I used to think malls are for shopping – shoes, clothes, handbags.
I now understand malls are for moms.
A few days ago I had a one hour window with a mile-long list of errands.
With two littles to buckle in and out of car seats and pack into a stroller or shopping cart, an hour is nothing.
But I managed to get to the post office, the bank, the pharmacy, the grocery store, one other quick errand, and a stop at the mini-jeep for a two-minute pretend ride with Levi. And I did it all within the space of an hour.
To say I was thrilled is an understatement.
I floated out of there feeling like superwoman.
We tore around that mall like it was nobody’s business. I swear it was made for me, and women like me, to make a dent in our lists while not completely losing our sanity.
My days of browsing for belts and earrings are few and far between these days… but words cannot express how awesome it is to send mail, pick up milk, and fill a prescription all in one building.
Hooray for the mall. It may not be beautiful or inspiring, but is sure is practical.
Q for you: Have your “must have” components for a good mall changed since becoming an adult? (Or a parent?)
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