A good parenting hack can leave you feeling triumphant, like you truly accomplished something while making your life just a little bit easier. For parents, that’s pretty valuable — so much so that we have a strong desire to hack our way out of just about anything. And that’s when the trouble starts.
Not all parenting hacks are actually good ideas. Some of them are downright ludicrous or even dangerous. Others are hilarious and clearly meant to be that way. But sometimes it’s hard to tell if one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. We’re here to wade through the muck and inform you that these parenting solutions are total fails.