I don’t know what life has been like on your end, but Summer 2016 has been insanely busy over here. From selling one home and moving into another, to summer camp and endless hours at the park, I feel like the days and weeks are flying by WAY too quickly. And while I enjoy the structure and routine back-to-school has to offer, the craziness of packing lunches and trying to make it out the door without someone having a meltdown each morning makes me wish summer never had to end.
But you and I both know that’s not going to happen.
Labor Day will be here before we know it, and rather than arguing with our kids about applying sunblock and forgetting to close the door to the back deck, we’ll be negotiating about homework and early bedtimes again.
The good news is that we’re parenting in an age where YouTube is just a few clicks away, and after losing myself on the WhatsUpMoms channel the other night, I discovered some pretty amazing Mom Hacks that I know will make my life easier once September hits.
Have you heard of WhatsUpMoms? It’s the #1 parenting channel on YouTube, and while the videos often make light of the craziness of parenthood, the tips and tricks they share are both helpful and inspiring.
They have a whole playlist of Mom Hacks where they share organization and sanity-saving ideas, but the following clips have made the biggest difference to me as they touch on the 3 areas of my life where I struggle most.
MOM HACKS ℠ | Grocery Shopping!
With 13+ fabulous grocery shopping hacks, stocking your fridge with your kids in tow just got easier. I particularly love the hack for covering bacteria-ridden handle bars on grocery store carts and the ‘eat me’ bin for the fridge. Oh, and the Cheerio necklace is simply genius!
MOM HACKS ℠ | Laundry!
I love all 10 of these laundry hacks, but the ‘never lose a sock again’ and pool noodle tricks are my faves. And let’s not forget the aluminum foil tip – it has made such a huge difference in my appearance!
MOM HACKS ℠ | Bath Time!
My daughter LOVES bath time, so I don’t struggle with this part of our day per se, but this collection of 10 bath time hacks is pretty amazing. From preventing mould from growing in bath toys to keeping little hands off your razor to some pretty amazing DIY bath activities, you don’t want to miss this!
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