28 Ridiculous Things People Actually Buy For Their Kids

I recently had my first child, and it has opened my eyes to the magical world of baby products. You definitely need a lot of new things when having a baby, but some products out there are kind of crazy, and you should probably not waste your money.

The Crib Dribbler

Source: amazon.com

Feed your baby like that pet rat you always wanted. OK this isn't a real product, but you can buy this prank box to give one of the other ridiculous items to an expecting mother.

NoseFrida the Snotsucker

The snot sucking tube really grosses me out, especially the strange noise it makes. A tissue works just fine for me.

Zacky Hand Pillow

This creepy hand pillow is for when you don’t want to touch your baby anymore, but don’t want him or her to notice you’ve left.

Baby’s Poop Alarm

This device can alert you of a dirty diaper the moment it happens by sensing humidity, odor, and temperature changes. Just changing the baby regularly throughout the day isn’t that hard.

The Kickbee

Source: kickbee.net

This motion-sensing belt sends a tweet on behalf of your baby every time a kick is detected. I don’t think even my closest friends or family would want that many updates, much less, the entire world.

The Windi gas relievers (aka baby butt plugs)

Source: toysrus.com

From the same company that brought you the Snotsucker comes these gas relieving butt plug things??

The Thudguard

Source: toysrus.com

Kids bump their heads and get over it. It’s how they learn to be more careful. Don’t protect them from learning.

Pee-Pee Teepees

You are supposed to use these to cover up your boy’s junk during diaper changes to stop any accidents. I may have a girl but can still tell you babies move way too much for these things to stay on.

Baby Butt Fan

Source: onsugar.com

Drying your baby’s butt before putting a diaper back on can help reduce diaper rashes. I just use the diaper I’m about to put on as a fan.

Tummy Tub

Source: mom4life.com

This tub (i.e., expensive bucket) is womb-shaped and that is supposed to ease the baby’s transition into the world. Just buy a regular bucket if that’s what you want.

The bottle holder

Inspired by the beer holders we see at every NFL game, this product is great when you are just sick of caring for your child.

We've survived this long without giving our babies touchscreens, we can (and should) probably go longer.

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