These 10 Things Make Life With Kids Easier

From wrangling backpacks and finding lost shoes before the morning school run to the last kiss at bedtime (and just one more drink of water), life with kids is an adventure.

We can’t prepare for everything, but these 10 small changes can make the time spent at home with our kids a bit easier.

1. Leave washable art supplies within reach

Susan Brunstrum of SWEET PEAS DESIGN INC

2. Stash kids’ books in the dining room

SPACE Architects + Planners

3. Invest in adjustable stools

Group3 Architects llc

4. Clear out a “scooter alley.”


5. Designate a temporary art display space

Carl and The Wolf

6. Instead of wainscoting, try a kid-height chalk wall

Fiddlehead Design Group, LLC

7. Hang a big wall clock to keep the family running on time

Kim Pearson Pty Ltd

8. Put a little table in the living room

Andrea Rodman Interiors

9. Install a second row of wall hooks


10. Choose carpet tiles


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