39 Everyday Life-Saving Parenting Tricks That Will Make Your Job A Lot Easier

Parenting is beautiful but with it comes endless challenges. What if we told you we had the solution to all of them?  Presenting a list of tricks to get your job done easily and make it almost effortless.

1. Get them to put their shoes on the correct feet by cutting a sticker in half and placing it on the insides of their shoes.



2. Keep those popsicles from turning into a drippy mess by adding Jell-O to them.

2. Add Jell-O to your popsicles so they don’t melt into a drippy mess


3. Prevent little fingers from getting slammed in between doors by placing a cut pool noodle.



4. Use sprinkles to make boring food turn into a tasty delight!



5. Make the best diaper bag ever out of a A $3 thrift store camera bag.

5. A $3 thrift store camera bag makes the best diaper bag ever.


6.  Turn an old lotion bottle into a faucet extender so the little ones can reach with ease.



7. Mark a ‘You Shall Not Pass Sign’ beneath the toilet paper to avoid kids wasting it.



8. Teach them to prevent over-squeezing juice boxes by holding the drink by the side flaps.



9. Use these animals to make dental hygiene a little more fun.




10. Change your drawers into modified bookshelves so that there aren’t books lying all around the house.



11. Engage your children in chores by turning them into fun games.



12. Make things easier for you and your babysitter by using this reusable Babysitter Info Sheet.



13. Prevent spills by inserting a crazy straw upside-down to keep kids from yanking it right out of the cup.



14. Use some glue and a little glitter to make ‘Tooth Fairy Money”



15. Keep those little hands from getting sticky on hot days by using a cupcake holder around a popsicle stick.



16. Slide a fresh diaper underneath before opening a dirty diaper. This makes changing the diaper faster, and it also helps if he starts ‘free peeing’ all over you!

17 slide a fresh diaper underneath before opening the dirty diaper.  This makes changing the diaper faster, and it also helps if he starts ‘free peeing’, as we call it.


17. Use clever ideas to get things done around the house.



18. Freeze a pacifier in an ice cube tray with juice, milk, formula, or water to sooth a teething baby’s gums.



19. Use Helichrysum, an essential oil, for accident-prone kids.



20. Use a glue gun to prevent shoes from slipping.



21. Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water and then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Easy peezy!



22. Play with boring foods to get them to eat it without nagging.



23. Rub vapor rub on your little one’s feet and put socks over them to stop nighttime coughing.




24. Use socks to keep the toilet seat warm.



25. Feed two hungry mouths at the same time by heating multiple bowls at once in your microwave.



26. Invest in a baby shower cap to give your baby a tear free bath.



27.  Keep your kids organized by this simple DIY idea:



28. Use a wad of Kleenex to teach your children to hold the pencil the right way.



29. Use a shoe caddy to hold snacks and activities during long car rides.



30. Store pacifiers in sauce-to-go containers to keep them clean in your bag.

30 Keep pacifiers clean in your bag with sauce-to-go containers.


31. Achieve the impossible by making this Get Along Shirt!



32. Use a pool noodle and a fitted sheet to prevent kids falling out of beds.



33. One can also use pool noodles around trampolines to prevent accidents.



34. Use a plastic cup as a sparkler shield for children.



35. Use a knife rack to organize small metal toys.

35 Use the Grundtal knife rack to organize small metal toys.


36.  Use Magnetic Drink Cups to keep your children’s drink cups handy and right near your refrigerator’s water dispenser.



37. Use this brilliant idea and keep you bed dry during the potty-training phase.



38. Invest in a sippy-cup leash to keep it from tumbling to the ground.

39 This sippy-cup leash keeps it from tumbling to the ground.


39. And when they grow up, teach them to be resourceful:


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