Quick Survival Tips
How are we supposed to have "it all" when most of the time we can't even find it? If all our readers submit their top three tips for managing the chaos of modern motherhood, we will have quite a Survival Guide right here on these pages. Sometimes it takes a village just to keep your head above water. Please share your survival secrets.

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Lunch with other working moms. Sharing your similar stories from life at home and on the job will do wonders!

MomMeetsBaby
262

Nuke everything you can get away with nuking for dinner. Less mess, less electricity, much simpler clean up. Shortcuts rule.

Nobiwan
251

Sometimes I just hide in the bathtub.

mrshunsy
251

Keep a schedule to help you maitain your sanity!

noahsmommy0618
242

If you have a toddler, do not let him/her take a nap. That way, they will fall asleep early and you can just relax with a big, full glass of wine :)

mmarchena
240

If You Feel Stressed Out...........It Means Your Great Mom:)

yuli
238

Here's a quick tip on how to get your little bugger to eat green beans. You just put them on the spoon, but you put some chocolate ice cream in front of the bean, then, tell them they are getting something tasty--the little varmint doesn't know he ate the bean until he done swallered it!!

momof3critters
237

excellent morning tip i found a grat way to delegate my older girls to get themselves ready i bought 2 hanging shelve systems from babies r us with 8 shelves that are low enough they can reach every sunday we get everything ready for the next week underwear shoes and anything special they might need for that day.. like bathing suits exc. this cut 30 min out of my morning which means i can sleep

michelle4
232

Having 4 boys all a year apart, I found 2 tips useful, color code with a permant paint pen on toys and the best is put dots on tags of clothes 1 dot the first 2 dots second and so on,(When the oldest outgrows his and the dot for the next child.) this way there is no issues with laudry or fighting over who is whos.
Mom of 4 boys

momof4boys
230

Reduce time at malls searching for the perfect gift by buying gift cards instead. The gift is practical and you have a huge range of prices to choose from-from $5 coffee cards as thank you gifts to $100 or more for special occasions!

Bear143
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