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    21 Parenting Products From Target For When You're Tired And Just Want To Do The Bare Minimum

    Being a parent is *hard*, some would say the hardest job in the whole world, so let's make things a bit easier for those day you just want to give up.

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    1. A glider with a foot rest that reclines and swivels, so you can kick back *and* relax. It's comfy enough to sleep in so you can rock baby to sleep and take a breather yourself! The velvet twill fabric perfectly complements your day of relaxation.

    Sage green chair in nursery

    2. A Fisher-Price activity jumper boasting music, lights and sounds to encourage every bounce and jump. The 360 degrees of play allows them to be occupied for hours.

    Baby in jumper

    3. A chore chart for role reversal days when parents get to kick back and kids get to work (hehe😉). This chart is dry erase so it can be reused as many time as needed and comes with six dry erase markers in assorted colors.

    Chore chart hanging on refrigerator

    4. A snack pouch that allows your child to get the nutrition they need without you having to do anything but twist the cap open for them to enjoy. Definition of bare-minimum without the guilt of an unhealthy meal.

    Snack pouch

    5. An Amazon Fire tablet because some days it's OK to resort to screen time. This baby has 12 hours of life for games, books, videos, Audible books, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, and Disney.

    Pink tablet

    6. And headphones to plug into that tablet so you can have peace and quiet. Many schools require headphones so possibly a purchase you will need anyways.

    Blue and gray headphones

    7. A Kintetic sandbox because it'll keep the kiddos occupied even on a rainy days. The sandbox is great for keeping the sand contained plus this 🪄magic🪄 sand only sticks to itself. Got to love a mess free activity.

    Two kids playing with sand

    8. A dry shampoo for the days you can't possibly be bothered to wash your hair *or* your child's hair. Spray and watch the grease go away — bye, bye👋🏾.

    Hand holding dry shampoo bottle outside

    9. A bedside sleeper to rock-a-bye-baby right from the comfort of your bed. No need to get up outta your warm bed and make your way to the nursery. The zip down mesh sides allow you to easily check in on your sleeping beauty.

    Baby blue bassinet

    10. A bottle sterilizer that dries bottles too!! While it looks compact, this can ~actually~ hold up to six bottles, pump and accessories. The less work for you the better!!

    Bottle sterilizer

    11. A cereal dispenser so kids can get their own breakfast without spilling half the box. Not enough counter space or the countertops too high? Not a problem — this can be mounted to the wall as well.

    Cereal dispenser

    12. A self-feeding spoon to encourage independence for your baby while being mess *and* hassle free for you. It is dishwasher safe so cleaning is a breeze.

    Two self feeding spoons on kitchen counter

    13. A Boppy pillow that will give you all the support you need when holding *or* breastfeeding your baby. Give those arms a much needed break! When baby grows older you will still be in 💕love💕 with this pillow as it support them to sit up.

    Mom using Boppy to nurse baby

    14. An activity sticker book for a fun alternative to coloring. This mimics a paint by numbers without the paint! So when you take your eyes off them for a second, you don't have to worry that they'll use the walls and furniture as their canvas.

    Activity book

    15. A baby swing to soothe you little one when they are fussy. Baby will feel just like they are in your arms because the swing moves front to back *and* side to side.

    Mom watching baby in swing

    16. A Fisher-Price hedgehog soother because it'll calm *and* comfort your baby with music and vibrations that you can take with you anywhere. Bonus: it's machine washable!! 🦔

    Baby in stroller holding hedgehog

    17. A robot vacuum that's both a vacuum *and* mop. You've got so much on your plate already so hand off two of your chores to Bob the robot. You are bound to call Bob your new BFF!

    Red robot vacuum

    18. Scrubbing Bubbles toilet stamp for an easy way to clean the porcelain throne🚽 — everyone's least favorite chore. It both cleans *and* freshens with every flush so you don't have to.

    Toilet stamp in toilet bowl

    19. A puppy bubble maker because it is absolutely a-dor-a-ble!! A fun and easy playtime activity to break out that takes minimal effort. Load up the bubbles, plug it in, and watch the kids get all their energy out chasing the bubbles around the yard.

    Puppy bubble maker and bubble solution

    20. Dot art activity kit that comes with 50 pages of educational activities and washable dot markers. I've found that dot art helps keep the coloring contained as kids are dotting instead of scribbling with normal markers.

    Activity kit on wood table

    21. A Cuisinart airfryer toaster oven for fast meals for the fam! You can bake *or* convection bake, broil *or* convection broil, air fry, warm, *and* toast!! Backed by a three-year warranty this is a meal must-have.

    Air fryer next to plate of food

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