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Must-Haves for the Multitasking Mom

Megan is a former divorce attorney turned SAHM to twin boys. She's written for The Stir, Scary Mommy, Rare.us, Mommyish and Bustle.

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Must-haves for the mom who does it all

Michaela Early/ SheKnows
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Must-haves for the mom who does it all

Are you doing everything all the time? Here are some items to help you get more done with what little time you have. 

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Split end hair cream

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Split end hair cream

For the busy mom who’s always trying to find the time for a trim, this split end camouflage cream lets you get away with moving that appointment to next week or the week after. (White Sand Products, $30)

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Car seat handle pad

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Car seat handle pad

A padded car seat handle prevents you from destroying your forearms when you’re hauling both baby and groceries in from the car. (Amazon, $16)

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Tiger sheet mask

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Tiger sheet mask

This fun tiger face sheet mask lets her pamper herself and entertain the kids at the same time. (Target, $4)

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Phone charger bracelet

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Phone charger bracelet

This sleek bracelet that doubles as an iPhone charger is both practical and pretty. (Q Designs, $149)

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Good-for-you chocolates

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Good-for-you chocolates

These homeopathic chocolates can help you calm down, fall asleep or soothe sore muscles, making your chocolate addiction a habit that’s good for you. (Good Day Chocolate, $36 for 12 boxes)

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Teeny-tiny booster seat

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Teeny-tiny booster seat

This super-small booster seat makes airport travel or switching cars on a busy day a breeze. (Mifold, $45)

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All-in-one makeup palette

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All-in-one makeup palette

This organic makeup palette makes it easy to pull a look together on the go without having to haul around a bunch of products. (Vapour Organic Beauty, $46)

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Powder sunscreen

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Powder sunscreen

There’s no excuse for unwanted UVAs with this powder sunscreen you can brush on alone or over makeup. (Colorescience, $128 for a pack of three)

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Hand soap with lotion

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Hand soap with lotion

Between diapers and food prep, moms wash their hands all day long. This hand soap with built-in lotion helps keep your hands from becoming sandpaper. (Target, $2)

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Personalized sticker labels

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Personalized sticker labels

Rather than reaching for the marker every few weeks, these name label stickers last through the washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. (Name Bubble, prices vary)

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Waterproof notepad

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Waterproof notepad

A waterproof notepad for the shower is great for jotting things down when it’s finally quiet enough to hear yourself think. (Amazon, $8)

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No-tip stroller bag

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No-tip stroller bag

This reusable shopping bag won’t make the stroller tip over when you put things in it. (Amazon, $20)

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Cutting board with prep bowl

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Cutting board with prep bowl

Chop and drop without fear of tripping over the little munchkins underfoot with this cutting board with built-in prep bowl. (Bed, Bath & Beyond, $177)

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Chemical-free cleaning cloths

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Chemical-free cleaning cloths

These cleaning cloths work with only water, so you can hold a baby and clean at the same time without worrying about chemicals. (e-cloth, $8 and up)

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Wet bag

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Wet bag

A wet bag is great to have in the diaper bag for after swim class or when dealing with those epic diaper blowouts (Amazon, $9)

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Two-sided snack box

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Two-sided snack box

This snack box lets you pack two foods at once, so no more meltdowns when they want salty but all you have is sweet. (Amazon, $10)

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Faucet extender

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Faucet extender

This faucet extender lets toddlers wash their hands independently, taking one thing off your to-do list. (Amazon, $4)

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Instant sippy cup

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Instant sippy cup

This spout turns any water bottle into a sippy cup for thirsty kids when you’re out and about. (Walmart, $3)

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