Moms have to flow with the Seasons, no matter how weird Mother Nature is. Many moms I know here, in New Jersey, have been reluctant to switch their kids’ clothes from Winter garb to Spring/Summer wear because it’s been a wonky Spring. One day hot, one day chilly. So when I switched Junior’s drawers over, I made sure there were one or two long-sleeved shirts left at the bottom and one or two pair of sweatpants.
Similarly, as many of us do, the contents of the family vehicle change with the Seasons as well. In winter, I haul snowbrushes, a small shovel, kitty litter (for traction), and blankets in case we get stuck someplace for an hour or two. Come Spring, I ditch the shovel and kitty litter but check the supply of snacks in the trunk (again, just in case we get stuck) to make sure their expiration dates are okay. [Read more...]