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Last Updated on February 17, 2017 by Diane Hoffmaster
This post about FX Better Things has been sponsored by FX Networks and Better Things, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.
Have your kids ever done anything so incredibly hilarious that you had to laugh? But really SHOULDN'T laugh because that would send a really bad message? Are there days that you find yourself hiding in the bathroom just trying to get a few peaceful moments to yourself? Or maybe you are the mom that hides cookies in a trail mix box just so your kids don't eat them all before you get your chocolate fix for the day? Am I the only one who does that? Motherhood can be fun but it can also be stressful and a whole heck of a lot of work. Don't you wish there was a TV show that portrayed motherhood to it's fullest without making it seem perfect? I am NOT a perfect mom. Well, FX Better Things is the full motherhood experience in one funny TV show.
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FX Better Things: The Full Motherhood Experience
Better Things is a new comedy on FX starring Adlon as “Sam Fox,” a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops. Sort of sounds like all the rest of us stressed out moms, right?
Sam also watches out for her mother, an English expatriate, who lives across the street. Sam’s just trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two and also — just maybe — squeeze in some private time once in a while. Doesn't that sound nice? Private time? Not sure when I last had THAT!
Don't you get tired of seeing all the 'perfect moms'? The perfect Pinterest crafts and the spotless houses? Where are the carpet stains from the toddler who decided to try taking the lid off his sippy cup when there was grape juice in it? Or trying to find that perfect balance between stalking your teen's social media accounts and letting them have the freedom to grow up?
Or trying to carve out just a few minutes at night to snuggle in bed and listen to how their day went? Those are the truly important moments! I am not a perfect mom and am definitely looking forward to seeing how Better Things really portrays motherhood over the next few weeks!
Think FX Better Things sounds right up your alley? Here are the details!
Head over to the Better Things website to watch trailers, promos and get more info!
Better Things premiered September 8 on FX
Watch Better Things Every Thursday Night on FX at 8 PM EST
The FX Better Things Giveaway:
What stressed out mom wouldn't enjoy a little swag, right? Well, FX Better Things swag is being offered here as a giveaway! Here is what your FX Better Things swag bag will include:
- Ray-Ban Sunglasses
- Chipolo bluetooth keyring
- Leather Clutch for mom’s things
- Emergency Beauty Kit
- Hypoallergenic travel pillow
- Ultra-Soft travel pillow protector
- Essential Oils Blend Mini
- Skinny Lip Balm
- “Credit Card” Mints
To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is comment and answer the following question: (YES, I am checking that you are leaving thoughtful comments!)
Head over to the Better Things website
and tell me which clip is your favorite and WHY!
Giveaway Ends Sept. 29th at midnight and one winner will be chosen at random to win the Better Things Swag Bag!
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.