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
282

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

Nobiwan
273

Sometimes I just hide in the bathtub.

mrshunsy
273

Keep a schedule to help you maitain your sanity!

noahsmommy0618
264

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

yuli
263

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
263

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
259

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
254

Remember, it's OK to ask kids to help around house. Keep chanting...I'm allowing them to learn, I'm allowing them to learn.....and when they pout because you asked for help, you'll remember......you're allowing them to learn. I'm still chanting! ;-)

MyJussle
251

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
248