Remember how before you had kids, when you wanted to leave the house, you just ... left. You grabbed your bag, your sunglasses, maybe a bottle of water, and hit the road. It was so easy. So simple. You actually never even gave leaving the house a second thought because it was all you knew. It was your life.
But then you have kids and realize that leaving the house was something you spent your whole life taking for granted. Because things have changed.
Now, leaving the house is far from simple. There are bags to pack; small humans to wrangle; tantrums to stop. It turns what should be a 10-minute trip to Target into an all-day affair. And it ain't always fun.
Moms, Dads, you know you know what I'm talking about. Here are the 10 steps we all go through when leaving the house with our kids.