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Survival Tip of the Week: Pool Necessities

June 1, 2020

Always bring extra swim diapers and wipes when heading to the pool. You never know when your child will need a diaper change mid-swim. The first time my daughter had a bowel movement in a public pool, we had to walk back home to change her. To say she was disappointed about cutting swim time short that day would be an understatement. Next time it happened, I had the supplies on hand. We fixed the problem right away and she…

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The Diaper Survival Tip

January 27, 2020

The blue lines on the front of Pampers Diapers are actually meant to help you know if your child is in the correct diaper size. If the back tabs do not fall within those little blue lines when you fasten them on the front, then your child has outgrown the diaper. Who knew those little design elements are actually helpful tools! Cool! Until next time, Your Surviving Moms ❤️…

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Kids and The Mess Survival Tip

January 20, 2020

Let your children make a mess! After we were done playing with Addie’s water mat, she was soaking wet! Water, markers, and stamps were all over my porch. It really didn’t matter though. She had a blast playing with her water toys, drawing shapes on her mat, and putting water all over her clothes. I will look back on moments like these feeling content, and I won’t even think about the cleanup. Until next time, Your Surviving Moms ❤️…

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Chores For Kids Survival Tip

January 13, 2020

Let your children help with tasks around the house! It might be easier to do household chores during nap time or once your children are down for the night. But if your little ones are eager to help out during the day, then let them! My daughter, Addie, loves to “help” with the laundry. Often times this equates to her taking clothes out of the dryer and putting them in our laundry basket to be folded. More times than not,…

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Christmas Pacifier Survival Tip

December 9, 2019

Time to get rid of the pacifiers? Try this pacifier hack! This Christmas put all of your child’s pacifiers into the Christmas stocking on Christmas Eve. Tell him Santa is going to take them all and leave a nice present for a big kid instead! Talk about it every day to get the child excited and used to the idea by Christmas Eve. I have always been scared when the time comes to take the pacifiers, but it has never…

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Christmas Tree Survival Tip

December 2, 2019

If your toddler is like mine then your Christmas tree is put to the test. That tree will be lucky to still be standing by the time Christmas rolls around, and those special ornaments are staying right in the box so they don’t end up smashed. So far this year my kids have attempted to climb the tree, crawl behind the tree, and have declared the tree Spiderman’s arch enemy. My poor tree… This year, rather than battle with your…

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Survival Tip of the Week: Halloween Candy

October 28, 2019

Are you planning to take your kids trick or treating this year? With Halloween coming in just a couple of days, it’s time to get prepared! Check with your local police stations, fire departments, and churches. One of these locations is bound to offer a candy checking service. Most of the time, they will check your children’s Halloween candy for free. It usually only takes a couple of minutes and it can provide you peace of mind knowing the candy…

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Survival Tip of the Week: Accept Help

October 7, 2019

Moms spend the majority of their time helping someone. Yet, when it comes to accepting a hand we are oftentimes reluctant. We either have a certain way we want something done, we want to appear like we have it all together, or we worry if the score will then be uneven. No one can do everything! If someone is willing to assist, let them! Be thankful for the people who care enough to help! Until next time, Your Surviving Moms ❤️…

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