Have you got a hyper active toddler? Do you need to do other things at key moments than run herd on your hyper active toddler? Do they like back packs? Do they like books?
If you answered yes to these questions, I believe I’ve solved your problem. Kurt Vonnegut taught me this one. Though, in fairness, I may have missed the point of the book.
PRAGMATISM! Everyone wins-ish.