Mother-in-Law Tip: The Tupperware Drawer

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In honor of Mother's Day, I'm giving a huge shout-out to my mother-in-law, Ellen, who gave me the best baby activity tip as we moved into our new home a few weeks ago: The Tupperware Drawer.

Do you have a lot of Tupperware? Do you have a baby who gets into everything and must chew it, stack it, throw it, and/or put it on his head?


Well, I do. His name is Judah and he won't sit still for more than 30 seconds. That is, until he met the Tupperware Drawer.

My MIL mentioned that when her children were small, she kept a bottom drawer filled with Tupperware, frozen dinner trays, anything non-glass so her kids could keep themselves entertained. I tried this since I do like to cook a lot and, of course, have to clean a lot.

Not only did the Jude Dude keep himself entertained by stacking, arranging, and throwing the unbreakable containers all about, he thought he was getting away with something when I didn't immediately slam the door shut. He sat on the floor next to me for 10 minutes before I had to move him into the next room for dinner.

Seriously, he would've stayed there all night.

Do try this at home.

Thanks Ellen! Happy Mother's Day.

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