Solo Parenting: Taking the Kids Out to Eat

There's a funny paradox about parenting solo. When my husband goes out in public, minus me and accompanied by all four of our children, he is lauded, praised, and admired. "What a great dad you are!" "All on your own with four kids! Amazing!" "Mom...

How do you choose which child to take on a trip?

You might be saying to yourself, "Well, Jen, you need to take ALL of them, because the word child is synonymous with not being able to stay home alone." But I am talking about taking on child on a trip, by himself or herself, when the other kids rema...


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