1. Reshape a stretched jumper Soak stretched jumper in a tub of tepid water with a squirt of hair conditioner, it can be moulded back into shape. Just make sure you lay it flat to dry. 2. Speed drying trick Need a school uniform or other garment dried in a hurry? Throw a dry towel in with the wet item of clothing in the dryer and it will be ready to wear quick-sticks. 3. No more odd socks Give each child a mesh washing bag to hang in their room for dirty socks. Once a week, collect all the bags, toss them in the wash and the pairs will stay together. Have a separate washing basket for socks and undies so you always wash them together. 4. Chewing gum be gone Instead of trying to scratch the sticky stuff from your kids’ clothes, place the gummed garment in the freezer. When the gum is frozen it can be broken apart and easily removed.