Latest Activity


Our Blog

Klairs Skincare Products You Need for Better Skin in 2020

Korean skincare is one of the most sought-after beauty techniques these days. There are many ways to ensure radiant and glowing skin and Korean companies like Dear, Klairs have made products…

Outdoor-Themed Valentine's Day Date Ideas

There’s nothing better than being out in nature. The smell of pine, the crunch of leaves under your hiking boots, the feeling of accomplishment you get when you finally summit the mountain you’ve been climbing all day—there’s no better…


merkaela wellness subscription box


Learn More About the MightyFix One Simple Change Each Month>


With my son's schedule changes this school year (they are starting at a much earlier time than last year), I've been working through changes in my own schedule. I recognize that I am lucky enough to work for a company that allows me to adjust my working schedule within their broader business hours, as well as work from home.

My commute this morning consisted of my bringing my son to school and then heading back home to my office to start my work day. The whole thing - house to school to house again - took about 15 minutes. And that time is way less than my normal morning commute.

How long is my normal morning commute? I really don't know, but I know it is a lot longer than 15 minutes. It honestly depends on what day of the week it is, where there may be construction and if there are any traffic accidents. On a good day, I would say it is about a 40 minute drive and a 10 minute walk.

My commute used to be much longer - well over an hour when I was pregnant and living with my Mom and Step-Dad while my husband was working in another state. And at another time of my life, it used to be a lot shorter - 20 minutes when my husband and I were working at the same company and carpooled in together.

I hadn't given much thought to my commute these days until I read this article saying that the average 30-minute commute has been a thing for almost 2,000 years. Old cities like Rome were really only a few miles wide at their heyday - perfectly walkable in about 30 minutes. It is interesting to think about all the population and technology growth that has kept that commuting average the same, and what might be on the horizon to change it (hopefully for the better).

By the time my son is out in the working world, will he have a faster way to get to work? Or will he even need to go into an office? I don't know, but for now, I will continue to appreciate the days I am free from the car and can do more with my time.

How long is your morning commute? Tell me the average number in the comments.

Views: 11


You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

© 2020   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service