Your daughter has swimming lessons each morning at the local pool, your youngest son has baseball practice, and your oldest son starts driver’s training. Their activities all start within a half hour of one another. As a mom, you’ve got many super powers, but driving to three different spots within a short period of time is not one of them; that’s why carpooling can come in handy.
While carpooling can be beneficial year round, it’s a popular way to get around when spring and summer activities are in full force. Carpooling can also be a source of stress. As a parent, you want to trust other parents to transport your child safely to and from activities, but the natural worries set in fromcar accidentsto getting car sick to being forgotten at the soccer field. Here are some tips to help you successfully get through a summer of carpooling: