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11 Gadgets That Make Being A Parent Easier

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1. A Video Monitor

You're not a helicopter parent! You just look like one.
Infant Optics / Via amazon.com

You're not a helicopter parent! You just look like one.

2. A Baby Cry Translator

Does it work? Maybe. But if it does, EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED.
Biloop / Via amazon.com

Does it work? Maybe. But if it does, EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED.

3. A Mattress Pad Vibrator

Munchkin / amazon.com

It gently shakes the mattress to help soothe fussy babies and gradually slows to a stop so babies stay sleeping.

4. The "Wonder Crib"

The base of this crib can be raised and lowered electronically (like a baby elevator) to make this an all-in-one crib, changing table, and playpen (when the tikes are a little older).
Dream On Me / Via amazon.com

The base of this crib can be raised and lowered electronically (like a baby elevator) to make this an all-in-one crib, changing table, and playpen (when the tikes are a little older).

5. A Child Locator

Mommy I'm Here, amazon.com

Their motto is, "Hey! It's better than a child leash!"

6. A Wipe Warmer

Have you been scouring your baby with cold wipes, you MONSTER? Pamper their bee-hinds with a wipe warmer fit for a king.
Munchikin / Via amazon.com

Have you been scouring your baby with cold wipes, you MONSTER? Pamper their bee-hinds with a wipe warmer fit for a king.

7. The "Baby Shusher"

This little miracle mimics a rhythmic, human "shh" sound and claims to calm the fussiest baby.
Baby Shusher / Via amazon.com

This little miracle mimics a rhythmic, human "shh" sound and claims to calm the fussiest baby.

8. A Visual Thermometer

Gro-Egg / amazon.com

This glows yellow when a room is the perfect temperature recommended for babies. Blue means it's too cold, and red means — you guessed it — too hot.

9. A Bottle Warmer

No more patchy microwave jobs — this gadget promises the perfect bottle every time.
The First Years / Via amazon.com

No more patchy microwave jobs — this gadget promises the perfect bottle every time.

10. The "Binky Fresh"

No more running the dishwasher for her favorite binky! This gadget sanitizes bottle tops and pacifiers.
3B Goods / Via amazon.com

No more running the dishwasher for her favorite binky! This gadget sanitizes bottle tops and pacifiers.

11. A Projector-Slash-Music Player

This little number projects soothing images onto the wall or ceiling while playing a charming lullaby. Who needs parents, anyway?
Munchkin / Via amazon.com

This little number projects soothing images onto the wall or ceiling while playing a charming lullaby. Who needs parents, anyway?

A Fire HD Tablet

This little nugget is perfect for every parenting app, web search, desperate car trip, and much-needed Frozen soundtrack re-re-replay. Get yours here.
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This little nugget is perfect for every parenting app, web search, desperate car trip, and much-needed Frozen soundtrack re-re-replay. Get yours here.