Ingenious Parenting Hacks Every Parent Needs To Know

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Being a parent is basically a full-time job with a lot of pressure and a really whiny boss. Adding the fact that you can’t escape it 24/7, it really requires patience and effort. Sometimes, you just need a little break, but that break happens once a month when you finally get to go out with your friends. As much as you love being a parent and spend all day with your kids, you need some easy ways to get by on tough days. And there is nothing wrong with that. A little help never hurt a parent. Here are some crafty hacks you can use for becoming the rested and loving parent.

1. Safety bracelet

If you are feeling a bit paranoid about losing your kid at the mall, or the cinema, make sure you make this bracelet. Put your phone number on it, but pay extra attention. It takes a mere second for a kid to wander off.

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2. Pool noodles for bedtime security

There is a great chance your kid will fall off the bed at some point in their life. If you want to stop this from happening, just put a pool noodle beneath the fitted sheets to prevent them from falling.

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3. DIY Slipper grips

Apply hot glue dots to the bottom of your child’s slippers or socks. No more falling on slippery floors!

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4. Toilet paper guide

Leave a marker on the wall to measure how much toilet paper your kids use. Until they become aware of the importance of paper.

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5. Shoe stickers

Do your kids struggle to tell their left shoe apart from their right shoe? If yes, just cut a sticker in half and put each section in one of your kid’s shoes. They’ll figure it out while having a lot of fun!

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6. Lint roller for glitter

Parents are not great fans of glitter, but kids love to leave it everywhere. Hopefully, you can run a lint roller over the glitter area and it will be gone in a second!

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7. Lock-safe rubber bands

Use a rubber band like this to prevent your kids locking themselves inside a room.

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8. A fitted sheet as a protection.

Stop worrying about sunlight and bugs with this simple fitted bed sheet. Make sure that the kid has some air on one side, too.

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9. Just enough lotion

Keep the kids from using too much lotion or soap by wrapping a rubber band around the pump.

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10. Clean pacifiers

This can be a real struggle. If you have some portion caps, though, use them to store the extra pacifiers. It’s a great way to keep them clean!

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11. Sink helper

If your little ones have trouble reaching the sink, use an empty lotion bottle to create an easy-to-reach tap.

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12. Monster spray

Use this monster spray to help your kids go to sleep. They will love it, and no one needs to know it’s just water.

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13. No-mess straws

Turn the crazy straw upside down, and your kids will not be able to pull it out.

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14. Babysitter info

You and your babysitter will both benefit if you use a template like this.

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15. Pool noodles are awesome!

Use a part of a pool noodle to keep kids from slamming their fingers in the door.

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16. Tooth fairy fun

Add a little “fairy dust” to the money hidden under your kid’s pillow and make it magical. They will be thrilled!

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17. Kid-friendly hammock

Help your child relax by creating a small hammock under your table with just a blanket!

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18. Folded shoulders

You can pull your kid’s onesie down, instead of over their head. No mess will happen in this way!

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19. Juice box helper

If you lift those little triangles on the juice box, your child will be able to hold the box easier. Life just got better!

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20. Diaper wetness

Most diapers have a yellow line which turns blue when the baby’s diaper is wet and needs changing.

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21. Toilet target

If your little man is having trouble keeping his pee in the pot, try giving him something to aim for.

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22. Untangle a doll’s hair

The biggest nightmare finally solved! Untangle any doll’s hair using a small bottle containing 2 tablespoons of fabric softener and some warm water.

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23. Cool off hot seatbelts

In the summertime, seatbelts can get hot and could even burn your kids. Use a spray bottle to solve this issue.

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24. No-mess creativity

Let your baby create beautiful designs by adding dollops of paint to ziplock bags. SO clean and creative!

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25. No more brown apples

Apple slices are a delicious snack but if you don’t eat them right away, they turn brown. Keep them fresh by sprinkling a little salt on and wash them before eating.

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26. Remove crayon with WD-40

If your little one’s creativity has gone on your walls, you can always clean it with a little WD-40.

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27. Keep kids close

If you’re worried about your kids wandering off in the parking lot, get some Parking Pals. These will make waiting for the car fun and safe!

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28. No drip snacks

The perfect way to prevent sticky fingers is putting a cupcake liner on a popsicle stick to keep it from dripping onto the floor and your child’s hands.

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29. Crayons to go

Take a few crayons in an Altoid container and bring them everywhere!

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30. Handy ice pack

Use a frozen sponge in a ziplock bag as a makeshift icepack. Perfect for both lunches and injuries!

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