10 funny life-hacks to help working parents find extra time to chill out

10 funny life-hacks to help working parents find extra time to chill out

The working week is on average 11.5 hours longer for working parents in the North West, according to new research by Churchill, who are spending this added time cleaning, tidying, cooking and driving.

To actually free up time to chill out working parents are spending an average of £167 on things like cleaners, taxis, food delivers and ironing services...but there may be cheaper and easier ways. Comedian and mum of two Lucy Porter takes a lighter look at how weary parents may be able to claw back some much needed downtime.

The next time your kids have a day at school where they have to go in as a fictional character, just dont iron any of their clothes and send them in as Columbo

5. School hack

The next time your kids have a day at school where they have to go in as a fictional character, just dont iron any of their clothes and send them in as Columbo
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Consider having your children sent to school by Deliveroo

6. School drop off?

Consider having your children sent to school by Deliveroo
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Only offer to help your children with their homework if they then help you by chasing your late invoices.

7. Homework bribe

Only offer to help your children with their homework if they then help you by chasing your late invoices.
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Get two roombas and pit them against one another, telling them that only the hardest working of them can win the hand of fair Alexa.

8. Robot wars

Get two roombas and pit them against one another, telling them that only the hardest working of them can win the hand of fair Alexa.
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