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Here’s What You Should Do While Going Shopping With Your Child
Shopping is something that gives me immense pleasure. But going shopping with my hyperactive kid like Pihu is a very difficult task. I remember the first time I went on a shopping spree with Pihu. I was so tired of saying sorry to all the salesman as she kept running in the stores without looking anywhere. And things kept falling here and there.
I realised that I had to find a solution so that I can continue to shop. So below are the things that I do while shopping with this little girl.
1. I plan to reach the mall at 11:00 a.m. The main reason is that I hate waiting for trial rooms. Secondly, I get a chance to explore the store without any hustle-bustle. So if you have a kid, make sure you reach the mall early!
2. I wake up early the day I want to go shopping and wake up my daughter too. I feed her a heavy breakfast so that she stays in a good mood. Hunger makes her and any kid cranky, so I feed her well. Feed your child well before you take her shopping.
3. I carry a box of snacks along for my little girl. I pack her favourite snacks like makhana, biscuits, etc. so that when I am busy trying out things she can eat them. While taking your little one out, don’t forget to pack her favourite snacks.
4. I carry candy sticks like a lollipop as it keeps her busy for a longer time. I feel it’s okay to spoil children sometimes. We worry so much but sometimes, we should let our children indulge. Let your child have his favourite candy, it’s okay!
5. I set a reminder for lunch time. While shopping, I don’t get hungry, thirsty or anything. But since I have a kid, so I make sure she eats on time.
6. Always carry a lightweight stroller with you, especially if your kid is not a shopping enthusiast.
I let her roam in the kids” section where she sometimes tries some dresses, shoes, etc., letting me know that she wants it. I keep it in front of her and at the billing counter remove whatever I don’t like and she doesn’t come to know about it till we reach home. So yes, as parents we need to play smart.
These are a few things that I try while going shopping with my kids. Try these tricks – I hope these will work for you!