Then I realized that most of my mom friends likely had their own parenting hacks.
I asked them for some of their best secrets and they came back with plenty of winners! (My favorite is the tip for super-fast phone charging):
#1: Keep a sunhat in the car
My daughter puts on her sunhat in the car when the sun is directly in her eyes. You wouldn't believe how angry that situation makes her, so that trick has been a total lifesaver, especially since she can reach it and put it on herself.
From Monica of Stormin' Normandy
#2: Keep those socks on
Within five minutes of getting dressed, either my daughter's socks are falling down or her leggings are riding up, leaving a nice, big gap of skin open to the cold. We tried getting longer leggings and longer socks, neither of which seemed to help. Recently, I've started having her wear tights under her leggings instead of socks and it'sRead More »from Mommy Hacks! 10 Secrets for Easier Parenting