Thank you Jenna Keehnen for this great tip:
Helpful Tip: Nothing can ruin an outing like uncooperative children, misbehaving pets and lost car keys! I have found that our outings and really our whole days are better when some of the preparations are done the night before. Making a peanut and honey sandwich can take minutes alone… or seemingly forever with a 1 year old and 3 year old tugging at your pants leg. Making our lunches and snacks the evening before, along with gathering our diaper bag, car toys and the next day’s clothing can really cut your aggravation down and ensure that your fun day out starts with the right attitudes!
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