Mother pushing her daughter in a pram
Mother pushing her daughter in a pram

7 ingenious parenting tips to make life a bit easier

How do you stop them drawing on the walls?

Matt Payton@paytesy89
Tuesday 02 February 2016 13:59
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Parenting young children is not without its trials but one mother has come up with some useful life tips.

Posted on Facebook by Muddled Up Mummy (MUM), the nuggets of advice are designed to help the morning routine or visiting the shops a little easier.

In a brief explanation of the tips, MUM wrote: "Some really creative parent hacks you may never have thought about. Some of these are really good ideas.

"Some of these will save time, hassle and will make life a whole lot easier. Make sure to share them with all the parents you know."

Here are seven more pieces of guidance for parents to try out:

1. Toilet-roll management

Put a marker on the wall so toilet paper isn't wasted. I would probably make the marker lower though so they at least have a reasonable amount of paper to use. Also I must turn that toilet roll around!!!

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

2. Where to store your bibs

Add a hock to the back of the highchair for storing bibs.

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

(They mean 'hook', obviously)

3. How do you stop them drawing on the walls?

A large box and colored markers will create hours of fun for little ones.(Credit: Berrysweetbaby.blogspot.com)

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

4. Can you make cleaning fun?

Tape a square on the floor so children can help sweep the floor. It will be a bit of a game for them, and you get a little help. Win Win!

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

5. Children + cars = mess

Use a cereal container will a small bag inside for rubbish in the car.

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

6. Upcycling baby furniture is always good

Once your children grow out of their crib, why not turn it into an activity table.

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

7. The daily drama of putting shoes on

Ensure your kids put their shoes on the right feet with the help of a sticker cut in half.

Posted by Muddled Up Mummy on Saturday, 30 January 2016

You can find more tips at Muddled Up Mummy's Awesome Parent Hacks.

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