The Genius Reason Joanna Gaines Takes Baby Crew Shopping with Her

Joanna Gaines has tricks for resetting your home, maximizing your kitchen space and whipping up a hearty breakfast, but her helpful hacks don’t stop there.

The 40-year-old We Are the Gardeners author just shared her genius tip for keeping significant others distracted while you shop, and we’re taking note. All you need is a really cute baby—so she asked for a helping hand from 7-month-old baby Crew.

During a family trip to New York, little Crew kept Chip and co. entertained while Joanna enjoyed some retail therapy.

“I told Crew to distract the guys so the ladies could shop a little longer,” Gaines joked.

Joke or not, we’re totally using this.