Parents·Updated on Mar 30, 2020. Posted on Apr 2, 201715 Things You'll Only Understand If You're A Small-Town Mom#smalltownmomby Krista TorresBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You usually try to lump all your trips into the city together to make the drive worth your while. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MTV Like, if your kid has a doctor's appointment, you might as well hit up the mall while you're there. 2. You have learned to always have at least a half tank of gas at all times. coach_leigh_ann / Via instagram.com And probably a spare can in your vehicle (just in case). 3. It's always been pretty easy to find a babysitter because you have several relatives nearby. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF WE tv Or neighbors who are pretty much like relatives. 4. You totally shop at Walmart. c_ekim / Via instagram.com Hey, it's the closest thing to you and it has everything you need. 5. There are always garage sales. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Nickelodeon And the whole town usually knows about them. 6. Your family usually gets dinner at the local pizza place at least twice a month. instagram.com / Via iknownothingcosplay It’s one of the three dining-out options you have. 7. And whenever you go anywhere, you always run into other moms you know. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TBS Because of course you do. 8. If your kids have a playdate, it's always at the same place. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF E! What? There's only one park in town. 9. At least two of your other mom friends have a partner who drives a truck. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @mzheatherwraps808 Or they drive a truck themselves. 10. You don't have to take your kids to the zoo to see a bunch of natural wildlife. worksmarternothardermom / Via instagram.com I mean, come on, you drive by deer and cows every day. 11. You have mastered dirt-road driving with kids. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC Hey, it's super scary at first. 12. Your kid is so used to your small town that when you go to "the city" they think you're traveling to some distant land. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney If you're being honest, they're pretty much right. 13. You feel like your kid is safe if they run down the street to play at the neighbors. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF SNL It's one of the best perks. 14. Your kids will likely go to high school with the same classmates they had in kindergarten. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TBS And be on the same sports teams. 15. Which means you'll be able to build the best bond with all your mom friends throughout the years. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF STX Entertainment Small-town mom BFFs for life.