When you become a parent, you learn very quickly that parenting is difficult.
One woman on TikTok has shared a hack that her husband learned that helps him get things done and keep his child busy.
Melissa Has A Young Family
Melissa is married, and along with her husband, have a young son and two dogs.
This results in them being a very busy family and always looking for ways to keep their son engaged.
Shares The Ultimate Parenting Hack
Melissa shared a video on TikTok of her husband sharing a parenting hack to keep their child engaged.
Her husband was very happy to share his hack with other parents on the internet!
Involves A Phone
It is an iPhone hack!
When you give your child your phone, they always end up closing the screen or app that you set them up with before you hand them the phone.
Turn Guided Access On
He says to type "guided access" into the search bar of your phone.
Once you open it up, make sure that you push the button to turn guided access on.
Put On A Video
Guided access keep the phone in a single app.
After you have turned on guided access, go to the app you want to use like YouTube. Then you push play on the video.
Tap Three Times
After the video has started, you triple click the screen.
By triple clicking the screen, you have activated the guided access. After this step you are almost through with the process!
If you triple click a second time you will be asked to input your passcode.
This is something that your kids should not be able to know, so that will help prevent them from activating this.
Turn Everything Off
After you have correctly inputted your password, a screen will come up with a number of different options.
He says that you want to make sure that you turn all of them off!
Everything Is Locked!
Then go back to the original app or video that you want your kids to be on.
With guided access and all of the other buttons turned off, no matter what or where your child touches, the video will keep playing!
More Time To Yourself!
This means that you won't have to come back every 30 seconds to open the video or app back up!
They say that this helps give them a little extra time to get some things done!