Microsoft’s inclusive design principles struck a chord with me. I especially like their Persona Spectrum:
We use the Persona Spectrum to understand related mismatches and motivations across a spectrum of permanent, temporary, and situational scenarios. It’s a quick tool to help foster empathy and to show how a solution scales to a broader audience.
I was in a similar situation last year:
I became a parent last month and the way I use technology has changed in a way I didn’t expect. I do way more things with one hand than before. A newborn baby requires a lot of attention and there are always some chores to do.
I encourage you to visit Microsoft Design website and check out their manual and activity cards—great resources to foster empathy.