Obviously, we all love our kids. They are beautiful, lovable gifts and the sun rises and sets with them and all that. However, they are also serious, all-consuming, time-suckers! If you catch me in the morning, you'll find a mom full of grand plans and maybe even a sprinkle of energy, but by 3 pm you'll most likely find a blob, sort of resembling me, being smothered on the couch, still trying to finish her morning coffee. It's amazing how much such small people can suck all of that motivation right out of you. This is why these hacks are so important. They save us time, energy and sanity, all things that are pretty hard to come by these days. Read on for twenty of my favorites, perfect for parents of young children.