Until now, I never...
Scootered Back and Forth to School

Mama Scooter

Standing out it not something I thrive on, or even feel that comfortable with.  But I suppose, being as tall as I am, it is sometimes unavoidable.  And when I ride my big white and green ‘Mama Scooter‘ around, people tend to notice.

My kids love it when I ride that thing, and it’s super fun to ride, so when they begged me to ride it to school both ways, how could I say no?  We cross a busy street as we go, and I’m like a mama duck trying to get her chicks safely across, so there’s a pretty big audience there.  Then we coast down a big hill the rest of the way to school, along with all of the other kids and parents making their way, so lots of looks there as well.  Miles, who is on his scooter too, loves this part of the ride and does extra jumps and tricks.  I, on the other hand, just smile, and say good morning, and try to act natural.  So when I ran into my friend making her way back up the hill, she said, “Wow, you look so cute riding that!”  I blurted back, “And super cool too, right?”  Of course I do…