Being a parent is not easy. Sudden responsibility for a brand new life, whose safety and well-being rely constantly on careful watch.
Sometimes it seems that children absolutely do not want to cooperate with us. They do everything that is dangerous and can harm them potentially. That’s why it is so important to have the help of others around, who can solve uncommon problems in an ingenious fast way.
20 Examples of clever parenting. They have come up with ideas on how to keep child safe, happy and busy playing in no time.
#1 Pillow-top Mattresses
For one such mattress, you need 4 pillowcases and, of course, 4 pillows 🙂 .
Sew the pillowcases together, insert the pillows, wrap the last one under the previous one give it a light pad and you’re done! You can always take the pillowcases off and wash them!
#2 Storage of Money and Keys
While at the beach or any other place you can use an idea already tried by other parents 🙂 Just don’t mix up the diapers later 😉
#3 Tissue Box Recycling
Larger tissue boxes can be used to store small snacks on the go, or on walks. You can even put a small bag of ice in the bottom to keep the container at the right temperature in the summer 😉
#4 Hooks Will Come in Handy Everywhere….
Are you also always wondering where to put your bib? And all you have to do is stick a little hook on the back of the car seat!
#5 Silicon Tubs
Eating fruit is healthy, but on the carpet or sofa we don’t always want to feed it to our little ones. Sometimes all you need is a silicone tub!
#6 Foam Noodles for Safety
With a piece of foam noodles, you can secure any door and be sure your child won’t slam it shut by crushing their toes 😉
And if you’re all about the “safety” of cabinets and walls, secure your walker with foam noodles too 😉
#7 Sorted Plasters
Keeping in mind that sometimes you need to act fast, one dad sorted house plasters by size into plastic bags. Now he can always pull out the right slice in no time!
#8 Melting Homemade Ice Cream
At home, when you put ice cream on your kids, you can always put a marshmallow in the waffle first. It will absorb all the drops of melting ice cream, and it’s still tasty at the end 😉
#9 Mini Pool on the Beach
All you need is the cheapest foil shower curtain to make your child a little beach pool. Just make sure to always have a good spatula with you 😉 .
#10 Reheating Lunches for 2 Kids
The microwave is a controversial appliance when it comes to health, but if you already use one and you have 2 kids, you can always reheat 2 plates at once! It will avoid arguments and crying about which child gets the food first 😉
#11 Laundry Basket in the Bathtub
This way, toys won’t drift too far away from your baby during the bath, and your little one won’t undergo premature swimming lessons.
#12 Storing Toys
Several boxes joined together make an interesting way to store and sort toys. Everything is on top and clutter-free.
#13 Enjoy Clean Hands While Eating an Ice Cream
Nobody likes sticky fingers, and it seems impossible to avoid when eating ice cream. You can easily deal with this problem with this simple method.
#14 Improvised Pacifier Box
Small containers are perfect for storing a pacifier.
#15 Safety Sticker
If you’re afraid your child might get lost, this idea is for you. Now, instead of running around the parking lot looking for them, place a funny sticker so the car can be recognised much easier.
#16 For Bruises
Marshmallows! Even frozen, they’re not as cold as an ice pack, and they’re perfect for the job. And kids love them!
#17 For an Eater
If you have problems with feeding your kid, turn the meal into an interesting game. To win, your toddler has to eat everything on your plate, so even the vegetables will disappear in a flash.
#18 Bubbles Without Splashing
Or tape the container of bubble-making liquid in some convenient place, it will prevent it from spilling out and watch the fun!
#19 Turn Your Crib into a Desk
You can successfully turn an old crib into a desk or a play table for your child. All you need is an idea and some whiteboard paint.
#20 An Artist’s Box
This is the alternative to scratched walls. It keeps you occupied for hours, and you know where your toddler is playing.
What tricks do you have that other parents can use? Share them in the comments!