17 Awesome Parent Hacks

By: ChildcareBlog
Mar
24
2017

We are always so excited when we discover "hacks" to make a working parent's life a little easier! These are some that we just HAD to share!

WD40 can be used to remove crayon marks from any surface!

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Use cupcake cases to cover drinks glasses in the summer
and prevent flies from dropping in.

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To sharpen scissors, simply cut through sandpaper.

56

Use a rubber band to rescue a stripped screw.

91

Use chalk to remove grease stains from clothes.
Simply rub white chalk on the affected area and wash as normal - the chalk will absorb the grease and be washed away in the cycle. 79

Store bed sheets inside their pillowcases for easy storage.

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Use rubber bands on hangers to keep dresses from falling off.

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To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of Kosher salt and rub with half a lemon.

Rinse with clean water and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.

46

Use a can opener to open those annoying plastic packs! YES!

75

Water straight from the tap becomes cloudy when frozen.
To make ice cubes crystal clear, allow a kettle of boiled water to cool slightly, and use this to fill your ice cube trays.

24

Remove pet hair from furniture and carpets with a squeegee.

18

Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily.
Place one around the jar lid and another around the middle of the glass. The rubber provides friction to prevent your hands from slipping.

58

Install a coat rack low on the wall to store shoes safely off the floor.

2

Keep brown sugar soft by storing with a couple of marshmallows.

100

Flip a toaster on its side to make a grilled cheese sandwich. WHAT?!

21

To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag. 

27

Add half a teaspoon of baking soda to the water when hard-boiling eggs to make the shells incredibly easy to peel off.

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If you have any other Parent Hacks that make your life as a parent easier, share them below!

Tags: hacks, parent advice, Parent Tips

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