Nifty·Posted on Oct 10, 201335 Genius Parenting InventionsI have no idea how our ancestors raised kids without these things.by Mike SpohrBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 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. Are you a parent or parent-to-be looking for a little help figuring things out? Sign up for the weekly BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!