It’s an adventure. It’s torture. It’s educational. For some it’s an addiction. For me, it’s sometimes therapeutic. When it isn’t torture that is.  I used to enjoy wandering around stores and malls. Then I became a mum and for some reason that ruined it for me. I became a stay at home mum after Thing 2 came along. When you have two littles with you in a retail environment you have to be prepared to change your plans at the drop of a hat, or soother as it may be. The tantrum moment happened once only. They never tried that again…

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