Life Hacks Every Mom Should Know

Life hack (or life hacking) refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life. Basically – a mother’s dream come true! With 5 kids, I’m all about life hacks and ways to make my life easier with my family. I’m also a full-time working mom, so truly – anyway that I could find shortcuts or tips/tricks to get things in my life done quicker and more efficiently, I’m ALL OVER IT.

I have been scouring the internet for some REALLY COOL Life Hacks that EVERY MOM should know. These are tips and tricks to make OUR lives easier, so I’m excited to share the wealth here, ladies! Take what works for you and as always, share some of your own below in the comments! We’re ALL in this together and anyway we can make something more efficient, it’s a win-win all around!

We’re in the process of moving right now and I’m having a tough time deciding what to toss and what to keep. I found this amazing Flowchart from The Frisky called Should I Throw That Thing Out? I am slight obsessed with it! I can’t give it all away, so you need to click and check it out PRONTO!

How genius is this one from Family Fresh Meals?? A Popsicle Drip Catcher! With 5 kids, this is something I have NEVER thought about doing and they drip ALL THE TIME! I actually stopped buying popsicles because they drip so much! LOVE THIS IDEA! Great hack!

Love this hack from – Instant Meal Transformer! How? Easy. Freeze berries or applesauce in an ice cube tray and use them to cool down hot foods like oatmeal. My kids are ALWAYS telling me how hot their oatmeal, pancakes and waffles are in the morning… this is a easy way to help them cool it down with a yummy twist!

WOW! Love this Mom Hack from PopSugar! Use a Shoe Organizer For Cleaning Supplies – I mean, that’s such a great idea! I have all of my stuff crammed into a cabinet! This is perfect!

Sharpie anyone!? I mean, this should be posted and given to every mom with a toddler aged child!

Found this hack over on Lovezilla! With 5 kids, it’s not easy to keep up on everything… especially when you’re trying to remember extra hard certain things. Medicine is ALWAYS something I try to stay on top of when it comes to dispensing. I LOVE this idea! I’ve done this before and it worked seamlessly!

OMG. BRILLIANT! Thank you Mom Deals!! How many of you complain about the messes your kids make with food in the car? Check this out! Grab a shower tub and pass them out like trays! I’m doing this TODAY!

I’ve got one more mom Mom Deals that is genius, too! Have little ones? You can easily extend your faucet with an empty baby wash bottle to make it extra easier for little arms to reach. How adorable is that!?

Lose hair elastics all the time? Check out this Hack from Glamour!

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 6.28.17

    That is truly one of the most useful posts I’ve seen on this subject. My nest is empty now, but there are still many of these hacks I can use. Children aren’t the only ones who need to keep track of medications. The Sharpie cleaning chart is another one I can use. I’m sure grandparents will be able to use some of the hacks I can’t, like the popsicle drip catchers. You did a great curation job here. By the way, I found your through Twitter.

  2. 6.29.17
    admin said:

    Thank you so much Barbara!!
    I appreciate you taking the time to respond to me.
    Have a wonderful day!!

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