Being a perfect parent is so unattainable. Being a mediocre parent is so much more like it! Check out these mediocre parenting hacks and release your inner underachiever.

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Maybe not the safest method of transportation for your little guy, but totally fun and way more efficient than walking. Regardless, I am never showing this image to my husband.

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Is it bad that my first thought was “Hmmm, I wonder what beer he is drinking?” My next thought was whether or not I had a rope long enough to stretch from the swings to the deck.

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Who doesn’t love a coloring cage?

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This is genius. The kids are content and this guy is getting a massage and a snooze. #Winning.

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Stop touching the washing machine! The only person that gets to touch this is me…and believe me, it is no treat!

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Because parenting a newborn will work you up an appetite…and because cake!

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Bending over and picking your screaming child up off of the supermarket floor is over-rated. Enter plunger (also probably enter social services).

 

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So much easier than the dreaded swaddle straight jacket!  Someone give this inventor a medal.

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This guy combined his two favorite pastimes into one epic outdoor game where he can STILL drink beer and be sitting. Sir, I take my hat off to you.

Parenting is hard as hell, but these geniuses found a way to make it a bit easier.