons, etc can be difficult. Also having reminders for things to do which lie outside my normal schedule. I currently use my cellphone, but it’s not always convienient and if I have it on vibrate often I don’t hear it. Thanks!!

  18. I’d love to win this for me. 🙂

  19. I would really use this Watch.

  20. I want to win this for my daughter to remind her to read daily

  21. Cathy Shea says:

    I would love to win this for either one of my 2 sons. I was told about this watch by their doctor and want one for each boy under the Chistmas tree!

  22. I would like to win this for my daughter.

  23. Teresa Thompson says:

    My granddaughter.

  24. My son who is A D D could really benefit from this

  25. Hi, how would this watch work for people (like me !) that want to remind themselves about various ad hoc activities during the day. I need to be able to quickly enter a short custom message to do something (a 1 time activity) in 1 hour, or another in 2 days.


    • Hi Andy! I think it is totally doable to set reminders on the fly since you don’t need a computer to set the alarm. But you can’t schedule for a specific day right now so setting a reminder for in 2 days isn’t an option but I believe the next generation will have that feature so check back. 🙂

  26. I’m so excited about the possibilities of how this watch could help either of my sons or myself. If I win, I’ll only have 2 to buy!