Life changes when you have children. And yes, in some ways that are sweet and magical, but others…well, all parents can use a little help to get through some of those days (and nights). Which is exactly why I’m pretty darn sure that the people who came up with all 12 of these inventions have children. There’s no other way to know exactly how to make other parents weep with gratitude and relief.
If you’re a parent, these 12 inventions definitely need a spot in your life (if they don’t already).
#12. This high door handle is great.
But face it, we all know the kid(s) who can circumvent it in less than a week.
#11. Triangle-shaped crayons.
They don’t roll off the table and they’re perfect for little fingers.
#10. This car wash’s soap cannon.
It will keep your kids (and probably you) entertained while you wait for your car.
#9. An eye-level kid’s menu.
Chick-Fil-A killin’ it.
#8. Different table levels for adults/kids.
And you thought McDonald’s couldn’t get any more kid-friendly.
#7. Parent/child swings.
Can verify this is amazing for smaller babies.
#6. No more arguing – the weights make everyone equal!
And no more mom and/or dad having to take a turn.
#5. If only the sink was lower, too.
Because who doesn’t love holding their kids up to wash their hands?
#4. A stool for kids to watch their pizza getting made.
This just became everyone’s favorite Dominos.
#3. Grab a piece of free fruit for your kid while you shop.
It’s healthy and it keeps them distracted for at least a few minutes. One complaint? There should be a trash can for the peels.
#2. It’s always a good time to learn a new language!
Even at the park.
#1. Who doesn’t dream of caging their kids near water?
Every cruise ship needs one of these areas immediately.