I learned long ago that hoping to shop at two different stores in one day made for whiny children and a miserable Mama. If my shopping list included food, household items, and clothing I knew I would have to shop on three different days or, if that wasn’t possible resign myself to the fact that it would be a difficult day.
Taking a road trip is a great way to travel with kids as a single Mom.
In four years of road tripping with my children, I’ve learned that single mom family vacations are a whole different ball game than traveling with two adults and children. Today I’m sharing my best tips for taking a road trip with kids.
Is limiting screen time a constant battle with your children? It often feels that way in my home.
Do you get the look from your teen when you ask, “How long have you been playing on that phone?”
Well, now you can say, “There is an app for that!” Thanks to the Goya-Move app, Mom is no longer the police of screen time.
Having an extremely picky eater was my first big trial of motherhood. I remember sitting next to my preschooler at the table, working hard for every single bite she took. So many nights we both went to bed in tears.
That one small child and her refusal to eat anything with nutritional value single-handedly made me feel like a failure as a mother. Battles of will, the isolation of young motherhood, and sleep deprivation will do that. At least, it did to me.