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.
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"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."
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"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 email@example.com and they may be used in a future issue!
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