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The struggle is real. Every mother should read this blog before you get back on the road again.
Since April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, I have tried to pay a lot more attention to how I drive. I consider myself a safe person and a protective mother, so I was feeling pretty confident in my driving skills. Besides, mamas can multi-task better than anyone, right?
Like it or not, our community is bombarded with car insurance advertisements. According to the Insurance Journal, car insurance companies spend over $6 BILLION dollars annually on advertising—and Geico holds the number one spot, spending over $1 billion alone. These commercials can be quite entertaining (or scary— remember the Super Bowl ads?), but some of them are educational as well. For instance, we learn from Progressive that “sprinkles are for winners.” Allstate tells us “Mayhem is everywhere.” Geico answers the age old-question—“did the little pig cry wee-wee-wee all the way home?” and what you do if you’re a free range chicken, or a scapegoat, or a camel at the zoo and visitors keep yelling “hump day.”
It’s 2:00 PM on a Wednesday, and you just got the phone call from your child that you never wanted to receive. “Mom, I’ve been in a wreck.” You are at work, preparing for your next meeting, and your son is at the beach on spring break. No one really prepares you for times like these—what are the most important things you could tell your child right at this moment?