I’m going to avoid the use of the word ‘adulting’ as much as possible here, given that it is neither an actual word nor a term I’m all too fond of.
The bottom line is that being a parent is tough, so I’m told, and as one grows into the role you start to work out so-called life hacks to smooth the rougher edges.
With that in mind we give you this list of 25 parental top tips, summed up by LifeHacker as follows:
Some work pretty well, like mess-free finger painting using a plastic bag, storing children’s puzzles in a laundry bag so no pieces get lost, filling a plastic bag with frozen marshmallows for a DIY ice pack, and reversing a crazy straw to make it so a kid can’t pull it out of the cup. Others fail miserably and hysterically, like using WD-40 to remove crayon stains from clothes, using a cookie cutter as a stencil for custom birthday cakes, filling water balloons with a pump soap dispenser, and using a coffee creamer container as snack storage.
Go on then, help everyone out with some tips for top parenting:
Good thing that only took nine minutes, because we know how precious time is when there’s a young’un along for the ride.
There is one hack they don’t tell you though, and it’s one every parent grapples with at some point or another. You might think you’ve got parenting fine-tuned, but how do you ensure your child (or children) will be looked after once you’re gone?
I know, it’s helluva morbid, but it’s something that every parent thinks about at one point or another. Thankfully the process of buying life cover online has been made easy by the team at 1Life, and there are a number of options that you can tailor to best suit your family’s needs.
You can now add up to 10 beneficiaries and, within 30 minutes, have peace of mind. A little more on that life cover below:
Check out their easy-to-follow steps HERE.
Be safe out there parents, and enjoy the ride.
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