This time of year, it’s really hard to be cooped up inside when the weather is so nice and warm, birds are chirping and…*tweet tweet* hey look at that bird!…boy it’s sunny out there, maybe I’ll go wash my car…oh wait, what was I doing again? Oh right!..It’s really hard to avoid distractions with so much activity going on during the summertime.
You heard it folks, Apple broke off its exclusivity with AT&T and released the iPhone to Verizon customers in early February 2011. With such a product release, big lines are sure to follow.
Apple isn’t the only company capable of creating such a buzz, however. The newest products and innovations from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and various other merchants have caused crowds to line up for what seems like miles.
As a parent, shopping with your kids can be a frustrating and exhausting experience. When your child is not crying for this thing or that thing, they are sneaking things into the cart or making a big mess in the aisle. Here are some tips to keep things under control and create not just a tolerable experience, but also an enjoyable and fruitful one for both you and your child while doing the shopping:
Create a Game Plan Beforehand
Do you smell that? That’s the smell of fall! And with that smell comes all the fun things you get to do in October like planning Halloween festivities, putting together an intricate and spooky costume that even your own kids won’t recognize you in, and scaring your in-laws with a huge Jack-O-Lantern carved like a creepy ghoul or ghost. And perhaps the best part is all of the goodies floating around offices and in everyone’s homes!
October is a really fun and exciting time of year but if you are unprepared and don’t plan ahead, Halloween can quickly turn into a nightmare (pun intended).