42 Ingenious and Clever Tricks That Make Everyday Parenting So Much Fun

Think Parenting is Tough? Well, Not Anymore! Check out these amazing ideas to make everyday problems turn into fun activities. Parenting was never this easier...and fun!

1. Use a Laundry Basket to Keep Bath Toys From Floating Away.

1. Use a Laundry Basket to Keep Bath Toys From Floating Away.
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2. Invest in a “Baby Shower Cap" to Give Your Baby a Tear-Free Bath

2. Invest in a “Baby Shower Cap
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3. Use Sprinkles to Make To Make Boring Foods Turn Into Tasty Ones

3. Use Sprinkles to Make To Make Boring Foods Turn Into Tasty Ones
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So you don't have to run behind your child with a plate of leftover broccoli ever again.

4. Turn an Old Lotion Bottle into a Faucet Extender So the Little Ones Can Reach.

4. Turn an Old Lotion Bottle into a Faucet Extender So the Little Ones Can Reach.

5. Making Sure Your Kids Dress Warmly Can be Quite a Task...

5. Making Sure Your Kids Dress Warmly Can be Quite a Task...
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But Not When you Have an Awesome Knight's Helmet That They'll Love.

But Not When you Have an Awesome Knight's Helmet That They'll Love.
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6. To Get Them to Put Their Shoes on The Correct Feet, Cut a Sticker in Half and Place it on The Insides of Their Shoes.

6. To Get Them to Put Their Shoes on The Correct Feet, Cut a Sticker in Half and Place it on The Insides of Their Shoes.
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7. Prevent Them From Over-Squeezing Juice Boxes by Teaching Them to Hold the Drink by The Side Flaps.

7. Prevent Them From Over-Squeezing Juice Boxes by Teaching Them to Hold the Drink by The Side Flaps.
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8. A Cupcake Holder Around a Popsicle Stick Will Keep Little Hands From Getting Sticky on Hot Days.

8. A Cupcake Holder Around a Popsicle Stick Will Keep Little Hands From Getting Sticky on Hot Days.
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9. Teach Your Child to Hold a Pencil The Right Way With a Wad of Kleenex.

9. Teach Your Child to Hold a Pencil The Right Way With a Wad of Kleenex.
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10. Use Glue and Glitter to Make 'Tooth Fairy Money!'

10. Use Glue and Glitter to Make 'Tooth Fairy Money!'
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So your child never has to be sad about loosing his/her tooth!

11. Stick a Command Hook on the Back of a High Chair to Hold Bibs.

11. Stick a Command Hook on the Back of a High Chair to Hold Bibs.
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12. Use These Animals So They Don’t Forget To Brush Their Teeth

12. Use These Animals So They Don’t Forget To Brush Their Teeth

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13. Make Your Kids Get Along with a Get-Along Shirt

13. Make Your Kids Get Along with a Get-Along Shirt
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Sibling fights were never this peaceful and easy to sort out!

14. Use This Reusable Babysitter Info Sheet To Make Things Easier For You And Your Babysitter

14. Use This Reusable Babysitter Info Sheet To Make Things Easier For You And Your Babysitter
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15. Help Other People (and yourself) Tell Your Twins Apart With These Tiny Rompers.

15. Help Other People (and yourself) Tell Your Twins Apart With These Tiny Rompers.

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16. Get a Baby Stroller and Scooter Hybrid

16. Get a Baby Stroller and Scooter Hybrid
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So much fun right?

17. Modify Your Drawers Into Bookshelves so That There Aren't Books Lying Around the House

17. Modify Your Drawers Into Bookshelves so That There Aren't Books Lying Around the House
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18. To Stop Nighttime Coughing, Rub Vapor Rub on Their Feet and Put Socks over Them.

18. To Stop Nighttime Coughing, Rub Vapor Rub on Their Feet and Put Socks over Them.
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Your baby will be sound asleep and peaceful all night.

19. Put your Kids to Work by Turning Chores into a Fun Game.

19. Put your Kids to Work by Turning Chores into a Fun Game.
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They'll never know the difference!

20. A Cut Pool Noodle will Prevent Little Fingers from Getting Slammed in Doors.

20. A Cut Pool Noodle will Prevent Little Fingers from Getting Slammed in Doors.
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21. To Give a More Effective Time-out, Fill a Bottle up 3/4 With Water, Then Add a Bottle of Glitter Glue and Some Ultra-fine Glitter. Flip the Bottle, and When the Glitter Settles, Their Time-out is Over.

21. To Give a More Effective Time-out, Fill a Bottle up 3/4 With Water, Then Add a Bottle of Glitter Glue and Some Ultra-fine Glitter. Flip the Bottle, and When the Glitter Settles, Their Time-out is Over.
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An added bonus to this is that watching the glitter settle can help calm a wound-up kiddo... but if they mess with the bottle and disturb the glitter, their time-out ends up being longer.

22. Keep Their Tummies Full With This Simple Cheese Rearrangement.

22. Keep Their Tummies Full With This Simple Cheese Rearrangement.

23. Better Yet, Keep 2 Tummies Full at the Same Time by Heating Multiple Bowls at Once in Your Microwave.

23. Better Yet, Keep 2 Tummies Full at the Same Time by Heating Multiple Bowls at Once in Your Microwave.

24. Use a Shoe Caddy to Hold Snacks and Activities During Long Car Rides.

24. Use a Shoe Caddy to Hold Snacks and Activities During Long Car Rides.
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25. A Spray Bottle and Cute Decorations are all You Need to Create "Monster Spray" That Stops Kids from Worrying at Night.

25. A Spray Bottle and Cute Decorations are all You Need to Create
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Squirt under the bed and in the closet. Everybody can go back to sleep now.

26. Give Them Temporary Tattoos in Case They Get Lost During an Outing.

26. Give Them Temporary Tattoos in Case They Get Lost During an Outing.
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27. This Cute Baby Mop Suit Lets Your Child Crawl and Help out Around the House at the Same Time.

27. This Cute Baby Mop Suit Lets Your Child Crawl and Help out Around the House at the Same Time.

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28. If You're Super Careful, a Big Cardboard Box Can be Re-purposed Into a Stair Slide.

28. If You're Super Careful, a Big Cardboard Box Can be Re-purposed Into a Stair Slide.
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29. Need a Place to Put your Kid?

29. Need a Place to Put your Kid?
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Make a hammock with a blanket tied around a table.

30. Cut a Hole in a Pacifier and Stick a Dropper in it to Make Taking Medicine Slightly Less Traumatizing.

30. Cut a Hole in a Pacifier and Stick a Dropper in it to Make Taking Medicine Slightly Less Traumatizing.
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31. Use Socks To Keep The Toilet Seat Warm

31. Use Socks To Keep The Toilet Seat Warm
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32. Splinters Can be so Painful. This Will Make it Better:

32. Splinters Can be so Painful. This Will Make it Better:
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33. Teach Them a Simple Way to Make Strawberries More Enjoyable.

33. Teach Them a Simple Way to Make Strawberries More Enjoyable.
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34. Keep Your Kids Organized By This Simple Idea

34. Keep Your Kids Organized By This Simple Idea
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35. Make an Incredibly Easy Play Fort with a Box Fan.

35. Make an Incredibly Easy Play Fort with a Box Fan.

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36. Transform a DVD Case into a Travel Art Kit.

36. Transform a DVD Case into a Travel Art Kit.
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37. Prevent Your Children From Falling Off Their Beds with This Simple Trick

37. Prevent Your Children From Falling Off Their Beds with This Simple Trick
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38. Prevent Spills by Inserting a Crazy Straw Upside-down to Keep Kids from Yanking it Right out of the Cup.

38. Prevent Spills by Inserting a Crazy Straw Upside-down to Keep Kids from Yanking it Right out of the Cup.
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39. Install a Baby-gate Using Heavy-duty Cable Ties Instead of Nailing into the Banister.

39. Install a Baby-gate Using Heavy-duty Cable Ties Instead of Nailing into the Banister.
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40. Invent an Interesting Way to Get Things Done Around The House

40. Invent an Interesting Way to Get Things Done Around The House
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41. Collect all the Spread Around Glitter By Using a Lint Roller

41. Collect all the Spread Around Glitter By Using a Lint Roller
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42. And When They Grow up, Teach Them How to be Resourceful:

42. And When They Grow up, Teach Them How to be Resourceful:
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Happy Parenting!

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