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This Hack Will Help Your Kids Get Their Own Drinks From the Fridge

This is genius.

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There are a lot of reasons to get excited about raising more independent kids. It's good for them to be able to do things for themselves, but it's good for us, too — the moment our children are able to start doing things like getting their own snacks and tying their own shoes, the next part of our lives begin. 

And if you're hoping to hurry that part along and help your kids figure out how to get their own drinks in an easy and (mostly) mess free way, we have an idea for you! Thanks to one mom's hack that she shared on TikTok, it's way easier for kids to serve themselves, and all it takes is a trip to Target.


Mom shared that she purchased a slim drink dispenser from Target. It's skinny, so it doesn't take up a lot of room in the fridge, and she can mix up or pour any kid-friendly drink she wants into it, allowing her kids to easily serve themselves without risking a huge spill while pouring from a container. It looks like once kids got the hang of using the tap on the container, this would be a pretty mess-free solution! 

And to make other drinks even easier to access, Mom uses a tap attachment for her existing milk and juice bottles, so they can get drinks and put milk in their cereals without spilling, too. Genius! 

We might need to invest. If it will teach our younger kids how to get a drink instead of them asking us 100 times for one... it will all have been worth it!