by Tiffany Blackstone, REDBOOK
Why do something the "right way" if you can save time (and your sanity) doing it the slightly imperfect way? Check out these easy-way-out tips from a few busy moms-then send us your ideas.
Related: Vote for America's Hottest Husband
"When my kids were little, I held off teaching them to tell time so I could tell them it was bedtime whenever I wanted. There were days I put them to bed at 6:30 when they were really driving me bananas!"
"I'm always running late on work mornings, so I shave one leg one day-and the other the next."
Related: How to Have a Better Relationship
"When my son was young, I dressed him the night before school. I'd bathe him and put on his clothes, usually a comfy tee and sweats. In the morning, it was just shoes, socks, cereal. My friends were always appalled when I told them this, but they also talked about what a hassle mornings were. Not for me!"
Now it's time to let us in on how you do things differently. Email your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org and they may be used in a future issue!
More from REDBOOK:
Could You Go a Week Without Yelling?
Have the Hottest Sex of Your Life…with Your Husband
- 6 Shocking Reasons Why Men Stray
- Get a Flat Tummy in 2 Minutes
- Get More on Love, Family & Fashion - Subscribe to REDBOOK & Save Up to 84%!
Connect with REDBOOK:
- Become our Fan on Facebook
- Sign Up for REDBOOK's Free Weekly Newsletter
- Follow Us on Twitter
- Enter to Win FREE Daily Prizes
Reprinted with permission of Hearst Communications, Inc.