- If I’m focused on getting that book finished during the drive, am I going to be ready to engage my bored kids in the backseat?
- If my goal is to listen to a podcast I downloaded on the iPod, are my kids going to have fun listening?
Yes, there are times to do these things (usually for me, it’s if the kids all fall asleep at the same time!). But if my wants are my focus during the trip, I’m setting myself up for a miserable car ride!
(I know, motherhood is such good practice for developing a giving heart…sometimes I wish it wasn’t!)
For more posts in this series, go to my Fun Summer 2012 page!