How to Leave the House with Three Kids (Without the Stress!)

Trying to figure out how to leave the house with three kids? It’s not always easy, but it IS possible. Figure out how to get out of the house (on time!) with these tips from a fellow mom who has been there.

I was at the Aquarium, Izzie on my hip, one eye on Cole and the other on Evie. Wait – where’s Evie? Oh, there she is! Yes, one eye on Evie. Check. A woman with a toddler caught my eye and exclaimed, “Wow! I’m not even brave enough to bring both my kids to the Aquarium. How can you leave the house with three kids?”

I never know how to respond to these confessions from other Moms. As a Stay-at-Home-Mom, if I didn’t brave the outside world and leave the house with three kids, I’d never leave. So hiding inside doesn’t seem like much of an option.

And sure, some places we go are much more painful than other places. (Yes, I’m looking at you Costco and Trader Joe’s). But a place specifically made for kids? It’s not always fun and it’s basically never easy, but I promise you that if I can do it, so can you.

Here are some tips to get you out of the house (and on time!) from a fellow mom who’s been there.

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