There's really no denying that parenting has its ups and downs. It's so rewarding to watch your child learn something new, such as picking up their own toys. But when they're shoving peas up their nose and need to be brought to the emergency, you kind of start to doubt whether or not you're made for the job. Parenting doesn't come with a manual (although, it would be nice to have one called "How Not to Mess Up Your Children 101"), but as long as they're not burning down the house, it's safe to say that you're doing a solid job. All jokes aside, parenting isn't easy, so why not learn some great hacks to help you get through life's little lessons with a little more grace?
Once children reach school age, many of them become so stressed out because of math that homework time is more of a therapy session.
Instead of watching your child become more and more discouraged, try out this helpful hack. Learning the multiplication tables can be tricky business, but it's all about memorization. They'll be able to learn every time they walk up the stairs and you could turn it into a game, as well.
Parents who have twins have heard all of the crazy questions that people like to ask about twins.
People typically want to know which twin is older and how the parents tell them apart. The parents of these twins were tired of all the questions, so they made things much easier for the curious folks. Instead of having to answer the same questions over and over again, all they have to do now is point to their babies heads to give a quick answer.
Unfortunately, summer is gone and winter is blowing it's frigid temperatures all over the place.
While winter is beautiful to look at, it's not always fun to play in, especially if your child wants to go swimming. This mother took her child's favorite part of summertime and brought it inside so he could enjoy it all year long. Now he can play in the water without the risk of frostbite!
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Speaking of winter, even if you can't go swimming, there are still a lot of fun activities to take part in .
If your child is a huge fan of snow forts, then you've just become the coolest mom or dad on the block. Using a Tupperware container, make your little one blocks to use for building their epic fort.
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Every parent understands how painful of an experience taking a road trip can be, especially when potty breaks are needed every five minutes.
When you're traveling and you've just stopped for the fourth time in an hour, you don't want to stop again until you get to where you're going. But little bodies need to go potty, so instead of stopping ever three miles, take a potty chair with you. Line the chair with a diaper, and sit them down when they need to go potty. This is a simple solution with an easy cleanup!