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14 Ingenious Things Every Driving Parent Desperately Needs

These gadgets help make every parent a smart driver, and smart drivers get Esurance for their car insurance needs.

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1. This tablet that conveniently holds 30 games:

PLUS SEVEN BOOKS AND 21 APPS, ALL FOR YOUR KIDS. No wonder it's called "The Best Children's Tablet."
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PLUS SEVEN BOOKS AND 21 APPS, ALL FOR YOUR KIDS. No wonder it's called "The Best Children's Tablet."

2. This cup that won't spill:

The Wow Cup will indeed wow you.
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The Wow Cup will indeed wow you.

3. This bag that makes life significantly easier:

It's 5-in-1! It works as a stroller bag, backseat organizer, kick mat, shoulder bag, aaaand cooler for your kiddos' snacks.
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It's 5-in-1! It works as a stroller bag, backseat organizer, kick mat, shoulder bag, aaaand cooler for your kiddos' snacks.

4. This sweet power cup:

Charge all your devices in your car with this beauty....'cause god forbid the tablet dies.
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Charge all your devices in your car with this beauty....'cause god forbid the tablet dies.

5. This parked-car finder:

LOOK, PARENTS ARE BUSY PEOPLE. WE FORGET THINGS... Sometimes it's shampooing, and sometimes it's where we left the car. This gadget will make you feel #blessed.
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LOOK, PARENTS ARE BUSY PEOPLE. WE FORGET THINGS... Sometimes it's shampooing, and sometimes it's where we left the car. This gadget will make you feel #blessed.

6. This fuzz-proof mat:

For whenever overexcitement for ice cream or a temper tantrum happens.
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For whenever overexcitement for ice cream or a temper tantrum happens.

7. This organic hat that makes us sleepy just looking at it:

It's perfect for when your little one takes a short retreat to dreamland.
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It's perfect for when your little one takes a short retreat to dreamland.

8. This vacuum that's quite ~practical~:

Reach into the deep dark corners of your car with this beautiful machine — every cookie crumb and remnant of animal cracker will be a thing of the past.
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Reach into the deep dark corners of your car with this beautiful machine — every cookie crumb and remnant of animal cracker will be a thing of the past.

9. Keep your backseat drivers occupied with this good-looking DVD player:

Let the kids take a break from asking why the moon is round and not square with this LCD car pillow DVD player.
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Let the kids take a break from asking why the moon is round and not square with this LCD car pillow DVD player.

10. Or mount that tablet with this lil' buddy:

Hey, it's voted #1 at keeping the kids focused and not constantly fussing. OK, OK, it's just voted #1.
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Hey, it's voted #1 at keeping the kids focused and not constantly fussing. OK, OK, it's just voted #1.

11. This comfy seat headrest:

The Cardiff Booster Seat Headrest makes napping so much better (and hopefully entices the kiddos to nap more frequently).
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The Cardiff Booster Seat Headrest makes napping so much better (and hopefully entices the kiddos to nap more frequently).

12. This book for the copiloting parent that will have your offspring thinking you're ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS at all times:

Which is true... Duh. This book will just make it truer.
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Which is true... Duh. This book will just make it truer.

13. This fun combo will keep 'em smart!

And away from your phone! They can learn about all sorts of things such as numbers, animals, and instruments as you drive 'em to MawMaw's.
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And away from your phone! They can learn about all sorts of things such as numbers, animals, and instruments as you drive 'em to MawMaw's.

14. And this portable DVD player ain't a shabby investment either:

The kids will get to play movies and music during longer trips, and it's under $60. Whoop whoop!
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The kids will get to play movies and music during longer trips, and it's under $60. Whoop whoop!

And let’s not forget, Esurance is the smart choice when it comes to your car insurance. (Are we there yet?)