LPT: If you’re potty training your child, put TWO sets of mattress pads and sheets on their bed, in alternating order: mattress pad, sheet, mattress pad, sheet. If they have an accident in the middle of the night, just pull off the top set and the bed is already ready to go again without a hassle.

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I second this advice! Do the same when they’re sick.


Or, have twins – that way you can simply discard the soiled child.


Also, if you put a pea under all those layers and your kid can tell it’s there, they might be a princess


I do that with my fajitas. I put two tortillas and fill the top one. When it drips, it drips on the bottom one and not the plate so the next one’s exterior isn’t soggy. Not really the same but it made me think of it 🙂