Daily life with an active toddler can be ... well, kind of challenging and exhausting, to say the least. Between chasing them around, trying to successfully get them down for a nap, cleaning up various messes, and still squeezing in some good quality play time -- anything that makes our days run a little smoother is welcome and very much appreciated.
And that's why so many moms have "go to" items they can't live without when it comes to tot rearing, which make their routines at least a little easier.
Hey ... every tiny bit helps.
Check out the photos below to see eight of the coolest toddler inventions around, which actually benefit moms even more than the kids.
What is the one thing you can't live without when it comes to parenting?
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