Do you ever wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” I can say in my 10 years of mothering, I’ve had my share of a-ha moments. Someone else’s brilliance sure does come in handy when maneuvering around the world with three little ones underfoot.
There are tricks of the trade that many parents seem to stumble across at some point. How many parents of young ones have some kind of snack in their pockets or purse? How many keep a hidden set of clothes in the trunk for an otherwise uneventful afternoon away from any bathroom nearby or that playdate that somehow landed all involved in muddied bottom halves.