...it is too common of an occurrence for you to discover, upon your family's arrival somewhere, that someone has neglected to wear shoes.
Nothing makes a mama feel less in control or more ridiculous than hauling around a barefoot kid in environs where shoes are tacitly required. And by ridiculous, I really mean Beverly Hillbillies-ish.
Sometimes, I think my children's sole mission in life is to make me face my ineptitude.
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