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22 Problem-Solving Parenting Products Under $10

You don't have to spend a ton of money to make your and your kid's life a little bit better.

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1. A bath toy organizer so you don't step or slip on toys every time you go to take a shower.

Promising review: "I love this! I initially got it with the intention of using it for my own bath products, but I ended up putting it in the baby's bathroom and using it to store toys. It allows water to drain out from the toys and dry out easily. I love the adjustable nature of the product to fit any size tub. My child does like to stand up and lean on it, and it seems pretty sturdy. Overall, this is a great product, and I highly recommend it." —steel_muffinsGet it from Amazon for $9.99.
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Promising review: "I love this! I initially got it with the intention of using it for my own bath products, but I ended up putting it in the baby's bathroom and using it to store toys. It allows water to drain out from the toys and dry out easily. I love the adjustable nature of the product to fit any size tub. My child does like to stand up and lean on it, and it seems pretty sturdy. Overall, this is a great product, and I highly recommend it." —steel_muffins

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

2. Pacifiers that glow in the dark, so when your baby wakes up and starts screaming because they don't have their pacifier, you won't have to turn the lights on to find it.

Promising review: "These glow-in-the-dark pacifiers are absolutely BRILLIANT. They act as a little night light and are incredibly easy to find in the middle of the night! We also love MAM pacifiers in general. They're nice because there's no right side, so they can go in either way." —Rachel LakoseGet it from Amazon for $5.90.
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Promising review: "These glow-in-the-dark pacifiers are absolutely BRILLIANT. They act as a little night light and are incredibly easy to find in the middle of the night! We also love MAM pacifiers in general. They're nice because there's no right side, so they can go in either way." —Rachel Lakose

Get it from Amazon for $5.90.

3. A pair of sock-ons to put over your baby's socks to hold them in place so they don't fall off and your little one can't pull 'em off.

You'll lose less socks and keep those tiny toes warm, so it's a win-win!Promising review: "My baby is a Houdini when it comes to losing socks. These keep the socks on longer then anything else. She can only get them off if she concentrates for a long time, and being 11 months old, that rarely happens. These have been a lifesaver during this Midwest winter!" —BethGet them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 6-12 months in white, 0-6 months white, 6-12 months in black, 6-12 months in pink, and 0-6 months in blue).
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You'll lose less socks and keep those tiny toes warm, so it's a win-win!

Promising review: "My baby is a Houdini when it comes to losing socks. These keep the socks on longer then anything else. She can only get them off if she concentrates for a long time, and being 11 months old, that rarely happens. These have been a lifesaver during this Midwest winter!" —Beth

Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 6-12 months in white, 0-6 months white, 6-12 months in black, 6-12 months in pink, and 0-6 months in blue).

4. A pack of self-laminating baby bottle labels you can use to mark all your bottles before daycare so they don't get mixed up with everyone else's. Plus, they're dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "These are great. I placed them on my baby bottles for daycare, and they are still sticking on strong, and it's been about almost three months. The bottles are washed daily, and the labels are still in place. I even peeled one off recently to see if it would leave residue from the adhesive, and it didn't. So I'm happy, and I would buy again!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $8.99.
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Promising review: "These are great. I placed them on my baby bottles for daycare, and they are still sticking on strong, and it's been about almost three months. The bottles are washed daily, and the labels are still in place. I even peeled one off recently to see if it would leave residue from the adhesive, and it didn't. So I'm happy, and I would buy again!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

5. A closet organizer specifically designed to fit baby clothes so you can get as much storage out of your closet and keep everything in perfect order.

Get it from Jet for $9.99.
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Get it from Jet for $9.99.

6. A four-pack of spill-proof sippy cups for when you learn that for some reason babies like to throw everything in their possession as often as possible.

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Promising review: "I have used these cups for both of my children, and we love them! Plus, the kids love them. The cups hold up great, especially after being put in the dishwasher after each use. I recommend them for anyone with kids, and they're cheap!!" —Danielle Desjardin

Get it from Amazon for $2.68.

7. A formula-mixing pitcher because mixing it by hand is the worst, and now you can be prepared and make up to four 8 oz. bottles at a time.

Promising review: "If you have ever spent 10 minutes just shaking the baby bottle to make the formula mix then you know what I mean when I say this is a time-saving lifesaver for all moms and dads using powder formula! This pitcher is amazing! Trust me! You want it!" —TGet it from Walmart for $9.29.
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Promising review: "If you have ever spent 10 minutes just shaking the baby bottle to make the formula mix then you know what I mean when I say this is a time-saving lifesaver for all moms and dads using powder formula! This pitcher is amazing! Trust me! You want it!" —T

Get it from Walmart for $9.29.

8. A frozen pop tray so you can make food-puree ice pops (or even breast-milk pops) for a simple and healthy treat for your little one.

Promising review: "This is a great product! It makes the perfect size of popsicles for babies. My 6-month-old figured out how the grab the handle very easily and loves eating these, which she is able to do without assistance! She loves pureed cantaloupe and orange juice pops — can't wait to try some more flavors too! The pops are a little hard to get out of the holder, but you just have to set it over a bowl of hot water for about 30 seconds and then it's much easier." —Sara C.Get it from Amazon for $7.99.
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Promising review: "This is a great product! It makes the perfect size of popsicles for babies. My 6-month-old figured out how the grab the handle very easily and loves eating these, which she is able to do without assistance! She loves pureed cantaloupe and orange juice pops — can't wait to try some more flavors too! The pops are a little hard to get out of the holder, but you just have to set it over a bowl of hot water for about 30 seconds and then it's much easier." —Sara C.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

9. A toothbrush and teether to stop you from going ~bananas~ when your baby won't stop screaming because they're teething.

Promising review: "This is one of the greatest purchases we've made for our daughter. She loves this when she's teething and even if she's not. It's constantly in her mouth. It has been a lifesaver during a nearly constant five months of teething. We now buy one for every baby shower we go to. Not only is it amazing for teething, but you can get your kid used to brushing their teeth with it." —bphotoGet it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in seven colors and styles).
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Promising review: "This is one of the greatest purchases we've made for our daughter. She loves this when she's teething and even if she's not. It's constantly in her mouth. It has been a lifesaver during a nearly constant five months of teething. We now buy one for every baby shower we go to. Not only is it amazing for teething, but you can get your kid used to brushing their teeth with it." —bphoto

Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in seven colors and styles).

10. A tub drain stopper with a suction cup to securely seal the tub during bath time so you don't have to keep adding water every five minutes.

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Promising review: "This is one of the most useful things I have ever bought on Amazon. It never gets moldy, it covers the bathtub drain, and it so very conveniently hangs on the side of the tub! I love it a lot. It seems like it could fit almost any drain. If needed, I could easily use it in my sink or in anything else with a drain. It's a great product!" —Devi

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in light blue, dark blue, and teal).

11. A two-pack of snack catchers that let little hands in to grab the snacks but don't let snacks out when they're inevitably thrown across the room.

Promising review: "These are my favorite containers for my little one! I have gotten other kinds that have been so hard to get into that she cries because it hurts her fingers. These are soft enough for her to not get hurt but do keep snacks from falling out. They fit the right amount of food and are very easy to clean. I have so many of these and have suggested them to all of my friends!!" —Mom & Vet TechGet it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in five color combinations).
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Promising review: "These are my favorite containers for my little one! I have gotten other kinds that have been so hard to get into that she cries because it hurts her fingers. These are soft enough for her to not get hurt but do keep snacks from falling out. They fit the right amount of food and are very easy to clean. I have so many of these and have suggested them to all of my friends!!" —Mom & Vet Tech

Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in five color combinations).

12. A three-pack of clips you attach to the pacifier and your baby's outfit so it doesn't hit the ground when they spit it out.

Promising review: "I love that I can wash these easily in the washing machine. The plastic clip works better than a metal version because it gripped my baby's clothing better and can't tarnish from a little baby slobber. I love these!!" —R Grant WeatherfordGet it from Amazon for $5.49+ (available in eight color and style combinations).
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Promising review: "I love that I can wash these easily in the washing machine. The plastic clip works better than a metal version because it gripped my baby's clothing better and can't tarnish from a little baby slobber. I love these!!" —R Grant Weatherford

Get it from Amazon for $5.49+ (available in eight color and style combinations).

13. A dishwasher-safe basket designed to fit bottle parts and accessories so you don't have to hand-wash all of those tiny parts every. single. day.

Promising review: "We got this since washing bottles by hand can be such a pain sometimes, and washing them in the dishwasher is just easier! It arrived on time and fit perfectly into the top rack of our dishwasher with ease. We often put the lids to the baby bottles, straws for our large drinking cups, or even travel mug lids inside, and it holds it all perfectly. I don't know how we lived without this for so long, we could have used it before the baby!" —A. MargeGet it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in teal and red).
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Promising review: "We got this since washing bottles by hand can be such a pain sometimes, and washing them in the dishwasher is just easier! It arrived on time and fit perfectly into the top rack of our dishwasher with ease. We often put the lids to the baby bottles, straws for our large drinking cups, or even travel mug lids inside, and it holds it all perfectly. I don't know how we lived without this for so long, we could have used it before the baby!" —A. Marge

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in teal and red).

14. A brush designed specifically with soft bristles to remove flaking skin if your baby has cradle cap.

Promising review: "As a firs- time mom, I didn't know what I could use or do about my son's mild cradle cap, until I came across this. After using this, I could see flakes from his head starting to come off. By his fourth bath, his cradle cap was completely gone. The brush is very soft on the baby's head. My son actually enjoyed it when I was washing his hair with it. Plus, it's easy to clean. I definitely recommend this to any parent. It's inexpensive and works!" —Classychick92Get it from Target for $4.99.
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Promising review: "As a firs- time mom, I didn't know what I could use or do about my son's mild cradle cap, until I came across this. After using this, I could see flakes from his head starting to come off. By his fourth bath, his cradle cap was completely gone. The brush is very soft on the baby's head. My son actually enjoyed it when I was washing his hair with it. Plus, it's easy to clean. I definitely recommend this to any parent. It's inexpensive and works!" —Classychick92

Get it from Target for $4.99.

15. Nail clippers with an extra-large handle, so it's easier for you to hold and keep steady when your trim your baby's nails.

Promising review: "I know the biggest challenge is to get the child to cooperate, but my baby just calmly watched and let me get it done. The ergonomic design allows you to get a grip and swiftly clip the nail. It is designed for a child's nail, so it's really easy to use. I highly recommend this product!" —cjwstamperGet it from Walmart for $4.68.
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Promising review: "I know the biggest challenge is to get the child to cooperate, but my baby just calmly watched and let me get it done. The ergonomic design allows you to get a grip and swiftly clip the nail. It is designed for a child's nail, so it's really easy to use. I highly recommend this product!" —cjwstamper

Get it from Walmart for $4.68.

16. A bath cup with a soft rubber lip to sit on the forehead and interior "fins" to guide the water to flow easily over your baby's head, insuring you don't get water in their eyes.

Promising review: "I bought this on a whim to have something a little cuter in the bathroom for bath time. BUT HOW DID I NOT KNOW HOW MUCH I NEEDED THIS BEFORE!?!??! It's such a great product! It makes such there's no splash and that no water get in the eyes. It's my favorite baby buy in a loooong time." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in blue and grey).
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Promising review: "I bought this on a whim to have something a little cuter in the bathroom for bath time. BUT HOW DID I NOT KNOW HOW MUCH I NEEDED THIS BEFORE!?!??! It's such a great product! It makes such there's no splash and that no water get in the eyes. It's my favorite baby buy in a loooong time." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in blue and grey).

17. A potty-training urinal that will make teaching your child aged 1 to 6 to go standing up so much easier.

Promising review: "This product has totally been a game-changer in potty training my son. He’s almost 3 and had no interest in potty training until I bought this urinal. He loves seeing the spinner spin and gets excited when it does so. It is very easy to clean too. We use a sticky wall hook to hang it from and it works fine. I'm glad I came across this gem." —elisastrausGet it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in green, blue and brown).
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Promising review: "This product has totally been a game-changer in potty training my son. He’s almost 3 and had no interest in potty training until I bought this urinal. He loves seeing the spinner spin and gets excited when it does so. It is very easy to clean too. We use a sticky wall hook to hang it from and it works fine. I'm glad I came across this gem." —elisastraus

Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in green, blue and brown).

18. A pack of breastfeeding pads to help soothe your cracked or sore nipples.

Promising review: "This is one of the best breastfeeding products I've ever used. Those first few months when things are sore and leaking, these help so much. I actually bought this set for my friend because they were such a lifesaver after my last two children were born. I wish I had had them for my other three." —CyndiGet it from Amazon for $5.32.
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Promising review: "This is one of the best breastfeeding products I've ever used. Those first few months when things are sore and leaking, these help so much. I actually bought this set for my friend because they were such a lifesaver after my last two children were born. I wish I had had them for my other three." —Cyndi

Get it from Amazon for $5.32.

19. Breast-milk storage pouches that twist and lock into your pump (with an attachment).

Promising review: "I LOVE the Kiinde twist pouches! I have been using them for 10 months, and I highly recommend them. I used regular bottles with my first baby and the Kiinde twist pouches with my second. I will never go back to regular bottles. I give my daycare provider a nipple and a bottle holder to keep. Then I just bring the bags of milk my baby needs for the day. You don't have to wash bottles anymore. It is so convenient!!! I also like that I can easily write the date and amount on the bags." —Amy H. Get it from Amazon for $8.74 (for a pack of 40).
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Promising review: "I LOVE the Kiinde twist pouches! I have been using them for 10 months, and I highly recommend them. I used regular bottles with my first baby and the Kiinde twist pouches with my second. I will never go back to regular bottles. I give my daycare provider a nipple and a bottle holder to keep. Then I just bring the bags of milk my baby needs for the day. You don't have to wash bottles anymore. It is so convenient!!! I also like that I can easily write the date and amount on the bags." —Amy H.

Get it from Amazon for $8.74 (for a pack of 40).

20. A set of multi-use latches to easily secure cabinets, appliances, drawers, and anything else your baby decides to try and get into (so basically everything).

Promising review: "I love these things. I have them all over my house since I was blessed with a one and three year old who love to get into EVERYTHING. These are easy for any adult to use, but even my clever 3 year old has been unable to figure out how to open these. I use them to keep cabinets, drawers, fridge, and oven closed. They're definitely a lifesaver for any parent. They are easy to attach. All you do is peel off the paper from the sticky tape and stick on the surface. They do not come off easily, so you don't have to worry about them falling off." —DesireeGet it from Amazon for $7.99.
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Promising review: "I love these things. I have them all over my house since I was blessed with a one and three year old who love to get into EVERYTHING. These are easy for any adult to use, but even my clever 3 year old has been unable to figure out how to open these. I use them to keep cabinets, drawers, fridge, and oven closed. They're definitely a lifesaver for any parent. They are easy to attach. All you do is peel off the paper from the sticky tape and stick on the surface. They do not come off easily, so you don't have to worry about them falling off." —Desiree

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

21. A silicone bib with a wide front pocket to actually catch food and drinks that don't make it into your baby's mouth, making cleanup so much easier.

Promising review: "If you have a baby, you need these! We had a huge pile of cloth bibs before, and we had to launder them, and they didn't catch food. The Panda catches a lot of food that our little human drops. It doesn't catch everything, but it does make cleanup easier. Plus, you only have to rinse these for about 30 seconds to clean them. No laundry, no waiting! It's a must have for any parent of small humans!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in four colors and combinations).
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Promising review: "If you have a baby, you need these! We had a huge pile of cloth bibs before, and we had to launder them, and they didn't catch food. The Panda catches a lot of food that our little human drops. It doesn't catch everything, but it does make cleanup easier. Plus, you only have to rinse these for about 30 seconds to clean them. No laundry, no waiting! It's a must have for any parent of small humans!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in four colors and combinations).

22. A bottle and nipple brush that'll get all the gunk that's impossible to reach with a regular sponge out of your bottles.

Promising review: "I like the spongy part on these brushes. It helps get the bottles soapy and reduces how much soap and water sprays everywhere while you're cleaning bottles. And don't forget to replace any bottle brush monthly to keep everything clean (as recommended on the packaging)." —NewMomGet it from Target for $4.99 (for a two-pack).
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Promising review: "I like the spongy part on these brushes. It helps get the bottles soapy and reduces how much soap and water sprays everywhere while you're cleaning bottles. And don't forget to replace any bottle brush monthly to keep everything clean (as recommended on the packaging)." —NewMom

Get it from Target for $4.99 (for a two-pack).

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