10 Simple Hacks Every Mom of a Toddler Can Use Right Now

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Every mom has a few tricks of the child-raising trade up her sleeve that make daily life just a little bit easier, but the more of these "parent hacks" we have at our disposal, the better -- right? That's the concept behind the brilliant new book Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids by Asha Dornfest, a hilarious (and handy!) collection of illustrated tips that literally any parent can use.

"Parenting brings out our inner problem-solving ninja, and I wanted to find a way to share those clever discoveries so we could all benefit," Dornfest told CafeMom. "Tips and ideas from other parents are often more helpful than 'expert' parenting advice."

"No one gives you a medal when you make it to bedtime," she added. "I wanted there to be a way for our moments of genius to get a moment of recognition."

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One thing's for sure: Dornfest's moments of genius definitely deserve recognition! Click through our slideshow for some seriously life-changing hacks.


All images excerpted from Parent Hacks®:134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids by Asha Dornfest (Workman Publishing). Copyright © 2016. Illustrations © Craighton Berman.

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