These 13 brilliant hacks you wish you’d thought of first

#parentgoals just doesn't cut it after looking at all these amazing ideas.

Being a parent is not for the faint of heart. It requires patience, dedication, commitment, sacrifice and a lot of creativity. Here are some genius moms and dads who took parenting to a whole new level by devising some creative hacks for the world’s toughest job.

1. Time to cancel the spa membership

2. Bath time just got turned up

3. Clean walls for days

4. Every hipster dad’s fantasy

5. You can’t put a price on a clean room

6. The correct way to teach kids how to tell time

Ha ha Would this work at your house? #wahms #wahmlife #raisingkids #parentinghacks

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7. Does this make me a vegetarian?

This. Is. Brilliant. #parentinghacks #hidingcandy #parenting

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8. Sibling love only comes in a one size fits all

Why can't we all just get along? Maybe we forgot to wear our get along shirts #parentinghacks #siblingrivalry

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9. How to win the diaper change battle

When your kid starts to fight the diaper change! Haha I win! #parenthacks #parentinghacks #diaperchange #momwins

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10. Bait and switch

11. Rope swing

#genius #parents #parenting #kids #parentinghacks #mommyblogger #ideas #summer

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12. Chore list for the 21st century

13. How dad does the dishes

These pictures prove that parents can adapt to any situation through the use of limited resources. They truly are the greatest innovators the world has ever seen.

Alex Phippen

Alex recently graduated with a degree in public relations and is now working as an intern helping to produce content for FamilyShare.com. Apart from writing, he enjoys sports, backpacking and spending time with his amazing family.