Now we’ve been wearing our dressing gowns all wrong as mum shares ‘game-changing’ hack

WITH the UK in another lockdown, this time in the middle of winter, it’s safe to say you’re probably spending most of your time in your dressing gown. 

But it turns out you’ve been wearing your robe wrong all these years, as a mum shared her life-changing hack for the proper way to put one on. 

Megan, originally from England but who now lives in Canada, shared a demonstration to TikTok. 

The stay-at-home-mum, who calls a dressing gown a ‘house coat’, showed herself doing up her purple robe in the traditional way, tying a knot at the front. 

But she said: “I’ve been wearing a house coat wrong this whole time.”

Megan undoes it and threads the sash through the sides from the front instead – meaning you can sit back on the sofa without having anything digging in to your back. 

The mum-of-three continued: “Loop it through the front vs around your back. 

“Trust me, just go and try it. You’ll never wear one the same again.” 

Her life hack has racked up nearly 100,000 likes, as people were blown away with the simple tip to make a dressing gown even cosier. 

One person said: “Wow. How did I not know about this sooner. Thanks!!”

Another raved: “This is perfect considering I spend most of my time in my housecoat.” 

A third commented: “Yay no more cutting in to my stomach.”

This person thought: “Omgoodness I did it and love my robe even better now. Thank you.” 

While another added: “I think this just changed my life. Thanks for posting it!!”

Agreeing, this mum said: "Life changer! I thought I was the only one rocking a robe everyday."

Vote for your Fabulous Mum of the Year and WIN

Do you know a mum who deserves some extra recognition? We want to pay homage to the best mums in Britain.

During the pandemic they’ve been busy juggling childcare, homeschooling and work, with the added stress of worrying about the health of elderly relatives and vulnerable friends. 

It’s never been a harder time to be a mum, so this year it’s even more important to honour the amazing women in our lives. 

Nominate her for our Fabulous Mum Of The Year Award and she could win an overnight stay for two at a Champneys spa of her choice complete with a Gold package, which includes four relaxing treatments for the ultimate pampering experience.

Two runners-up will Champneys goodie bag worth £50 plus a £100 M&S voucher and £200 Nutmeg at Morrisons voucher, and all three mums will enjoy a makeover with our glam squad before taking part in a photo shoot for the magazine.  

And you could win a £100 Tu at Sainsbury’s voucher, £200 Florence & Fred at Tesco voucher or £250 to spend at Primark just for entering.

If you want to nominate a mum then fill in the form here.   

To enter, upload a photograph of the mum you are nominating and explain why they deserve to win. 

The deadline for entries is Sunday February 14 and one winner and two runners-up will be announced on Sunday March 14. Good luck – we can’t wait to hear from you!

Meanwhile cleaning fanatics rave about Mrs Hinch’s new Tesco range that’s priced from just £1.50 – and, yes, everything’s grey.

Plus Dunelm launches new must-have Teddy Fleece towel and clothing line – as it’s homeware sale continues.

Meanwhile this woman’s clever towel hack will stop your car windscreen freezing overnight.

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