Traveling with young children presents plenty of challenges. Do you have enough snacks? Are your kids eating the snacks, and not just cramming them up their noses or spilling them directly onto the upholstery? Can you reach the toys they keep dropping on the floor every three seconds, even though you beg them to please, please stop dropping their toys?
You’d think stopping for a bite to eat would be a welcome break from the travel blues, but stopping the car means stopping at the potty, and that presents a set of challenges all its own.
Taking kids into a public restroom can be a pretty unpleasant experience, but one Kansas mom, Tiffany Miller, found out that it doesn’t always have to be.
On a recent car trip, Miller found herself in a situation all parents can relate to.
She was far from home, trying to coax an unwilling three-year-old to use the potty.
You know the age-old dilemma: Do you try to force your freaked-out kid to go, or do you skip the tantrum and risk her leaking something far worse than Hawaiian Punch on the carseat later?
Miller got an unexpected answer, which she wrote about on .
So, do you suppose the incident made an impression on the little girl?
It sure sounds like it!
Miller’s post has been shared on Facebook 7,800 times, and its clearly made an impression on citizens of the Internet, too!
Read more: http://twentytwowords.com/mom-writes-note-to-a-stranger-about-kindness-in-an-unlikely-place/