Smart I need one of these for hosing off sandy feet! :)
While on a trip (or even for summer activites), send yourself a postcard every day from where ever you are and write what you did that day on it...then bind them when you return to have a journal of your trip -- complete with photos, stamps, and a run-down of each day's events!
33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person- Don't know how i lived without knowing this stuff!
Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! wow this is such a good idea! if they mess with the bottle their time out time is longer
I wish I would had thought of this years ago! Love the tooth receipt so you can remember when they lost them. Need to remember this!
Treat boxes made out of Bead Organizer Containers. Put your kids names on the front in vinyl, and then fill each container with a little treat. When you go on trips and vacations, they get to be responsible for their own treat bucket. They can eat it as fast or as slow as they want, but it never refills during the trip :-)
Travel snack box. One per child. Great for the car ride to the beach this summer.
BRILLIANT!! Travel crayon holder from empty spice or parmesan cheese container. Kids could even put them in their carseat cup holders.
Before you throw out that old dresser, create roll-away under-bed storage drawers. Love this idea from Better Homes and Gardens. Would be a great shoe storage idea. (wow great idea)
Magnetic Cups - no more using 50 cups a day for drinks of water. GREAT for KIDS!
Chalkboard paint on baby food jars to organize spices in a drawer. AND you can get a measuring spoon into the jars!
When you blow a fuse, it's frustrating to have to fumble around in the dark to find the right switch. To ensure that you will be able to see the fuse box when you need to, attach a flashlight to the box itself. You can use magnets for metal flashlights, and strips of Velcro brand or strong double-sided adhesive tape for other types.
place pillows in the dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their “fluff stage” and kill germs with the high heat.