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Sorry Kids, Sometimes You Just Don't Come First! Mom Needs Her Sanity, Too!
April 17, 2012 at 11:42 AM

It's a truth few moms want to admit: We take shortcuts. Sometimes, we just don't care! It's all about survival.

Do you do any of the things these "Survivor Moms" do to get through the day with your sanity intact? Or do you have any tricks of your own to share, whether they're time-savers or mantras for dealing with any lingering mommy guilt after you've used the TV as a babysitter or fed the kids PB&J for lunch the fourth day in a row?

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  • SisterPeach
    April 18, 2012 at 8:50 PM

    breakfast is too fantastic of a meal for just mornings.

  • msalice_21
    April 18, 2012 at 8:53 PM

    i absolutely LOVE the background!!

  • Gitanagurl
    April 18, 2012 at 11:49 PM

    I do alot of this but I'm more of a Slave/Maid mom. :(

  • Angeleyes006
    April 18, 2012 at 11:58 PM

    There's noting wrong with breakfast for dinner. In fact we are doing that Friday and my kids (including DH) are looking forward to it.

    Quoting Reina13:

    Breakfast for dinner happens quite often in my home.

  • kikitice
    April 19, 2012 at 12:46 AM

    Quoting Reina13:

    Breakfast for dinner happens quite often in my home.

    Amen to that!

  • Momy2beAUG.2009
    April 19, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    My child rarely goes a day without a bath. Today being one of the exceptions because I just drove back from a memorial last night and didnt get in until late. So I am exhausted. I hardly ever make breakfast for dinner, but I do get takeout on occassion. I wait until my hubby can at least keep one child so that I can go grocery shopping. TV is sometimes nice to have so that I can just relax for a minute or get something done.

  • EvilQueenMommy
    April 19, 2012 at 9:53 PM

    We don't do baths everyday, I'll sit him down with noisey, flashy toys so I can take a break

  • erikadi
    by erikadi
    May 8, 2012 at 8:03 PM

    I understand this. I can't think of any off hand, but yes sometimes I just try to get by.

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