• Potty training. Is there any person who really loves this milestone? We all want a potty-trained child, but we'd really like someone to come take care of the getting-there part of it.

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  • Cleaning up a post-meal baby. Sticky hands? Grubby face? Filthy high-chair tray? I'll pass on all of those if you don't mind.

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  • Taking home a post-beach child. I love the playing-in-the-sand-with-my-children part. And I love the clean post-beach bath baby. I just don't want to deal with the in-between. Why isn't there a service for this?

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  • Packing lunches. It's fun to pack the occasional picnic, but for 180 school days for 13 years, times as many children as you have—bring on the Lunchables.

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  • Road trips with small children. I love traveling with my children, but holy cow, I hate a road trip. Those tiny tots need to go to the bathroom all the time, and the sounds of Doc McStuffins from the backseat make me want to lose my mind after five hours. Where is teleporting when you need it?

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  • Getting stains of out baby clothes. What evil powers do carrots have to make stains that never ever come out? At the next baby shower, I'm just giving a pack of diapers and 40 bleach pens and calling it a day.

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  • Middle of the night barf. I would pay so much money for someone to come clean it all up and then bring me my sad, sick baby so I can snuggle her when she's all clean.

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