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50 Top Parenting Tricks and Hacks That Will Make Life Easier And More Fun

50 Top Parenting Tricks and Hacks That Will Make Life Easier And More Fun
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I dare you to try these parenting tricks today!

1. Add a lint roller to your craft room.

A lint roller picks up glitter (and just about anything else) like a charm!

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    2. Try vinegar for minor burns.

    Just soak a small face cloth or paper towel and apply vinegar to the burn till the skin feels cool. Apply it immediately after the burn and it will ease the pain and prevent a blister.

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      3.Keep the kids from locking themselves in the bathroom.

      Keep a door unlocked by using a rubber band. You can find more information on this trick here.

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        4. Keep a spray bottle in the car for hot days to avoid scorching seat belts buckles.

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          5. Use pool noodles to improve safety.

          Pool noodles offer protection for little hands and feet on the trampoline.

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            6. A little tape will catch toenail clippings before they make a mess for you.

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              7. Get your teenager to clean their room.

              You can get your son or daughter to clean their room by using your cleverness and humor like the mother below.

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                8. Prevent your kids from always using new cups and leaving the old ones lying around the house.

                Just give them their own cups with magnets and pin them to your fridge. Your kids will love it.

                magnet cups

                  9. Use this no-mess painting parenting tricks.

                  Add three dollops of different coloured paint into a ziplock bag and voila! Your baby can create all kinds of designs without any mess.

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                    10. Buy a Keep-It-Kleen Pacifier.

                    This

                    product automatically closes when dropped, eliminating the need to constantly wash it off.pacifier clean

                      11. Limit Soap by twisting rubber bands around the pump nozzle.

                      soap hack

                        12. Invest in a Baby In-Sight Auto Mirror.

                        This

                        car mirror both lets you see your baby on long drives and entertains him or her. babyautomirror

                          13. Use a baby monitor app while on vacation.

                          Use this app to take care of your kid with your Apple or Android product. No extra equipment needed.

                            14. To get your kids to put their shoes on the correct feet, cut a sticker in half and place it on the insides of their shoes.

                            shoes on the right feet

                              15. Keep apple slices from getting brown.

                              Put the apple slices in a lunch bag, sprinkle salt over the pieces and give them a quick slosh with water. The salty taste is washed away but the brief exposure to salt keeps them looking fresh all day!

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                                16. Make splinter removals less painful.

                                Put a paste of baking soda and water on a splinter and leave for a few minutes, the baking soda will push the splinter out saving your child an unnecessarily painful splinter removal.

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                                  17. Molar Muncher Teethers are perfect for soothing babys’ whole gum line.

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                                    18. Use a pizza box as a giant sized canvas.

                                    pizza box canvas

                                      19. WD-40 is the perfect crayon remover.

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                                        20. Keep your child’s clothes clean.

                                        Tide To Go Instant Stain Remover saves your kid’s clothes from stains, even while on the go.

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                                          21.Teach your child to hold a pencil the right way with this trick.

                                          With a wad of Kleenex behind their last two fingers this trick will help them keep the right form while writing.


                                            22. Try the Kikko’pilo travel mat.

                                            This mat is perfect when your child needs a clean place to nap on long trips.

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                                              23. Use puffy fabric paint to paint a grip on your toddlers socks.

                                              sock grip

                                                24. Use crayons to cover up scratches on shoes.

                                                touch up shoes

                                                  25. Use toothpaste to clean permanent marker off wooden furniture.

                                                  permanent marker remover

                                                    26. Try cartoon underwear when potty training your child.

                                                    The sight of their favourite character will help them think twice! Also try this link for more toilet training tricks.

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                                                      27. Use these T-shirts so you don’t loose your kids.

                                                      Not only do these shirts make your children stand out but also they will lighten up the mood.

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                                                        28. Make bedtime out of this world!

                                                        Make your child love bedtime by using funny and speacial bedding.

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                                                          29. The Nursery Spa will warm towels, blankets, and clothing for your baby.

                                                          We know that you’ll also be using

                                                          it for yourself but we won’t tell!Nursery spa

                                                            30. Time to tidy up toys? Play race the clock with an egg timer.

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                                                              31. Use the toy links from your baby’s gym to clip toys to your baby’s highchair or stroller.

                                                              Save yourself the bending to pick up the toys which the baby throws every five seconds.

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                                                                32. Dress your kids in matching outfits so when you go shopping others will identify which kids are “yours”.

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                                                                  33. Write your phone number on your child’s arm when you go on an all day trip.

                                                                  If he gets lost he can always borrow a phone to call you up.

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                                                                    34. Take your baby’s temperature while soothing her with this adorable

                                                                    35. Need to wean your baby off a pacifier? Cut away a small piece of the nipple each time your child uses it.

                                                                    Eventually the baby won’t like the feeling and soon there won’t be anything left to suck and she’ll throw it away herself. (Be sure to keep it extra clean during the process.)

                                                                      36. This
                                                                      infant diner placemat has a built-in catch compartment for messy eaters.infant placemat

                                                                        37. Cover a play table in oilcloth to create a water-resistant outdoor picnic table.

                                                                        table for kids

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

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                                                                            39. Use bulletin boards to stay organized.

                                                                            Try a bulletin board for each kid where you can post reminders, chores for the day, or their schedule. A great place for this is the shoe area or your child’s bedroom.

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                                                                              40. Use these cute animals to make toothbrushing fun!

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                                                                                41. Allow no wandering in the parking lot with this Parking Pal sticker!

                                                                                Have your kid place their hand on the Parking Pal sticker so that they won’t get lost.

                                                                                parking pal

                                                                                  42. Try an Inflatable pool as a safe play area that’s large enough to keep your baby busy for hours.

                                                                                    43.Keep the hair on dolls soft with fabric softener and water.

                                                                                      44. Make a baby tent to keep out the mosquitoes and the sun.

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                                                                                        45. Make a batch of baby food to last for a week.

                                                                                        Freeze baby sized portions in an ice tray.

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                                                                                          46. Clean shoes and toys in the dishwasher.

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                                                                                            47. Create lawn art with a big sheet.

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                                                                                              48. Make a corner shelf for the kids book with this Ikea magazine holder.

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                                                                                                49. Make a water slide out of a plastic sheet (the kind that comes with new appliances or furniture) and a hose.

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                                                                                                  50. Hang a fort with a hoola-hoop and bed sheet.

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                                                                                                    Last Updated on July 12, 2021

                                                                                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                                                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                                                                                    Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                                                                    By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                                                                    Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                                                                    83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                                                                      84 write random letter

                                                                                                        85 use a rubberband

                                                                                                          86 dorm smell bad

                                                                                                            87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                                                                              89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                                                                                90 take a picture of the name card

                                                                                                                  91 iron inside out

                                                                                                                    92 old newspaper

                                                                                                                      93 tumble try shoes

                                                                                                                        keep a card like this

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                                                                                                                            94 soap bar

                                                                                                                              95 make a hole

                                                                                                                                96 drop the battery

                                                                                                                                  97 use a coozie

                                                                                                                                    98 when taking a picture

                                                                                                                                      use a clean dust pan

                                                                                                                                        try a pants hanger

                                                                                                                                          use your cellphone light

                                                                                                                                            use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                                                                              quick and easy iphone speaker

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                                                                                                                                                  wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                                                                    put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                                                                      clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                                                                        use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                                                                          doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                                                                            use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                                                                              use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                                                                                freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                                                                                  use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                                                                    almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                                                                      sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                                                                        unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                                                                          cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                                                                            remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                                                                              turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                                                                                for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                                                                                  how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                                                                    tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                                                                      place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                                                                        ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                                                                          use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                                                                            take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                                                                              how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                                                                                put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                                                                                  How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                                                                    user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                                                                      good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                                                                        turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                                                                          50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                            the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                                                                              add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      use a soda pop tab

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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