She would rush in to pick up her child so she could drive him two hours to the half way point between Broken Arrow and Oklahoma City. The half way point was the McDonalds on the turnpike.
Usually one of the parents had to wait for the other parent if there was heavy traffic or an accident on the turnpike. It was not unusual for this mom to wait an hour for the dad to show up.
Of course there was the two-hour car ride with the dad to his home on the other side of Oklahoma City. Anywhere from four to five hours was the switching time for this young elementary age child.
And then the whole thing would be repeated in two weeks. Mom was stressed all the time. The child was stressed. On many Fridays he would walk in the door after school and just slump down in a chair.
And then there is that long ride back again on Sunday. My whole weekend is spent riding in a car!
The pressures of launching and re-entry may feel as treacherous on the ground as they are in space travel. Flesberg Abingdon Press. Get free email ministry tips. Subscribe to the DC4K blog here. Having a backpack or travel bag prepared and at hand allows the child age appropriate to choose items of comfort to help occupy transition time.
IPad, iPod, tablet etc. Still the best and highly recommended is to develop conversational skills between parent and child.
Jack as always you right on target. Thanks for the great suggestions. I agree about the conversational skills and we might add continual relationship building.
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