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Challenge: Parents On The Go: What's Your Strategy?

Plan ahead!!!!

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Keeping my kids busy is truly the key to my sanity! Planning ahead had been a saving grace! I know, I may seem impossible with everything else that has to be juggled, but I try to make it easier on myself!!

1. I buy pre-packaged snacks! Gasp!! All those calories! All those preservatives! Well, with the way my boys run around like animals, they burn off anything they ingest almost instantly anyway!!

2. Routines!!! We do the same thing when we go to the same places. Going to the zoo?? We only pack specific things (always including animal crackers, naturally!) My littles have grown used to it, and there's no arguing about what we eat and drink!!

3. Pack for the unexpected!!! With small uncoordinated tornados you just never know what will happen!

4. Don't sweat it!!! So my kid had an what?? We all have accidents and my melting down over it won't solve the problem! My mantra is, "be a problem solver"!

I'm hoping all this effort pays off one day!! I'm just hoping my littles, AND I, look back fondly on their childhood!!!

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