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9 Genius And Cheap Parenting Hacks To Make Your Life A Little Bit Easier

Date April 26, 2019 17:23

Every parent is always looking for ways to make their life easier. We feel your struggle and know, as well as you do, that even the simplest hack can make your day so much better. Whether it is to minimize mess or finding new activities for your child, other parents have already thought about and came up with smart hacks. Check out these 9 tips and tricks that will hopefully work for you and solve at least one of your everyday problems.

1. Recycle your old crib

Isn't it painful to get rid of a perfectly good crib just because it no longer fits your child? Well, how about turning it into an adorable desk? Look how cute and functional it is!

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2. Keep your child from falling out of bed

All you need is a pool noodle and a fitted sheet to hold it in place and you child will stay secure through the night.

3. Make the most out of bath time

Grab a large laundry basket and watch your child enjoy bathing with all the toys staying close.

Prevent Your Child's Toys From Floating Away In the Bathtub And Make Bathtime Generally Easier from r/lifehacks

4. Avoid popsicle mess

A cupcake cup can easily hold your child's popsicle drops, which always lead to a sticky mess.

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5. Fun and sturdy hammock for kids

All you need is a large sheet and a table – and you've got yourself an awesome hammock, which will definitely keep you child entertained and occupied for some time. Just make sure to secure the sheet well.

6. Multifunctional car caddy

Use a shoe organizer to keep all your child's things in one place during long trips. No more lost toys and messy cars for your family!

7. Travelling art case

Use an old DVD case to make a beautiful travelling art case for your little one whenever the creativity strikes.

8. No more fighting in a car

Put some cardboard between your kids and enjoy a smooth and drama-free ride.

9. How to sneakily give medicine to your child

And a fun one to end our list. Use a straw and a Pepsi can to make your child think they're about to drink some soda, but instead put the straw in a little medicine bottle hidden behind the can. 

It's not medicine, it's Pepsi from r/funny

While these hacks worked for some parents, we can't guarantee you'll be as fortunate. Be careful when trying out new and inventive things, make sure they're 100% safe before using them with your child. If you have any tips and tricks of your own, share with us in the comments.

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