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    Posted on Oct 10, 2013

    35 Genius Parenting Inventions

    I have no idea how our ancestors raised kids without these things.

    1. Mesh Feeder

    Via amazon.com

    This feeder lets your baby gnaw on real food with none of the choking risk. Pro-parenting tip: you can also pop frozen fruit into the mesh bag to provide your baby some teething relief.

    2. Faucet Extender

    Via amazon.com

    Makes it so much easier for your shorties to wash those icky kid germs of their hands.

    3. Snack Trap

    Via toysrus.com

    The lid is designed to prevent the contents from spilling when your toddler inevitably drops the cup.

    4. The Buzzy

    Via buzzy4shots.com

    The Buzzy uses cold and vibration to provide natural pain relief.

    5. Ba Baby Bottle Holder

    Via diapers.com

    The ingenious design allows babies to easily hold their bottles.

    6. No-Tears Shampoos and Soaps

    Via amazon.com

    An oldie, but a goodie.

    7. Forehead Thermometer

    Via amazon.com

    Because anything that keeps you from sticking something up your baby's butt is a win.

    8. Bottle/Sippy Cup Leash

    Via amazon.com

    Avoid the drama of a lost bottle by strapping it to your stroller.

    9. Velcro

    Via amazon.com

    Laces suck. Velcro forever!

    10. Pacifier Medicine Dispenser

    Via lonestarbaby.com

    Allows your baby to soothe herself while getting her medicine. Genius.

    11. Good Nite Lite

    Via goodnitelite.com

    Teaches your kids to stay in bed until the moon turns into a sun. Just like real life!

    12. Food Dispensing Spoon

    Via albeebaby.com

    Because dipping a spoon into a jar is for losers.

    13. Backseat Baby Alarm

    Via babyinbackalarm.com

    Forgetting your baby in a hot car is every parent's nightmare. This amazing invention guarantees it will never happen.

    14. FlyeBaby

    Via flyebaby.com

    The only way flying could be more enjoyable is if you left the baby at home.

    15. Keep It Klean

    Via myrazbaby.com

    Because babies drop stuff all the time.

    16. Mixie Bottle

    Via uncommongoods.com

    Make eight ounces of formula with only one hand.

    17. Swoop Bag

    Via swoopbags.com

    The perfect way to keep your kids clean and organized...in theory.

    18. NoseFrida

    Via fridababy.com

    It looks terrifying, but it's the best way to get mucus out of your baby's nose.

    19. DropCam

    Via dropcam.com

    Turn your smart phone or tablet into a monitor in under five minutes.

    20. The Learning Tower

    Via inventiveparent.com

    The perfect way for your kids to get into everything...safely.

    21. Portable Breast Pump

    Via amazon.com

    The portable breast pump allowed women freedom while still nourishing their babies. Three cheers for the breast pump!

    22. Amazon Mom

    Via amazon.com

    Get everything you need for your baby in two days via Amazon Mom.

    23. Light-up Toothbrush

    Via fireflytoothbrush.com

    When the light in the toothbrush goes out, it's time to switch sides!

    24. NogginStik

    Via smartnoggintoys.com

    The NogginStik lights up, rattles, and has a mirror. I'm thirty-seven and as enthralled by it as my four-month-old is.

    25. Heat-Sensitive Products

    Via ecx.images-amazon.com VIA amazon.com

    Heat-sensitive products keep you from injuring your child with water or food that's too hot.

    26. Formula Prep Machine

    Via toysrus.com

    Perfect for those bleary eyed middle-of-the-night feedings.

    27. Boogie Wipes

    Via amazon.com

    These amazing wipes remove mucus and other grossness without drying out your kid's skin.

    28. Back Buddy

    Via back-buddy.com

    This pillow was designed especially for pregnant and nursing mothers to provide excellent back support. It's, uh, pretty easy on a dad's back, too.

    29. Refresh-a-Baby

    Via refreshababy.com

    Turn any water bottle into a baby bottle.

    30. Lobster Highchair

    Via philandteds.com

    This portable high chair can attach to any table, weighs just two pounds, and is small enough to fit in your diaper bag.

    31. Zipaboo

    Via zipaboo.com

    The strategically-placed zipper lets you change your baby's diaper without exposing any extra skin to the cold air.

    32. Snap On Wearable Bibs

    Via picklepeas.com

    These bibs snap directly onto your baby's shirt or onesie, becoming part of the outfit.

    33. The Aqua Scale

    Via theaquascale.com

    This scale is so accurate that it can read your baby's weight right down to the ounce/gram.

    34. Milk Savers

    Via mymilkies.com

    Collects leaking breast milk while you nurse.

    35. Learn 'N' Turn

    Via learnandturn.com

    The adjustable angles help babies learn how to feed themselves.

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