Without Kids : Try couple of dresses & Scratch your head for an hour thinking what to wear.Do your hair and makeup for hoursss , Grab your phone,keys , handbag and get going.
With Kids : First dress your kids,give them some snacks to eat,go pick whichever dress you find in the first row.If there’s alot of time ,then do your makeup and hair in 10minutes. Go check the diaper of your kids if it’s need a change.Grab your handbag,wait handbag????I mean Diaper bag in one hand,lift your kid with other and get going.
Without Kids : You make a note of things you need to buy in a paper before you leave the house.
With Kids : Never make this mistake of writing your list in a paper.You see your List ripped or eaten.
Without Kids : Get into the car, play some nice loud music of your choice,enjoy the drive, park the car , get out of the car, walk through the store.
With Kids : Strap your kids into a car seat,give some toys to play.Get into the car ,Play some music , i mean “RHYMES” so that your child sits calmly through out the drive.On arriving, park the car,unstrap your child,grab a shopping cart, place him in the cart and walk through the store.
Without Kids : You can walk anywhere and every corner of the mall.
With Kids : DO NOT !!! I repeat DO NOT walk infront of the toy stores.If you walk by accidentally , you are never coming back home . I don’t know why they purposely put the toy stores in the middle of the mall leaving us with no choice.
Without Kids : After 1 hour you are done with your shopping.
With Kids : It’s been 2 hours and you din’t buy a single thing which is on your list.
Without Kids : Wait in line for checkout,swipe your card and done.
With Kids : There’s always a big line and you have to wait for atleast 10-15 minutes and when it’s your turn to checkout ,either your kid wants to pee/poop or he runs outside the store.
Without Kids : Exit the door with some shopping bags in both your hands.walk calmly to the car,get in and back home.
With Kids : Your kids never wants to go back home with their empty hands, he say he wants “guii” and you don’t know what that means.He won’t explain and starts screaming guii guii louder and louder & You left with no other choice than to pick him up with one hand and shopping bags in your other hand.walk quickly towards car,strap your kids and back home.