Parenthood has a way of bringing out people’s crafty sides.
Many parents like to share the clever hacks they come up with to ease the stress of caring for tiny humans (or just to find some comic relief).
We’ve rounded up the best (and funniest) “parenting hacks” that moms and dads have tweeted. Keep scrolling for some hilariously real and useful advice.
I’ve convinced our 8-yo that I hate the sound of the vacuum so now she vacuums whenever she’s mad at me. #ParentingHack
— annie are you ok? (@AnnieMcCarren) September 10, 2017
When my toddler is screaming I just keep handing him stuff until he shuts up. Right now he’s playing w some tampons but at least he’s quiet!
— Dad and Buried (@DadandBuried) August 20, 2017
#Parenting hack: offer to call your kid’s teacher to ask why they’re not teaching if your kid says ‘I don’t know’ to ‘what did you learn’?
— Rav Vadgama (@TVRav) September 8, 2017
Parenting Life Hack: if you use your tears as lubricant, those little produce stickers come off your hardwood floors more easily.
— Just Linda (@LindaInDisguise) September 11, 2015
Mom hack: When your kids don’t finish their lemonade, make margaritas.
— Unfiltered Mama (@UnfilteredMama) June 11, 2017
Parenting Hack: slide a little cash your kid’s teacher’s way, & all of his crafts projects will “mysteriously” disappear after being graded.
— Mehdieval Times (@TheAlexNevil) August 19, 2016
Parenting hack: turn everything into a race. My 4yos both just got dressed in under 50 seconds.
— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) September 21, 2014
Joe: “We’re living the life of luxury! We’ve got BREADSTICKS!”
Parenting hack: keep expectations low.
— Keris Stainton (@Keris) August 3, 2017
Genius beach parenting hack I observed on vacation:
“The next person to throw sand has to come and sit with me…and I smell like BO!”
— MaryWiddicks (@MaryWiddicks) July 18, 2016
Daylight Savings parenting hack: send kids to sleep over at grandma’s house. She thinks they’re such a joy, let’s see how she feels at 5am.
— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) March 13, 2016
Parenting hack: broken toys waiting to be fixed can sometimes be broken on the other side so they no longer look broken.
— Momzilla111 (@Momzilla111) June 19, 2016
Parenting Hack: Don’t guilt trip your spouse. Let your kid do it.
“I know, Baby. You wish Daddy would have changed your diaper.” #momlife
— Walking Outside (@WalkingOutside) November 10, 2015
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