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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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New Year’s Survival Tip

December 30, 2019

Do your kids want to bring in the New Year with you, but you don’t want to be punished for the next week because they are exhausted? Have a New Year’s party for your kids with an early countdown at 7 or 8 o’clock. Then, get them to bed before it’s too late and bring in the New Year alone with your husband or have friends over! Until, next time, Your Surviving Moms ❤️…

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Things vs. Experiences and Memories

December 14, 2019

We decided this year to cut back on the amount of “things” we purchase for Christmas. There is nothing we really need. The kids have plenty of toys and clothes. So we are opting for creating memories through fun experiences instead. Toys get played with, broke, lost, and boring quick. However, the things we do as a family the kids talk about for years! The memories as a family, the excitement of doing something together, and conversations about it for…

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Top 10 Educational Gifts for Kids

December 3, 2019

Looking for educational gifts for kids? I love finding Christmas gifts for the kids that I know they will have a great time with, but they also will be learning. That is a definite mom win! Even better if they don’t even know they are learning. Here are my top educational picks for kids! Pattern Blocks and Boards: Ages: 3, 4, 5, and 6 years olds Teddy Bear Memory: Ages 2 and up This game is fun and durable. Our…

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Stocking Stuffers Under $20 for Kids

December 2, 2019

We are trying to be very careful this year what we buy for Christmas. We do not want to accumulate more useless stuff. We want our focus to be on Christ and why he came to earth as a baby. There are a few stocking stuffers under $20 that we do every year for the kids and they always look forward to it. Some of these are useful and the rest are fun treats we don’t do often. They have…

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