From nappy changes at the side of the road to siblings bickering in the back seat – driving with kids is no picnic. So, when we do get a bit of alone time in the car you can bet your bottom dollar that we’re going to take advantage of it! Here are seven things every Mammy does when they have the car to themselves.
Crank Up the Explicit Lyrics
“If you’re happy and you know it say… @&!%” Ah the sweet freedom of being able to utter a delicious swear word without worrying it will be repeated. This leads us nicely to number two…
Play Your Own Music
James Cordon’s Carpool Karaoke has nothing on us. Whether you’re in the mood for Britney or Beethoven it’s a beautiful thing to be able to blast your own music, sing along like a mad thing and know that no one is going to ask you to change the song.
Grab a Sneaky Coffee
Maybe, just maybe, you’ll finally reach the elusive dream – finishing a coffee while it’s still hot. If you have a few minutes to spare, push the seat back, stretch out those legs and sip it slowly while you watch the world go by. Heaven.
Drive in Silence
Hello my own thoughts! No fights to break up, no crying to sooth, no “yellow-reg-tax-for-life”. This is particularly relaxing when you’re on driving on the open road but if needs must, the way back from the school run can be just as zen.
Check Your Mirror to See if They’re There
God they’ve gone awfully quiet… oh wait!