17 Innovative products to make parenting just a little easier
Raising kids is a job in itself, and usually a thankless one. From dirty diapers to picky eaters to tantrums - there’s still nothing better than seeing your child smile. But, you can make things a little easier on yourself by using these innovative products made just for parents.
- How often are babies born? About 258 per minute. That means there are a lot of sleepless parents out there.
- Should parents limit screen time for their kids? Probably. 42% of kids under 8 years old have their own device and screen time has exponentially increased. If you’re wanting to cut down, check out TechDen™ – Screen Time Managing Device.
- What are some products made just for parents? If you’re looking for ways to make parenting just a touch easier, we’ve got the category for you.
Being a parent is arguably the toughest job in the world. It’s also pretty thankless – when was the last time someone thanked you for providing adequately for your child? On top of that, people around you will tell you that simply having your kids should be rewarding enough.
Raising kids is difficult and parents deserve all the help they can get.
That’s why we’ve searched high and low for all the innovative products, devices, and gadgets we could find to make parenting just a little bit easier.
Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad
One of the most important metrics of your newborn baby’s life is her weight. This clever changing pad is armed with a built-in scale. As soon as you place your baby down, it clocks the weight. It makes it easy to determine food intake and the app lets you track diaper changes.
Lalabu Babywearing Dad Shirt
Dad jokes, dad jeans, dad sneakers – putting “dad” in front of anything usually means something cringey. But this babywearing dad shirt is anything but. Complete with a pouch on the front, it lets you carry around your baby with total love, comfort, and confidence. Plus, they make ’em for moms, too.
Willow Baby Changing Bag
As a parent, you have a lot of stuff to carry around. From snacks to wipes to diapers to that-one-toy-he-can’t-be-without. Relying on your hands is a newbie move. Willow is a changing bag with plenty of space. But, it also has a built-in changing mat, privacy walls, and all the pockets you need.
Jiobit Kids GPS Tracker
Now you can keep an eye on your child even in busy areas or when you want them to have a little independence. Jiobit uses the power of Wi-FI, Bluetooth, and cellular networks to give you GPS access to your child. With a week-long battery life, it gives you total peace of mind.
Spyn Decision Spinning Top
While it’s important for kids to learn the concept of choice, decision-making with a toddler can make you want to pull your hair out. Enter Spyn. This clever spinning top makes decisions for you so your kids can’t argue. Simply give it a spin and what Spyn says goes.
Thermo One-Touch Wi-Fi Thermometer
Armed with 16 infrared sensors, this nifty thermometer provides accurate and instant results. Rather than going in the mouth or ears and causing discomfort, Thermo rests on top of the skin. Not only is this more comfortable for your baby or child, but it’s also more sanitary.
Pockit Stroller Folding Stroller
Folding and fitting a stroller in tight spaces can be a nightmare. The smart creators of Pockit have created a sturdy stroller that actually fits in your bag – really. At just 9.7 lbs., it folds down in a few seconds with just a couple of movements.
Willa Walker Toddler Walking Tool
Help your child gain their walking independence by helping them with the Willa Walker. Clever yet simple, the Willa Walker helps your toddler keep their balance as they learn to walk. Plus, you get to hold on without hunching over and straining your back.
Plug Perfect Plug Protector
While not the most exciting topic, child safety is always the number one focus for parents. Plug Perfect helps to keep your plugs protected and covered so your kids (and even pets) can’t get electrocuted. They’re practical, safe, and affordable so there’s no reason not to have them.
Piggyback Rider Standing Child Carrier
Have Disney on your list? Make sure you have the Piggyback Rider with you. Attaching comfortably on your back, it provides a place for your kid to stand tall to take in all the sights once they’re too tired to walk.
Saddlebaby Baby Shoulder Carrier
If your toddler is too little to stand that long, the Saddlebaby is for you. It lets you carry your kid on your shoulders. The front is complete with safety straps for their legs while the top has a comfy and ergonomic seat.
Busy Baby Mat Toy Tether Placemat
Kids have a lot of cuteness, but they really lack dexterity. Rather than continue to pick their toys up off the floor, tether them. The Busy Baby Mat keeps a variety of toys tethered to the placemat so they’re always in reach.
Hatch Baby Rest Kids’ Night Light
Another fantastic product from Hatch, the Rest Night Light provides the perfect glow of light. In addition, it also doubles as a sound machine and a time-to-rise alert. With this, your kid can fall asleep with ease and will stay in bed until the appropriate time to get up.
Little BaeBae Retractable Binky Clip
Just like the Busy Baby Mat, the Little BaeBae makes sure your baby’s binky never falls to the floor. Clipping to your baby’s clothes, the tether is short enough to keep it off dirty surface no matter how much your baby spits it out.
TechDen™ – Screen Time Managing Device
It’s inevitable that your child will have time in front of screens. To minimize this and help them form healthy usage habits, TechDen is the answer. It charges and secures devices away, so you can enjoy more time together.
MUtable 2.0 Modular Children’s Play Table
Usually, the kids’ table isn’t that exciting but the MUtable 2.0 certainly is. Modular and easy to use, you can transform this table both vertically and horizontally. It caters to all levels of play from building blocks to drawing. Plus, it’s the perfect height for kids to eat.
Lay-n-Go Activity Mat Organizer
Never again feel the pain of stepping on an errant Lego piece when you have the Lay-n-Go. Measuring a whopping 60 inches in diameter, this huge play mat transforms into a bag when it’s time to clean up. Simply pull the drawstring to gather and collect all the loose toys.
Do you have any parenting hacks? Let us know in the comments!
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