Hey parents! How many times have you found yourself surrounded by infant-induced chaos and thought to yourself, there has got to be an easier way? Well today is your lucky day. Bored Panda have got your back, having scoured the internet for the very best, most useful and creative parenting hacks.
Sourced from bona fide moms and dads, stressed out to the max for optimal creativity, these tips and tricks are guaranteed to make raising your clan a little easier (or at least get a few giggles along the way).
I’ve convinced our 8-yo that I hate the sound of the vacuum so now she vacuums whenever she’s mad at me. #ParentingHack
— annie are you ok? (@AnnieMcCarren) September 10, 2017
I highly suggest you tell your kids to help clean up. They won’t do it, but they will disappear and leave you the hell alone for a few.
— Salty Mermaid (@Jenn_H_Scott) January 9, 2017
Never, & I mean NEVER make eye contact with a child on the verge of falling asleep.They will sense your excitement & abort mission! #momlife
— Caffeine & Fairydust (@CaffeineandF) November 14, 2015
If you can’t find your kids at home, turn off the Wi-Fi. It won’t take em long 2 find you.
— Team💍Serrano (@jessnjulio0405) October 5, 2016
Parenting hack: turn everything into a race. My 4yos both just got dressed in under 50 seconds.
— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) September 21, 2014
Parent hack: When you get home, and your kids aren’t there, it’s the perfect time to eat everything you don’t want to share.
— Beau Coffron (@lunchboxdad) April 7, 2016
— Stephanie Ortiz (@Six_Pack_Mom) August 18, 2015
— Jackie Nimrichter (@one_busy_mama) August 12, 2016
#parentinghack just put out a plate of vegetables and kids will eat them. Ask them to eat the vegetables and they will scream bloody murder
— Adam Edmonds (@adamed) June 16, 2017
Mom hack: When your kids don’t finish their lemonade, make margaritas.
— Unfiltered Mama (@UnfilteredMama) June 11, 2017