As a parent I find myself frustrated a lot of the time and because I’m living with frustration so often I begin to find myself becoming resentful. Resentful of the clothing that can be found anywhere but hanging in the closet or in the dressers or in the hamper where they belong. Resentful because I’m making Thanksgiving Dinner complete with homemade pies from scratch and … Continue reading Do Less With More Focus
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
I was sitting at home with my feet up ready to read a good book and go to bed at a reasonable hour. Suddenly, my friend DM’d me and it turned out it was her birthday so I told her “I’ll be right there.” Armed with a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon to gift her and a White Claw for me to drink I arrived twenty … Continue reading Girl’s Night Out in Your 30’s
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?