Archive for ' Family'

Family travel is inevitable. Accompanying chaos and needless expense is not. Posted:February 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Family travel is inevitable. Accompanying chaos and needless expense is not.

Whether you and the family are traveling to visit relatives, day-tripping to the beach, or going on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation, traveling together can have its ups and downs. My own family has traveled more than 15,000 [...]

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child Posted:February 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child

“The kids are playing doctor!” More than one horrified mom has made that statement over the many, many decades that curious kids have been re-enacting their exams at the pediatrician’s office. “I’ll be the doctor and [...]

Enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card from Kinsights and The Survival Mom! Posted:January 27, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card from Kinsights and The Survival Mom!

I’m excited to announce that The Survival Mom blog has partnered with Kinsights to bring you an opportunity to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card! Kinsights is a social network made just for parents — and [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Audiobooks subscription & ProjectTreasure Posted:December 07, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Audiobooks subscription & ProjectTreasure

This giveaway has now closed and the winners notified by email. Dori won the ProjectTreasure prize and Michelle and B won the Audiobooks subscriptions. Visit this site often for more great giveaways and informative articles. Today’s [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Gifts for the pampered Survival Mom! Release your inner diva! Posted:December 06, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Gifts for the pampered Survival Mom! Release your inner diva!

This giveaway has ended and the winners have been notified by email. The winners of the earrings are: Edith, Shawna, Angie, Margaret, and Mcrammer. Samantha won the necklace and Billie, the canning gloves. Visit this site [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 6, Niice hoodie and AVON purse & wallet set Posted:December 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 6, Niice hoodie and AVON purse & wallet set

This giveaway has ended and the winners have been notified by email. They are  Barbara (hoodie) and Sandy (tote and wallet). Visit this site often for more fun giveaways and great articles. Some gifts you just [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 5, Post-it Notes & gifts for the little ones! Posted:December 03, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 5, Post-it Notes & gifts for the little ones!

This giveaway has now ended and the winner, Elaine, has been notified by email. Visit this blog often for more giveaways and great articles. Every busy mom has to keep track of a jillion things every single [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Sweet dreams with a Privacy Pop and luxury slippers! Posted:December 01, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Sweet dreams with a Privacy Pop and luxury slippers!

The second I saw the Privacy Pop, I knew it was the answer to my daughter’s prayers. She loves her quiet time and privacy, but her little brother sometimes intrudes. The kind folks at Privacy Pop [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: You CAN compost during winter’s chilly months! Posted:October 02, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: You CAN compost during winter’s chilly months!

If you live in a cold climate that will keep you mostly indoors through the winter, consider storing your compostable items in your freezer. Keep them in a Zip-Loc freezer bag or another container that will [...]

Nominate your favorite mom for our October Survival Mom of the Month! Posted:October 01, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Nominate your favorite mom for our October Survival Mom of the Month!

  This month YOU or someone you nominate could become our Survival Mom of the Month! We want to recognize you for what you have accomplished to help your family be ready for anything. Winners will [...]