Parenting is one heck of a job and people lose hours of sleep over it. If you want to survive being a parent, you need to have some useful and creative tricks up your sleeves. Not only does it help to be a good parent, but it will also help you have more time for yourself.
Here at Smalljoys, we have found some of the most creative parents on the internet.
1. Use cardboard to make a fun slide.
2. “Prevent your child’s toys from floating away in the bathtub and make bath time generally easier.”
3. Prevent them from making a mess.
4. This roll of paper will allow your children to draw on the walls:
5. A swing and a comfy bed
6. Protect the eyes during bath time.
7. “Dad making sure my new boyfriend is competent.”
8. Extend the reach with this hack:
9. Use these empty plastic containers for bathing toys:
10. Keep an eye on them without using a camera or going inside the room.
11. Give them a temporary tattoo when they go out.
12. How to reuse shirts:
13. A stepladder that won’t get in the way
14. “Our daughter really wanted to touch the water but couldn’t reach by herself. This was my husband’s solution… Her face says it all!”
15. Proper motivation
16. Keep them warm in the winter.
17. “This clever mother encouraged her child to play a game — sweeping all the crumbs into the box.”
18. How to ruin someone’s childhood and the taste of Pepsi
19. Use the car’s AC to cool the fries to a child-friendly temperature.
20. When skateboarding is life but you have kids now:
1. This father wanted to surprise his daughter and now she wants him to dress up like this every day.
2. “My sons were camouflaging as mannequins, so I decided to join them.”
3. “My mom made me mop the rain because I didn’t clean my room.”
4. What having twins is all about:
5. This single mom dressed up like a dad so that her son could go to “Donuts with Dad” day at school.
6. “My son’s first day at school today. I handled it really well…”
7. This mom that dressed up as her son for Halloween
9. “I asked my mom for a good bookmark and this is what she gave me.”
9. This dad who took his kids to a roller coaster for the first time
10. “We finally got the kids to eat the cauliflower Easter Bunny!”
11. This dad wanted to prove how much his daughter looked like him.
12. “My mom always finds a way to surprise me on my birthday.”
13. “My daughter asked me if I could give her stuffed bunny a bath while she was at her mom’s, so I sent her this picture.”
14. “If my little girls think it’s so cute, it means it’s so cute.”
15. This father took all the necessary precautions for his daughter’s first driving lesson.
16. “So my friend got her phone taken away and her dad slid this under her door.”
17. The beloved Burr Martin who knows how to troll his daughter’s pictures like nobody else
18. This dad did not approve of his daughter’s t-shirt so he made her swap with him.
19. This dad decided to troll his son, so he imitated his profile picture with his mom.
20. This dad who knows how to punish his son
21. The 2 of them will conquer the world!
22. Mom’s joke about having triplets
23. Quality parenting: lesson learned…
24. This mom is savage.
25. “My Mom sent this to me for Easter. I love my mom.”