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An Open Thank-You Letter to Things that Have Made My Life Easier

Dear inventors, marketers, creators, designers, and forward-thinkers: I am sure that when you designed certain things you had a large target population in mind and maybe never even considered how convenient and revolutionary your design would be for a busy mom of young children. So I would like to take a moment and thank you for the following things that have made my life so much easier and helped me maintain my sanity in the midst of motherhood. The day Starbucks created a drive-thru window Oh Happy, Happy, Happy Day. I cannot even tell you how having a drive thru at your beautiful barista shops have been a source of strength and sanity for me. Before you opened your drive thru I tried a few times to get my tall, skinny, decaf, non-fat caramel latte with a baby carrier on one arm and a purse on the other and it was quite the balancing act. It seemed like quite a lot of work to haul baby and carrier out of the car, into the cold, across the parking lot, all for a cup of coffee