Following up on my inquiry about cotton training pants in yesterday’s pantiliner-as-potty-training-helper hack, I’ve heard from several of you with favorite brand recommendations. I thought I’d post the favorites here and open up the discussion in case anyone else has something to add. Several of you gave Luvable Friends training pants (sold at Amazon) great […]
How to tighten pants without sewing?
Parent Hacks readers share their best tips for tightening kids’ pants without sewing.
When undressing a kid in overalls, only undo one strap
Chakolate shares a bit of wisdom I didn’t figure out myself for years: I thought this was one of those things everybody knew, until I saw a mom trying to refasten her tiny daughter’s overalls. She had undone them for potty time. The thing is, when you undo overalls, whether you’re two months or sixty […]
Bellybutton match game gets underpants on straight
SJ’s self-dressing hack: When we started potty training there was a lot of backwards underwear-wearing, because it’s hard to tell which way girls’ panties go of there is no tag or bow. Sometimes my daughter would get it wrong even if there was a tag and then complain about being uncomfortable because they fit wrong […]
Dress your kid the night before
Some parents streamline their morning routines by dressing their young toddlers for bed in the next day’s clothes. This only works with soft, knit clothing with no strings, hard buttons or buckles. As long as you use an extra large bib in the morning, you’re good to go. Note: Babies under a year old should […]