When I was a little girl, I remember my great-grandmother recounting the story of when she bought her very first washing machine. Before the purchase, she was using an old-school washing board. She told me that she would stare into the washing machine and be mesmerized at how it made the dubious task of washing clothes (which took her days) so simple. It was a game changer for her.
For my mother, buying her first dishwasher was a game changer. The time spent hovered over a sink of dirty dishes was now significantly reduced because of the dishwasher.
Today, our everyday lives are so much easier. Don’t get me wrong, parenting is still a tough job and has seemingly become more relentless, as pressure to provide any and everything for our children mounts. However, there are some simple things that can make our everyday parenting tasks easier. Our editors have rounded up a list of 20 baby and kid gadgets that have saved their sanity and time over and over again — and they’re all under $20!