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    43 Parenting Products From Amazon Our Readers Are Loving So Far In 2023

    We all love a best-of list, and this one is because of you — our readers. 📖

    1. A food pouch lid because every parent knows the struggle of not wanting to waste half-eaten pouches! This ingenious invention not only saves half-eaten pouches, it truly keeps them fresh. Whoever invented this deserves a gold medal in parenting.

    reviewer photo of a baby with pouch

    2. A grape cutter so you no longer have to stress about introducing grapes (or other small fruits) into your baby's diet. Grapes are an excellent source of fiber and water so this doohickey helps deliver a healthy and nutritious snack without worry.

    grape cutter

    3. A scissor skills activity book that comes with a pair of child-safe scissors so you can get your kiddo on track with their cutting! This book is filled with 20 activities to keep them engaged in a fun and safe manner.

    reviewer's picture of the scissor skills activity

    4. A pack of tempera paint markers that my toddler simply adores. Being the talented artist he is, we have explored many mediums, and I have to say these are the perfect way to introduce tempera paint in a safe manner. They are also pretty easy to carry around and don't require all the leg work of a normal paint session!

    5. A faucet extender because washing hands is important, so let's make sure our littles can do it easily! These extenders fit most faucets and help instill healthy habits early on.

    faucet extender

    6. A set of three kid-friendly knives specifically designed to allow your budding chef to hone their culinary skills without cutting their little fingers. The blunted tips and serrated edges make them much safer than traditional kitchen knives, so older kids who want to get in on the dinner prep action can help cut soft vegetables or desserts.

    reviewer's photo of kid using knife

    7. A pack of alphabet flashcards perfect for ensuring your budding toddler is ready for kindergarten next fall. Flashcards are the best way to instill a strong memory and maybe even help you mold the next Jeopardy superstar!

    kid playing with cards

    8. An adorable light-up whale bath toy that also sprays water! Your kiddos are going to love this silly gadget that will make bath time feel like they are going to a water park instead of their least favorite activity.

    9. A pack of sensory toys that you can stick, squish, and stretch! Crayola Globbles are ideal for parents who have kids that love stimulating toys because they are mess free! I have even used these while WFH to alleviate the stress of endless emails and then getting to pick-up on time!

    kids with sensory toy

    10. A pack of two snack catchers that are literally the only containers we used when our son started solid snacks. These genius catchers make for a (mostly) mess-free snack time which is every parent's dream come true!

    reviewer's photo of kid using snack catcher

    11. A magnetic calendar that'll help parents instill independence through learning and fun. Plus, it comes with different magnets to track the weather, special holidays, and feelings.

    kid with magnetic calendar

    12. A pair of Kidnoculars that are a great way to introduce your child to the exciting world of birdwatching or concert-going! These kid-proof binoculars are intentionally made so that your little explorer or music-lover can easily hold them. They are also pretty indestructible!

    13. A pack of three sandwich cutters so you can make your very own Uncrustables to cater to those crustless requests from your little gremlins! Everyone knows kids are synonymous with not liking crust, and here is the solution.

    reviewer's photo of the sandwich cutters

    14. A wood block puzzle to help build brain power in growing minds. These blocks use common geometric patterns and colors to keep children busy and mentally stimulated. It also promotes creativity, eye-hand coordination, and color and shape recognition. It's a way better option than the screens you have lying around the house!

    kid playing with block puzzle

    15. An easy booger and earwax remover for newborns, infants, and toddlers. Reviewers are loving how easy this gizmo is to use and that it's way safer than a Q-Tip.

    reviewer's photo of them and baby holding the boogie remover

    16. A pack of 500 puffy stickers to fulfill all your toddlers *sticky* needs. I keep these in my purse with a notepad and pull them out whenever we are doing errands and my kiddos need to do something with their hands. They are a huge hit and help me work on my toddler's budding vocabulary.

    a reviewer photo of the stickers

    17. A detangling brush to make combing out those tangles a little easier. We are a house full of luscious long hair, and this is the only brush that works without causing tears!

    kid and parent using the detangling brush

    18. A pack of disposable toilet seat covers so you can safely have your child use the bathroom in public. Reviewers are saying these are a total lifesaver for toddlers who are beginning potty training and don't have a lot of experience on bigger potties!

    reviewer's photo of the toilet seat covers

    19. A pack of toddler scavenger hunt cards because setting up a scavenger hunt with a restless toddler is always a good idea to spice the day up! These cards have fun and easy prompts to get your child's brain working, and they are also perfect for beginning readers.

    kid with scavenger hunt cards

    20. A Silly Poopy's Hide & Seek game that's absolutely hilarious! All you have to do is hide it, press the buttons, and then madness ensues! Get silly with your kiddos with this delightful toy.

    reviewer's photo of the rainbow poop toy

    21. A hanging bath toy holder complete with suction cups so you no longer have to enter the tub with a mess of toys on the ground. Trust me, this is my new fave parenting product! It even has draining capabilities so you can avoid mildew buildup. Now that's winning the parenting game!

    reviewer's photo of the bath organizer

    22. A musical toy that all babies seem to love. I am not sure why, but this is the toy you want in your toy basket. It's great for babies 3-months and older. Soothe your new bundle of joy with the classical sounds of Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin, and Rossini! 🎶

    reviewer's photo of the toy

    23. A pack of colorful stacking cups with holes on the bottom that every baby I have ever met loves to play with. We used these in the bath, and they kept my son entertained for at least 10 minutes. If you ask me, that's a super win!

    reviewer's photo of a baby with the stacking cups

    24. A pack of dinosaur ice pop molds for your dino-obsessed kiddo. My 3-year-old is all about dinosaurs right now, and these are perfect for helping me get hidden greens into his diet via frozen smoothies!

    reviewer's photo of a child holding a dino ice pop

    25. A set of educational placemats so that mealtime can be learning time! We love any opportunity to expose our toddler to numbers, letters, colors, and shapes, and these mats do just that. They are also sturdy and easily wipe clean so you can get those munchkins to help you clean up, too!

    kid with placemats

    26. A sight-words Bingo game that I wish I knew about sooner! As a mom with a 9-year-old who struggles with reading and spelling, I can confidently say that this is a must for other parents who have the same challenges. We love to play Loteria at home, so this purchase seemed like a no-brainer!

    Kid with sight word bingo

    27. A pack of light switch extenders so your child can easily turn the lights on and off. This gadget is so cool and another one that is sitting in my cart right now waiting for me to hit purchase. I love how it promotes independence and helps kids who don't want to enter dark rooms do so safely!

    kid using light switch puller

    28. A growth chart so you can keep track of how your little peanut is growing. This lovely ruler chart has a minimal design that will complement any nursery theme. It also makes a perfect baby shower gift!

    29. A three-step cradle cap system because FridaBaby has developed a solution that actually works! First lather their scalp with the foam, then gently loosen the flakes with the soft brush, and lift away the residue with the fine-tooth comb. This is the only three-step regimen out there that is guaranteed to remove flakes!

    reviewer's before and after cradle cap photos

    30. A detangler spray we also love and trust to detangle those really difficult knots. The sweet almond scent is a soothing aroma perfect for winding down before bed. This is *honestly* the best detangler on the market!

    31. A clear toy blocker so you can stop crouching down to search for that missing Hot Wheels. Your back and neck will thank you — trust me!

    clear couch toy blocker

    32. A pack of five stretchy noodle fidget toys that is a hit among kids (and parents). It provides endless amounts of fun for those busy hands — we have a few of these floating around the back seat of the car because they are great fun for long drives.

    monkey stretch toy

    33. A pack of two backseat car organizers perfect for the parent on the go that enjoys a nice tidy car. While life on the road with kids is not always clean, this handy dandy product does help me keep track of books, crayons, snacks, and tablets, oh my!

    backseat car organizer

    34. A toilet nightlight because why not?! This invention is too useful (and a bit silly) to pass up. Gone are the days of stumbling to the toilet at 5 a.m. and bumping into everything in sight. This totally awesome toilet nightlight brings a fun and safe way to navigate the *wee* hours of the morning.

    kid opening toilet with light

    35. A pack of 50 roadtrip games that promises to keep your little ones occupied for the entirety of your next adventure. Games on the Go has created simple yet fun activities for the whole family. Plus, they come on a nifty ring that can easily go wherever your family may roam.

    games on the go

    36. A silicone teething toy that is easy for baby to hold. Plus, this pediatrician-recommended teether is BPA-free and super easy to clean! My kiddo loved to gnaw on this while experiencing the gruesome days of teething.

    a baby and the purple teething toy

    37. A scratch art set so you can keep your child occupied during long trips on planes, trains, and automobiles! This kit is great because it comes with 60 pads and five wooden styli. It is also a wonderful way to activate creativity in your household!

    38. A Baby Yoda nightlight that is way too cute. This plug-in light is perfect for kids who don't like the dark, and its soothing glow will help your kiddo get through the night. It is also energy efficient so you are not consuming loads of energy while leaving it on throughout the night.

    reviewer's photo of the Baby Yoda night light

    39. A 14-ounce spill-proof tumbler that has been put to the test in our household. Believe you me, I sampled a plethora of cups, and these made the cut because they truly don't leak!

    kid with cup

    40. A set of Bob Books perfect for beginners because reading is tough when you have no experience! Reviewers can't stop raving about how these books have really helped their children improve their reading skills.

    reviewer's photo of a kid reading the books

    41. A toy-storage hammock that will make the best home for your kiddo's ever-growing stuffed animal menagerie. Gone are the days of clutter with this nifty storage solution — also, how fun is it that your child's beloved stuffies now have their own living space?!

    a reviewer photo of stuffed animals in the hammock

    42. A stain remover that beats all other stain removers out there. This small yet mighty nontoxic spray is sure to beat those hard to remove stains your kiddos manage to bring home day after day. How they do it, I don't know, but this spray is now this mother's little helper!

    43. And an adorable bottle cleaning set built to last with bristles that are made with nylon. This cactus-themed set comes with four pieces so you can ensure you clean every last nook and cranny of each bottle, nursing pump, or pacifier. It's not only functional but will keep your kitchen looking ~sharp~. 🌵

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.