Three o’clock used to have such a different meaning for me. This struck me the other day as I was driving to the grocery store to pick up something for dinner. As I cursed the traffic that was delaying me from reaching my destination, I realized it wasn’t traffic at all. It was…the daily school pick up line. Oh, how you forget.
I had a love/hate relationship with the school pickup line. I loved that I was trapped in my car for a few quiet moments with nothing to do… and, I hated that I was trapped in my car for a few quiet moments with nothing to do. I eventually began to treasure those unexpected moments of “me time”, when there was no access to dirty clothes or unmade beds and not a grocery store in sight. This was my “time out”!
Thankfully there is now another reason to love the car line. My latest Morphmom duo, Patti Barrett and Beth Kneebone, have founded “The Pickup Line,” a great newsletter for busy moms featuring short recaps of the day’s big stories all in one place.....
Learn more about this morphmom venture in my latest Huffington Post article!