Clever ideas!

Mother of two Asha Dornfest started her blog in back in the day.

Her recent book of the same name features 134 whimsically illustrated ingenious ideas for simplifying life with kids, such as:

Strap your baby into a forward-facing carrier when you trim his or her fingernails.

Put the ketchup under the hotdog to minimize mess.

At the beach? Stash your wallet in a disposable diaper: Who would ever steal a potentially soiled Pamper?

Give an infant play gym new life! Cover it with a fitted sheet and it’s now a fort for your crawler.

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