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    Here's What Parents Should Actually Buy On Amazon Prime Day

    Skip the noise and head straight to deals on everything from big ticket items like convertible car seats and strollers to day-to-day necessities like diapers, wipes, and more.

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    Amazon Prime Day, the day when Amazon has more deals than you could ever conceivably look through in an ENTIRE LIFETIME, is here — and this year it’s just in time for you to get ahead of holiday shopping, so you don’t have to worry about shipping delays.

    We waded through the mountains of bargains for you and found some of the best deals in every category.

    FYI — deals move quickly on Prime Day. We’ll do our best to keep this post and imagery as up-to-date as possible, but we can’t catch everything immediately. Check back throughout Prime Day to see our latest updates as the deals change!
    Note: To get these deals you have to be a Prime member, so if you aren’t already, sign up for a free 30 day trial here.

    1. An Instant Pot 11-in-1 with an air fryer for 33% off to help your fam eat even better for minimal effort on your part. Plus up to 58% off for some other Instant Pot models.

    the Instant Pot with a chicken in it

    Promising review: "After listening to dozens of clients and friends talk about their air fryers, I decided it was time to bite the bullet so to speak. Consumer Reports rave reviews led me to the Instant Vortex Plus. I LOVE LOVE LOVE ❤️ IT! Everything seems to taste better cooked in an air fryer. Even salmon is more moist and flavorful. Plus food cooks more quickly than traditional oven or fryer methods. The Vortex is large capacity so it’s easy to cook two or more types of food at the same time. Do it... you won’t regret it! Salmon and fries for two all cooked together." —Rosanne Heideman

    Price: $119.99 (originally $179.95; available in four sizes)

    2. A wildly popular rice cooker for 28% off here to transform weeknight dinners. And lunches. Perhaps breakfasts?!

    the cooker

    Promising review: "I'm a newly graduated student, so I was debating whether to buy a cheap rice cooker or this one. I already owned one of those cheap $20 rice cookers that cook one cup at a time, but I hated it since the quality of rice wasn't good and the rice would spoil in less than a day at room temperature. I'm glad I bought this expensive rice cooker; quality is excellent and will lasts. I only cook white rice, and the cooker has a default timer of 60 minutes for white rice. There is a 'quick cook' mode which is 45 minutes, but the rice won't taste as good. There is a detachable lid that you need to wash after every use. The purchase also comes with a steaming tray used for vegetables. Plug is retractable which is also neat. My favorite part is the metal pot that holds the rice; the pot inside part of the pot is non-stick so it is super easy to clean and rice won't stick to the sides of the pot. When your rice is done cooking, you can customize the sound; default sound is like a twinkle twinkle song; other choice is a single beep; or you can have no sound. Instruction manual is fairly easy to read for all of the other functions." —PansyHunter

    Price: $170.16 (originally $235)

    3. A kids' Fire tablet with a kid-proof case for 43% off so you can get your phone back.

    the fire tablet

    Promising review: "We love our tablet. My son is three years old and loves all the videos and games — all educational! I get to set it up to where it’s age-appropriate items and I can also switch profiles to mine and do things on my profile. Pretty great device and he can play on some apps without WiFi! Bigger plus. Great purchase." —Alyssa

    Price: $79.99 (originally $139.99; available in three colors)

    Check out the tablet with a headphone bundle on sale.

    4. And a problem-solving game kit for 30% off that'll work with that Fire tablet.

    the game kit

    Price: $55.99 (originally $79.99)

    Check out more STEM building sets and toys on sale.

    5. A three-in-one kids trike for 26% off that goes from a three-wheel balance bike, to tricycle, to two-wheel balance bike to grow with your child, so you don't have to buy a new bike every time.

    Model riding the bike and showing the different modes

    Price: $59.49 (originally $79.95; available in blue, pink, and white)

    6. Boudreaux's Complete Rash Kicking Kit for 20% off to help ease your baby's painful behind or prevent such a travesty. (Poor kid!)

    the kit

    Promising review: "My little one has sensitive skin/eczema and gets diaper rash in a day if we skip the cream, so we use this at every single change. I was using tongue depressors and throwing them away after use for a long time and finally caved and bought this reusable applicator. I was skeptical because of the lower price and odd shape compared to the other well known popular brand applicator. But the price led me to try it. Turns out the shape is an excellent feature, and its not a pain to wipe the applicator with a wipe after each change as I thought it would be. In fact, I can't imagine an applicator not being this shape now I've used it. Highly recommend." —Elle

    Price: $11.18 (originally $13.97)

    7. A backyard zip line kit for 31% off that'll for sure make you the favorite parent for at least the next couple months.

    Model sitting on the zip line

    Price: $158.05 (originally $229.74)

    8. A silent, wearable breast pump for 15% off that you can in your bra and is linked to an app that tracks milk volume in real time.

    the pump with the app

    Promising review: "As of mom of three this has been my absolute lifesaver since this go-around I am exclusively pumping. I am able to keep to a great schedule since I am able to be 100% hands and tubing free with my Elvie. To my surprise I have the same output with my Elvie as I do my Spectra; and lately, even more output. It’s very comfortable to wear and the app is a great added bonus. I do wish the battery life lasted slightly longer, but I can easily charge in car or with a power bank if absolutely needed." —Lauren K Taylor

    Price: $237.15 (originally $279; also available as double)

    9. A bento-style kids lunch box for 48% off with small enough spaces you can fill with different food for your kids to enjoy during lunch time.

    The bento box in purple

    Price: $20.99 (originally $39.99; available in 12 colors)

    10. A baby gate for 28% off so you can *safely* section off zones of your home.

    the gate

    Price: $41.97 (originally $57.99)

    11. A baby bath care set for 20% plus lots more Honest Co. and other brands in up to 20% off baby care products.

    the set

    Price: $16.79 (originally $20.99)

    12. A convertible stroller for 20% off that'll grow with your kid, work with a car seat, and fold up super easily while you're on the go.

    the stroller

    Price: $199.99 (originally $249.99)

    13. An inflatable tummy time mat for 20% off to help promote your baby's sensory development and keep them entertained for hours.

    Baby on the inflated mat with a sea-theme to it

    It's recommended for ages 3 to 24 months.

    Price: $11.87 (originally $14.85)

    14. An iRobot Roomba vacuum that works with Alexa for 38% off can be your in-between for picking up lil' messes. Something that'll tidy up a bit behind your kids? Basically magic.

    the Roomba vacuum on a hardwood floor

    Promising review: "This is my first Roomba and I agree that this is definitely the new and smart way to clean your home. Our home has all hardwood floors but we have rugs scattered everywhere so while I cannot speak about how well it cleans a full room carpet, it does a great job of cleaning our house setting.

    It automatically adjusts its height to clean carpeted or hardwood floors. You can set a schedule for cleaning via the app on your phone and it also returns itself to the base once it is done cleaning. It is also easy to clean the filter and empty out the bin. I love it so far and will update the review once I have used this for some time." —mac01

    Price: $199.99 (originally $319.99)

    Plus check out more Roomba models on sale.

    15. A set of bandana drool bibs for 57% off you actually won't mind your little one wearing all day long to collect all the spit.

    The eight bibs in different patterns

    Price: $12.96 (originally $29.99; available in seven varieties)

    16. A Diaper Genie for 25% off that, tbh, every parent with a kid in a diaper needs.,

    Promising review: "Honestly can’t smell the dirty diapers in the room. Super convenient if you can’t access the trash can outside easily. Just make sure you pull down the bag a little first to help the diapers go down smoothly other than that it’s perfect and I’m happy to purchased it." —Maria

    Price: $37.49 (originally $49.99)

    17. A Taco vs. Burrito card game for 36% off that'll really amp up family game night.

    the game

    Price: $15.99 (originally $24.99)

    18. A pack of baby wipes (800 to be exact) for 45% off because that's something you never want to run out of.

    the wipes

    Price: $19.10 (originally $34.99)

    19. A pack of 10 bow clips for 22% off so every day is a good hair day for your baby.

    Model baby wearing two red bows in little pigtails

    Price: $13.95 (originally $17.95; available in four varities)

    20. An Alexa-enabled Mickey wall clock for 30% off that'll help you keep track of time, among other things.

    the wall clock

    Price: $34.99 (originally $49.99)

    21. An 8-piece bath set from Carter's for 30% off to help make bath time even cuter.

    towel set

    Price: $16.09 (originally $22.99)

    Check out more kid's and baby clothing for up to 30% off.

    22. A super-spacious Evenflo Pivot Xplore all-terrain stroller wagon for 20% off to push or pull one to two children on-road or off. Plus there's plenty of pockets and a basket for storage and the dual UPF 50+ canopies mean you can spend even more time outdoors.


    Promising review: "After much research on double strollers best suited for an infant and a toddler I came across the concept of a stroller wagon hybrid. I was sold and nearly ready to bite the bullet on the twice-as-expensive competitor and am so happy I found the Evenflo Pivot Xplore! We've owned it for almost a week and my husband, toddler, and I are all pretty geeked about it! First impressions: it's everything you could want in a 'swagon.' It's durable, comfortable, easy to maneuver, and easy to fold. To top it all off it comes with all the bells and whistles like sun canopies, snack tray, drink holders, and a storage basket included!" —Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $239.59 (originally $299.49).

    23. A 54-pack of Honest overnight diapers for 33% off so you and your baby can both have sweet dreams.

    the diapers

    Price: $17.31 (originally $25.99)

    24. A motion-detected, LED toilet light for 29% off, so no matter the age, everyone in your home can see exactly where they're going when they have to go in the middle of the night.

    Child model holding toilet light in their hand as blue light glows from toilet

    Price: $12.70 (originally $17.95).

    25. A six-pack of pacifier holders for 55% off to get you back all those minutes you'll spent looking for lost pacifiers and cleaning the ones you eventually find.


    Price: $6.77 (originally $14.97)

    26. A LÍLLÉbaby child carrier with a convertible tote for 40% off that'll grow with your child and allow you to carry them on your front, back, or hip (you've got options!).

    Adult model carrying a child in a light gray child carrier

    Price: $89.99 (originally $149.99, available in three colors).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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