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You guys. I review a lot of products but I am super excited to share this one with you. I only recently heard about Nucleus and wasn’t really sure how often we would use a home intercom system. But then we got a Nucleus and I realized how much MORE it is than an intercom! This little system can replace your current home intercom system, your baby monitor, your Amazon Alexa and more!

The Nucleus is a video communication device that connects through wi-fi. Each screen is connected through the Nucleus system so I can call downstairs or I can call a relative in another state.  Each screen can also connect with mobile phones that are added to the system.  Watch this video to see more about how Nucleus works.

Here are FIVE ways Nucleus can be used in a busy family.
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Keeping in touch with relatives.  A simple touch screen makes it easy for kids to call their grandparents.  It’s a great way to let them have a way to reach out to loved ones without needed a parent to help them.

nucleuskidsChecking in with me!  Like so many families, we happily ditched our landline.  And, for the most part, my kids aren’t home alone.  However, on the off chance that my daughter beats me home, she can easily call me using Nucleus.  With a quick push of a button, she can call my cell phone to check in.  This is also great if we have babysitters who don’t have their own phones or may have forgotten theirs.  I know they can still get in touch with us.  This was my biggest misgiving about getting rid of a home phone and now it’s not a worry at all!
Video baby monitor.  Since the Nucleus screen are all connected, keeping one in baby’s room can easily replace any current monitor situation.  And since the screens are large and super clear, it’s easy to see what’s going on with baby!

nucleusalexaAmazon Alexa.  All Nucleus home monitor systems come with Amazon Alexa.  No need for yet another device in your home!  My kids love asking Alexa to tell them jokes.  I love doing a quick weather check to seeif it’s a rainboots or sandals kind of day.nucleus wall mount

Home Intercom.  I know I’m not the only mom who is not a fan of yelling (usually multiple times) for my kids to come down for dinner–or to do their homework–or even to wake up!    The Nucleus can be used for all of that.  I love that it can be wall mounted or sit on a desktop.
So, I’ve just replaced my home phone, my baby monitor, and my Amazon Alexa–plus I can communicate with my kids and family with the push of a button.  I was so impressed with all the Nucleus can do!  Setup was super easy (I am not a techie and had no issues at all with getting the Nucleus all set up).  Check out some more stories about how people are using Nucleus to simplify their lives over on the Nucleus blog!


Nucleus is offering a system to one lucky SIMPLE reader.  And for those of you ready to add Nucleus to your home now, head on over to the Nucleus website with this link to get $50 off a system of two or more units.
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  • Lauren U
    May 9, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    I’d use it as a baby monitor.

    May 8, 2017 at 11:51 pm

    To connect while working away from home.

  • Jerry Marquardt
    May 8, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    I would use Nucleus to help me in communicating among the family within my home.

  • Trisha McKee
    May 8, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    I’d use this to communicate with my kid at home. We are on separate floors and I hate yelling for her.

  • Rivka
    May 8, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    seeing my niece!

  • Laurie Emerson
    May 8, 2017 at 10:33 pm

    I would use it to keep an eye on my kids when am in another room so I can make sure everything is going good between the.

  • donna porter
    May 8, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    This would be a great way to communicate with the kids.

  • Julie
    May 8, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    Awesome device I would use this to keep in touch with my out of area family..

  • shirley
    May 8, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    I would use to talk to the kids, when not home.

  • Kristin McCall
    May 8, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    This would be so helpful with communicating with my out of state family.

  • erica hall
    May 8, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    I have a teenager in the basement and a younger child upstairs, this might quiet some of the yelling that goes on between the floors.

  • Gricelda Castro
    May 8, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    I’d use it to talk to my daughters!

  • Bea Alexandra
    May 8, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    I would use it to watch my little furry monsters while I am at work! I could just imagine. . . paws everywhere.

  • Audrey Stewart
    May 8, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    I would use this to chat with all my kids, who are scattered all over the US.

  • Stephanie MacDonald
    May 8, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    Would be good for keeping tabs on the kids.

  • S. Carter
    May 8, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    My roommate and I would use this as an intercom since we are on different floors. I would also use it as a doggie monitor while gone.

  • Lissa Crane
    May 8, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    I would use it most for watching and communicating with my four kiddos when they are in their own rooms on another floor! Right now we just scream from the upstairs to the downstairs when we want to tell them something, this would be a lot easier!

  • Anita Truckenmiller
    May 8, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    What a neat device. It would be nice to be able to let the kids know dinner is ready without having to yell up or down stairs at them.

  • Christopher Mason
    May 8, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    Not having to trudge upstairs to answer one question.

  • Amber Cheras
    May 8, 2017 at 11:32 am

    I would use it to keep in touch with family they live 10 hours away.

  • Kris Mihalov
    May 8, 2017 at 11:03 am

    I would use it to chat with my sister and daughter in other states

  • Taryn T
    May 8, 2017 at 10:21 am

    I would probably use it room to room, but I might also use it to check in on the kiddos when I run errands.

  • Stephanie Liske
    May 8, 2017 at 10:17 am

    I’d use it when calling my kids.

  • Mary Beth Elderton
    May 8, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Not for us, but for my son and DIL’s busy family. At their house it does not matter what is going on, it seems the person you need to talk to or keep an eye on is at the other end of the stairs. I see this as being great for family communication. I also see their tech savvy family finding a bunch of other uses.

  • Katie Bellamy
    May 8, 2017 at 9:23 am

    I’d use this to watch my kids when they are playing! I’ll be able to actually find out who hit who first! lol!

  • Leela
    May 8, 2017 at 5:45 am

    Talking to my daughter.

  • Aaron
    May 8, 2017 at 4:32 am

    I would most use the Nucleus for video calls with loved ones.

  • Elizabeth P
    May 8, 2017 at 2:26 am

    I would use this to call my kids. thanks for the chance

  • Erin M
    May 8, 2017 at 12:45 am

    I would use this between upstairs and the basement so I’m not constantly yelling down the stairs.

  • nickie
    May 8, 2017 at 12:43 am

    Would use to play music

  • Heather!
    May 8, 2017 at 12:23 am

    I’d love to use this to check in on my dog throughout the day when he’s home alone!

  • Kathy Hanley
    May 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm

    This would be awesome to keep in touch with my mom who is 93 and still lives in her own home by herself.

  • Brittney House
    May 7, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    I would use to it make sure the kids stay safe in other parts of the house or when i’m gone.

  • golden storm
    May 7, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    i would use it to keep an eye on my elderly mother

  • Danielle
    May 7, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    So I can be in the other rooms and hear my kids.

  • Peggy Rydzewski
    May 7, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    With my daughter who lives out of state

  • Richard Hicks
    May 7, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    I would use to keep an eye on the kids while they sleep and play in their bedroom

  • Seyma Shabbir
    May 7, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    I would love to use this when I am doing laundry and need to call the kids to bring me their clothes instead of yelling it through the house!

  • Chrystal D
    May 7, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    I’d use this for checking on things at home while I’m at work.

  • Janice Crespo
    May 7, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    I would use it the most for my grandson. LOL When he gets quiet, I can wonder what he’s up to. I love that he can call Mommy and Aunt Arra at the touch of a button! How cool is that?

  • Karrie
    May 7, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    I would love to use it for my kids

  • Priscilla P.
    May 7, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    I would use it to keep up with my 4 grandchildren.

  • angie depue
    May 7, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Oh My goodness! I would use the amazing Nucleus it for monitoring my kids when I’m in a different room, to stay in touch with our family that lives over 2000 miles and as a Nanny cam when we are gone. This is amazing! We need this! Thanks for the chance!

  • Raine
    May 7, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    I would use it to keep an eye on my children when I’m home, check in with them, mediate arguments and interact with them while I’m in my home office. So many uses I could go on and on.

  • Valerie Mabrey
    May 7, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    It would cut down on the yelling to communicate with other members of the family.

  • Rachel Freer
    May 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    I would use this to talk to. MY son when he is in the basement. Currently,I just yell down the stairs

  • Julie Hawkins
    May 7, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    I would use it to keep watch on my kids when they are in the play room

  • William Karcher
    May 7, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    I would use it to check the weather before going to the park for my walk !

  • Katie R
    May 7, 2017 at 9:32 am

    I would use the nucleus to keep in touch with my parents. While a call is always nice, seeing their faces more often would be awesome!

  • Adrienne Gordon
    May 7, 2017 at 7:11 am

    great to talk to my kids when thy are in the basement.

  • Erica B.
    May 7, 2017 at 5:54 am

    Would be good for keeping tabs on the kids.

  • Katie Usher
    May 7, 2017 at 12:42 am

    For communicating with the kids or hubby while in cellar

  • fran
    May 7, 2017 at 12:36 am

    using as an intercom between floors

  • Brandy Monday
    May 7, 2017 at 12:23 am

    I would use it to communicate with my kids and husband

  • harolde
    May 6, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    I would use it to call my grandkids from their rooms to come to dinner or lunch.

  • Tabathia B
    May 6, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    I would use it either to keep an eye on my parents or watch my kids when running errands

  • Lisa V.
    May 6, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    I’d use it to keep in touch with my out of state friends.

  • susan smoaks
    May 6, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    i would love to use this so i don’t have to scream across the house. this is so cute.

  • Andrea v
    May 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    I like that you can access it when your not home

  • Ann Fantom
    May 6, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    I would use the Nucleus Home Intercom System to talk to my husband and daughter when they are downstairs and I’m upstairs which happens frequently

  • brittany marie thompson
    May 6, 2017 at 8:58 am

    I’d use nucleus to keep an eye on my kids when they are playing upstairs

  • Nancy Bowers
    May 5, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    I could could keep in touch with my grandchildren.

  • Nannypanpan
    May 4, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    I’d use it to keep an eye on my twins

  • Crissie Woolard
    May 4, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    I would use this for music and probably use the intercom a whole lot. It would be much better than having to call of the stairs all the time for the girls. Thanks so much for such an amazing giveaway

  • Katherine S
    May 4, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    I like it plays music and it would be a lot easier calling the kids.

  • Shelley P
    May 4, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    I would use Nucleus the most for checking up on the kids in their room. I think the kids would love using it the most to talk to grandma and other family members.

  • Annmarie W.
    May 4, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    We would love to use it to keep in touch with grandparents…and for when my hubby is traveling!

  • Lauren
    May 4, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    I would use it for communicating between upstairs and downstairs.

    May 4, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Would use this for communication between the whole family in all states

  • Marty
    May 4, 2017 at 11:32 am

    I’d use it to keep communication with the kids when I’m doing laundry in the basement so I don’t have to run up and down the stairs every five minutes to answer calls of “Mommmmmmyyyy!:

  • Nancy
    May 4, 2017 at 11:23 am

    I’d most use this as a home intercom.

  • Teresa A Thompson
    May 4, 2017 at 10:23 am

    I love the idea of being able to peek in on my grandkids playing in the play room.

  • melissa craig
    May 4, 2017 at 5:25 am

    I love that no matter where you are you can talk to your kids face to face when they are at home, yuo can see what they are doing and communicate, giving you the sense of mid that everything is ok, and it is easy for them to use

  • allyson Tice
    May 2, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    i would use Nucleus the most for keeping an eye on my kids in the playroom!

  • Terry Stevens
    May 2, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    I would use this to call my granddaughter from downstairs so I do not have to yell.

  • Danielle Porter
    May 2, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    I’d use it as an intercom when my kids are upstairs!

  • Kayla Klontz
    May 2, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    I would use it to help me multitask, I’d be able to clean and watch my children at the same time!

  • carol clark
    May 2, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    id use it to talk to my daughter who has just got her first house she is renting to keep up with her or id probably give it to her so she could talk to me that way it be easier

  • sharon b
    May 2, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    I would love these to call my dad. I think the kids would love to call papa more and he can’t figure out how to use facetime.

  • Steve Weber
    May 2, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    I would use this to communicate with my buddy who lives in PA.

  • latanya
    May 2, 2017 at 11:04 am

    I like that you can view while on the go.

    May 1, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    I would use it as an intercom between the rooms and to listen to music. So cool!

  • Dagmar
    May 1, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    I love that it plays music!

  • Missy
    May 1, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    I’d use this to call my family in for dinner.

  • Amanda Alvarado
    April 30, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    I’d use the intercom the most! LOL My daughter would be using the Alexa to play music – she does that with the one we have now (although that’s about all it is used for since I have no idea what else to use it for since we have no wireless lights, thermostats, etc).

    • Gina
      May 2, 2017 at 9:40 pm

      We’re not super techy either–we love using Alexa to tell bedtime stories, play Jeopardy, check the weather and tell us jokes:)

      • Gina
        May 2, 2017 at 9:40 pm

        Oh, and of course to give us updated sports scores!

  • adina
    April 30, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    this is SO cool. I’d love to use it as a baby monitor.

  • Ben (ada)
    April 29, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    It would be nice to monitor what’s going on in other rooms

  • Kelly Sneed
    April 29, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    I’d love to use the Amazon Alexa feature and to keep an eye on my kiddos

  • Katy
    April 29, 2017 at 2:42 am

    I would love to use it to play music in the kitchen. It would also be a great way for my daughter and I to communicate with my husband (who works at home) without physically entering the office and disrupting his work.

  • Edye
    April 28, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    I’d use it for talking to other family in the house!

  • ColleenMarie
    April 28, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    I would probably use it the most to keep an eye on my kids in other rooms.

  • Elicia
    April 28, 2017 at 10:34 am

    I would use it for my husband so he can see out son during the days as well as my cousin who is in another country.

  • Michele Pineda
    April 27, 2017 at 8:02 pm

    I would love this to connect with my mom when we move away in July, being an only child it is hard to leave her and my 15 yr old and I will be able to see and talk to her using Nucleus which is great.

  • jeremy mclaughlin
    April 27, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    Would use to play music

  • Kristen
    April 26, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    I’d use it as an intercom between rooms.

  • Patricia
    April 26, 2017 at 10:20 am

    This is great. I would use it to wake up my girls downstairs.

  • Angela Saver
    April 26, 2017 at 1:45 am

    I would use this to reach my kids when they are upstairs (3 stories) and can’t hear me!!

  • angela
    April 25, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    I’d use it to play music

  • LeAnn Harbert
    April 25, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    I will talk to my son at the other end of the house.

  • Stephen Sullivan
    April 25, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Coolest gadget I’ve seen in a while.

  • Rachel
    April 25, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    I would use this to communicate with my Nana in Florida.

  • hannah
    April 25, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    This would be amazing! I’d use this to call my husband up for dinner!

  • elizabeth miller
    April 25, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    this would be so fabulous for our home. I often work from home but I have an 11 year old that is constantly yelling my name and often my 3 year old granddaughter is here as well. In addition, my father in law moved in with us after his stroke and I take care of him. I loose a lot of time for work just going to find out why everyone is calling my name.

    • Gina
      April 25, 2017 at 8:29 pm

      All great reasons for the Nucleus!

  • Will G
    April 25, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    I would use it to tell the kids dinner is ready.

  • Renee Rousseau
    April 25, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    I would definitely use Nucleus to stay in touch with my family who all live out of State.

  • robyn paris
    April 25, 2017 at 7:21 am

    I like the idea of easily reaching my daughter when she is upstairs with her music playing.

  • katherine
    April 25, 2017 at 7:08 am

    Communicating with my 96 yo MIL