Don’t Miss These Nifty Parenting Hacks For An Easier Life

Jill Holtz

February 9, 2015

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#11. Use Toothpaste to Remove Marker from Furniture

Remove marker stains from furniture using toothpaste and a toothbrush or a soft rag. More instructions on wikihow.com.

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#12. Store Pacifiers in Sauce Containers

Keep the sauce containers from takeaway meals and use them to store your child’s dummies/pacifiers.

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#13. Keep Kids from Using Too Much Toilet Paper

Put a sticker on the wall at the point of 3-4 squares so they don’t use too much toilet paper.

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#14. Use a Paddling Pool as a Playpen

Make the best ever play space for your baby by using a paddling pool!

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#15. Use Anti-Monster Spray if your Child is Scared at Bedtime

Ideal for kids scared at bedtime, try some “Anti Monster Spray”.

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#16. Use a Rubber Band to Keep Doors Unlocked

Keep a door unlocked by using a rubber band.

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#17. Make a Sparkler Shield out of a Plastic Cup

A plastic cup will keep little hands safe when handling sparklers and let more nervous children feel safer.

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#18. Label Drawers to Help Sort Clothes

Label the drawers in your child’s room to help them know where to put clothes away. There’s a free printable for labels on the dadand.com website.

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#19. Cover a Play Pen with a Sheet for Shelter Outdoors

If you’re working in the garden, bring the playpen out and cover it with a fitted crib sheet to protect your child from sun and bugs.

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#20. Use an Egg Carton for Card Games

Smaller hands sometimes have trouble holding cards during card games, so use an upside down egg carton to hold cards.

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Published On: February 9th, 2015 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: June 2nd, 2018 /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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