Mom Tips, Tricks and Hacks

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As Baton Rouge moms, we know what it takes to keep a household running, and we understand that motherhood is hard. There’s always a ton to do and never enough time to get everything done! Sometimes us moms need a quick fix or advice from other moms on how to save time. Just like you, Red Stick Mom writers are always open to a more efficient way to handle things and willingly share their best mom hacks, tips and tricks when they find them.

Here at Red Stick Mom, we offer dozens of ideas from diverse perspectives in our mom hacks, tips and tricks category. From taking road trips from Baton Rouge to meatless meals to natural cold remedies, we’ve written about it. 

Curious how to freshen up your skin routine? We suggest you try slugging. Looking for a faster way to fix your hair? Try the lazy mom’s guide to hair. Wondering if there’s a better way to cook bacon? Try this mom hack for cooking the best bacon ever and thank us later. What’s motherhood without perfecting your bacon, are we right? That’s the kind of content our Mom hacks, tips and tricks section highlights. 

That said, not all of Red Stick Mom’s mom hacks, tips and tricks are about fixing food or mom’s self care. Maybe you are looking for a better way to store your family’s precious photo memories. Have you ever wondered what to do with the cupcakes that your kids inevitably didn’t finish? You haven’t really lived until you’ve tried “recycle cake.” We even get intimate with other topics like why every mom should try period panties and the value of a nursing cart when there’s a newborn in your home.

Our writing team of 25+ local Baton Rouge moms really work hard to ensure that local parents benefit from our tried and true mom hacks, tips and tricks. Our goal is to make living in Baton Rouge with kids – and motherhood overall – easier and more fun, and we’re here to share what we know! 

For Better Or For Worse: 5 Ways You're (Probably) Annoying Your Partner I love my husband. I lucked out in the partner department. He is an excellent provider and a hands-on father.  I am not sure I could keep all the plates spinning without him. But let me be clear: it isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. We always talk it out and work together through the big stuff, but goodness, does that man work my nerves some days. Even in the healthiest relationships, couples are bound to annoy each other. Below is a list of five things you might be doing right now that are annoying your partner: Short-term Blindness. The problem is not that you misplaced something; you did not even...
Keeping Kids Happy During The Holidays Oh how I love the holidays!!! My kids love the holidays too. We love to visit family for the holidays and bask in the love and activities. My parents always take the boys around to look at the beautiful Christmas lights. Sometimes, my parents drive the boys around to look for Santa flying in the sky. We make handmade ornaments every single year. I love our Christmas tree so much. There are so many wonderful memories captured in those ornaments. But the most important thing besides the reason for the season is maintaining our joy. Everyone is different. Some of us are extroverts and some aren’t. I’m unsure about one of us. So the holiday...
6 Tips To Help You Prepare For Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is right around the corner. If you’re not quite ready, don’t worry. I have listed some great tips to help you prepare for your Thanksgiving dinner. It can get pretty crazy around this time, and these tips will not only help save time in the kitchen, but also make things a little easier. Here's a list of tips to help your Thanksgiving dinner go smoothly. Tip 1 :: Deep clean the kitchen Take any old food out of the refrigerator and throw it out. Wash all dishes and containers used to prepare and store food. This is one of the most helpful tips. Taking out all roasters, baking dishes, and slow cookers, cleaning them,...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by GroupTogether.  Are you planning group gifts this holiday season? There's no denying that moms are the magic makers at Christmas. From decking the halls to cooking up a feast, they seem to bring holiday cheer to their families and friends effortlessly. But when it comes to buying gifts, things can get a little overwhelming. Enter GroupTogether- every Mom's Christmas miracle! This clever platform makes organizing group gifts a breeze, so you can show your appreciation for the special people in your life without the stress of figuring it all out on your own. With GroupTogether, you'll be able to give those you care about the extra special holiday they deserve…..and everyone will be left wondering...
A Magical Christmas :: An Appreciation For The Mom Who Made It Special As an adult, I often find myself reflecting on the cherished memories of Christmases past. Each holiday season, the warmth and wonder of my childhood Christmases come rushing back, and it's impossible not to feel a profound sense of gratitude for the woman who made it all possible – my mom. Oddly enough, she is not fully captivated by all things Christmas. She prefers to sing carols in July and to skip the frenzy the holidays can bring. However, like most things regarding my mom, she is always selfless in taking stellar care of others, meticulously attending to their needs and interests. She always gave me the...

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