Surviving the Middle is a lifestyle blog centered around family

I started blogging as a document of the life we lead here in the middle-class.  It’s sometimes hectic, messy and filled with tears, but it’s always filled with so much joy, happiness, and love.

Here you will find articles on varies topics for you and your family.  Surviving the Middle focusing on early education, family crafts, product reviews, money saving, mental and physical health tips.


I’m Amy, creator of Surviving the Middle

 My family consists of my wonderful husband, Jeff, my amazing son, Oliver {2014} and my beautiful daughter, Isabel {2015}. For me, somedays it is hard to identify as anything but a Mother, but there is more to me than just a Mom. I love baking, clipping coupons, going to the library, and a self-professed wine drinking expert.  I love spending time with my family and going on new a crazy adventures with them.

My family isn’t perfect but it’s all mine, I’m here surviving the middle.

Mom Planners

After a rough year as A Stay at Home Mom, I knew I needed to get organized. That’s when I developed the Stay at Home Mom Planner and the Busy Mom Planner.

The Stay at Home Mom Planner and the Busy Mom Planner are filled with pages to plan your day and your child’s activities.  Thousands of Mom have already got started with this amazing book.


“Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.”

Willard Scott



Photos by Laura Blake Photography