We are just a few short weeks away from Thanksgiving and then one month later it will be Christmas! I’ve put together a few ideas in this post to help keep your child/ren busy during this Holiday Season. Occupied children tend to whine less which makes holiday breaks a lot more bearable. So enjoy! Find me on Instagram @surviving_mommy and send me photos of the … Continue reading 8 Things To Occupy Your Children
These Bamboo Christmas Tree Plates came a few weeks ago and I’ve been dying to use them and see if I like them. It’s a week before Halloween and the girls and I decided it was time. We made three different kinds of cookies and decorated them to match the plates.. bring on Christmas! I love these plates. They aren’t extremely lightweight like most plastic … Continue reading Bamboo Plates
I shared something humorous on Instagram and of course there was that one person who couldn’t help but share their unwanted opinion. “Sounds like your kids need more time with dad and more discipline.” Alright, maybe they had innocent intentions, so I responded explaining that my husband was exhausted to which they replied, “I do 19 hour shifts every week. “Tired” is for people who … Continue reading Dad Shaming
Having a baby is the most miraculous thing that a couple can experience. When you held that baby in your arms for the first time and they looked into your eyes you knew this was the best thing you and your partner had ever done. The love that you felt for each other and this new life in that moment was greater than any love … Continue reading New babies = What Sex Life?
It’s eleven o’clock at night and your significant other and the kids are all sleeping. You make yourself a big bowl of ice cream and continue watching the Ted Bundy show. The next day your SO asks where the rest of the ice cream is. You admit to finishing it off and they get angry because you ate the last of it and didn’t replace … Continue reading Fighting with your SO
You have a three year old who is up in your face talking non-stop while you’re trying to accomplish something. The talking doesn’t stop even after you asked nicely many times and gradually escalates into yelling when the three year old realizes that you are clearly busy. By now you’ve asked them at least six times to please leave you alone while you do this … Continue reading Parenting Advice: Take it or Leave it?