Being a parent is tough.
But thankfully the internet is on hand to provide us all with amazing hacks to make our lives easier!
Here are a few incredible parenting hacks that will make parenting a piece of cake!
Losing your child is a scary thought, but it’s a possibility every parent must prepare for.
If you’re heading out to the mall, the cinema, or even the zoo, make sure your little ones have a bracelet with your phone number in case you get separated.
Pool Noodles For Bedtime Security
Worried about your child falling off the bed? Simply put a pool noodle beneath the fitted sheets to prevent them from falling.
DIY Slipper Grips
Apply hot glue dots to the bottom of your child’s slippers or socks. This will stop them from falling on slippery floors.
Toilet Paper Guide
Worried your kids are using too much toilet paper?
Why not leave a marker on the wall for them to measure how much toilet paper is the right amount?
Do your kids struggle to tell their left shoe apart from their right shoe? Simply cut a sticker in half and put each section in one of your kid’s shoes. That will help them figure it out!
Lint Roller For Glitter
Glitter is every parent’s enemy, but thankfully you can clear up every speck of glitter thanks to this incredible cleaning hack! Simply run a lint roller over a glitter covered area!
Lock-Safe Rubber Bands
Worried your kids will get themselves locked in a room? Use a rubber band like this to prevent it from happening.
Fitted Sheet Awning
Want to take your kid outside without the worry of sunlight and bugs? Simply use a fitted bed sheet to cover the crib!
Just Enough Lotion
Keep the kids from using too much lotion or soap by wrapping a rubber band around the pump. No more mess!
Keeping pacifiers clean can be a struggle. However, if you have a couple of extra portion cups lying around you can use them to store extra pacifiers in them. It’s a great way to keep them clean!
If your little ones have trouble reaching the sink, use an empty lotion bottle to create an easy to reach tap.
If your child is scared of monsters, then use this monster spray to help them go to sleep.
They don’t need to know it’s just water!
Worried your kids will make a mess with their straws? Just make sure the crazy straw is upside down, this way the kids can’t pull the straws out.
Need to tell your babysitter something? No problem! Use a template like this and just fill it out accordingly. It’ll make the whole experience better for you and the babysitter.
Use a section of pool noodle to keep kids from slamming their fingers in the door.
Tooth Fairy Fun
Add a little “fairy dust” to the money hidden under your child’s pillow to make it magical.
Help your child relax by creating a small hammock under your table with just a blanket!
You can pull your kid’s onesie down, instead of over their head. This will certainly make a mess-free situation!
Juice Box Helper
If you lift those little triangles on your kid’s juice box, your child will be able to hold the box easier.
Most diapers have a yellow line which turns blue when the baby’s diaper is wet and needs changing.
If your little man is having trouble keeping his pee in the pot, try giving him something to aim for!
Untangle A Doll’s Hair
Untangle any doll’s hair using a small bottle containing 2 tablespoons of fabric softener and some warm water to detangle doll hair.
Cool Off Hot Seatbelts
In the summertime, seatbelts can get red hot and could even burn your kids. You can avoid this by keeping a spray bottle handy to cool off the buckles.
Let your baby create beautiful and clean designs by adding dollops of paint to ziplock bags.
No More Brown Apples
Apple slices are a delicious snack but if they’re not eaten immediately, they turn brown quickly.
Keep your apple slices fresh by sprinkling a little salt on, then wash with water before eating.
Remove Crayon with WD-40
If your little one’s creativity has reached the walls, you can quickly clean it off with the help of a little WD-40.
Keep Kids Close
If you’re worried about your kids wandering off in the parking lot, maybe you should get some Parking Pals, which will make waiting for the car fun and safe!
No Drip Snacks
To prevent sticky fingers, put a cupcake liner on a popsicle stick to keep it from dripping onto the floor and your child’s hands.
Crayons To Go
Don’t get stuck at a restaurant or doctor’s office without anything for your child to do. You can keep a few crayons handy in an Altoid container.
Handy Ice Pack
Use a frozen sponge in a ziplock bag as a makeshift icepack. It’s perfect for lunches and injuries!
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