We all make fun of The Clapper because we don’t want to admit that sometimes doing the simplest of tasks is exhausting. But in today’s society of instant gratification and technology, the quest to relieve people of these tasks is becoming increasingly normal — and increasingly ridiculous.
Yet there are people out there who are, shall we say, motivationally challenged and can’t be bothered with the tedious nature of making a snowball or pouring a cup of tea.
For those people, these 25 products are things that they need in their lives. That is, if they ever get around to buying them.
Self-Stirring Coffee Mug
Because who has the time and energy to actually stir their own coffee — especially before they’ve had their first cup of coffee?
There’s no question that you need a lot of things when you have a new baby — most of which you won’t even know you need until you really need them. But we’re talking about the basics here, not a contraption that tweets out prenatal kicks or a placenta teddy bear.
All I’m saying is that somehow generations of parents have done this tough job without an alarm that beeps when the baby takes a dump. How did they ever survive?
The Baby Mop reminds you that it’s never too early to start making them earn their keep.
Today’s parents have a plethora of resources available to them, from scented diaper genies, to spill-proof sippy cups, and parenting forums, where everyone else is wondering about that weird thing their kid is doing. But our parents sure as heck didn’t.
Parenting was very different 30 years ago. And when Mommy Shorts asked readers to share throwback photos from their childhood, it became pretty clear that the parents of yesteryear would be visited by the Child Protective Services of this year for all the insane stuff they did.
Then again, I guess we turned out okay, right? Hmm…