Synopses & Reviews
It’s the indispensable handbook for the most seat-of-the-pants job there is—raising kids. Drawing from her award-winning blog, ParentHacks.com, which has been sharing MacGyver-like brilliance from real parenting experts—the moms and dads who are in the trenches every day—PARENT HACKS presents 134 ingenious tips and shortcuts for simplifying life with little kids, allowing the whole family to take a deep breath and have more fun.
What’s a parent hack? It can be as simple as putting the ketchup under the hot dog—minimizing the mess. Strapping baby into a forward-facing carrier when you need to trim her fingernails. Stashing a wallet and keys in a clean disposable diaper at the beach—who would ever poke through what looks like a used Pamper? Using painter’s tape to baby proof outlets while traveling.
On every page find unconventional solutions for those everyday challenges arranged by category from Pregnancy & Postpartum through Sleep, Food & Mealtime, Travel & Outings, and more. Plus dozens of useful lists—8 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on a Plane, 13 Uses for Non-Slip Shelf Liners, the unexpected practical sides of pool noodles, zip-top plastic bags, and over-the-door shoe organizers.