Imagine if you were on the lookout for a new refrigerator — either because yours broke or you’re just really itching for a new one. You get to spend time researching a bit what type of things you want. But you’ve never bought a fridge before and you’ve never had one as fancy or breakable as the one you’re looking to get. As it’s getting installed into your house, you start to worry. Will you know what to do with it? Are you going to break it? How do you know what all those new buttons do? One of the most simple hacks: You read the instruction manual. It goes though everything you’ll need to know and help you troubleshoot. It’s a big purchase so of course it has details to follow — you know what doesn’t come with instructions, but it even more important?
Yes, babies. Kids. Children. Pre-teens, etc.
There really is no right way to parent and that’s equally frustrating as it is liberating. You can do what feels best for those you call family, but when it comes to troubleshooting issues, parenting hacks is where it’s at. There are simple tricks that allow you to get done what you need with as little resistance as possible. Parents are the smartest group for hacks because they’re nearly all universal for issues so many of us can relate to.