Coolest Kid Gear Invented by Dads
Looking for gear that's sure to please the father in your life? Here are our favorite must-have dad-invented items.
Photo Credit: Baby Shusher
When Chad Zunker’s daughter would only go to sleep to his very specific shushing noise, he made a digital voice recording of the sound so his wife could get some peace and quiet while he was at work. Daddy cloning was a success. Friends quickly started asking for copies of his infamous soothing mechanism, and the Baby Shusher was born.
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The SaddleBaby was invented by an outdoorsy father who liked to sling his son up on his shoulders for walks and quick hikes, but didn’t like the lack of stability and safety for his kid.
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After their wives gave birth, pals Kevin Schwartz and Keith Garber soon found themselves concerned about the chemical ingredients that their babies encountered daily. Unhappy with the lack of plant-based household and personal care products on the market, they invented their own!
Photo Credit: Svan
Two dads from Sweden invented the bentwood Svan Signet high chair to offer parents a sturdy and stylish design. The product was so popular that they quickly expanded to offer toddler tables and toys before becoming part of the Scandinavian Child lineup in 2011.
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Entrepreneur Ron Vigdor of Born Free wanted to give fellow parents a safe way to feed their babies after watching a news report about toxins, putting out the first BPA-free bottle in 2007.
Photo Credit: Ella's Kitchen
British father Paul Lindley invented these handy organic baby pouches to get his daughter, Ella, and other young children excited to eat healthy.
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Frustrated with their frilly totes full of baby necessities, DadGear’s Scott Shoemaker and pal John Brosseau decided to invent dad-friendly diaper bags and vests with hip styes for men.
For all of the amazing things moms do there are still a few things they could learn from dads. I recently asked my wife if there was anything I did as a parent that she could learn from, and after laughing a long stretch she came up with these seven examples.view gallery
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