Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs there is, but it can also be a lot of fun. Since babies don’t come with instruction books for figuring out what will work best with them in any given circumstance, we often rely on talking with other parents to get some of their ideas on helpful hints. To that end, we looked around the net for some great parenting tips, tricks, hints and hacks and found some really helpful material that we think you and your children are really going to like.
50 Top Parenting Tricks and Hacks That Will Make Life Easier and More Fun
In this article by Angelina Cleroux for lifehack.org, she’s found some amazingly ingenious ideas for making fun time less stressful on you and more fun for your child. For instance did you know that vinegar is the best thing for a burn? From keeping a lint roller in the craft area for picking up glitter and little bits of things, to fun adaptations on finger painting play time to a whole lot more, you’re going to get some great advice and some fun ways to make even chores more fun. Get all of the great ideas by reading the full article here.
33 Genius Hacks Guaranteed to Make a Parent’s Job Easier
From helpful hints on potty training to keeping the hair on dolls looking good, this article by Peggy Wang for buzzfeed.com has some very clever ideas. You’ll find out how to safety proof plugs, and how to create impromptu tap shoes. There’s a million ways to skin a cat, as they say, and this article gives you all kinds of ways to make every day activities more fun for your kids, and less stressful for you. There’s organizational hints, playtime tricks and ideas on getting kids to help around the house without actually realizing that’s what they are doing. Get ready for some fun parenting time when you read the entire article here.
42 Ingenious and Clever Tricks That Make Every day Parenting So Much Fun
Just because you’re a parent, doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun. In this article by Manaal for emlii.com, she gives you some fun craft ideas that you can do with your kids, and she has a lot of ideas for making things safer in your home without having your kids feel like they are being told no. One of our favorite tricks was the glitter bottle time out tool. You take an old soda bottle fill it about three quarters full with water add glitter and then shake it up. Your child stays in time out until the glitter settles back down on the bottom. There’s tons of other ideas too, like monster spray that you can use to soothe tiny fears at night, easy to make sandwiches that don’t end up with dry corners and lots more. You’ll find all kinds of tips, tricks, hints and hacks when you read the full article here.