There are days that I have a lot to do, and being that I'm a stay at home mommy, Eli goes everywhere with me.
I tend to feel guilty these days because there isn't time for a lot of one on one interaction, or "his" time.
However, I try to make it really really fun still.
Here is how.
The bank has cookies. He likes the bank.
The post office has tons of boxes to run up to and sometimes they open...very fun...and the echo, well, what kid doesn't love an echo?!
The Grocery store has free balloons and sometimes a second cookie (hey, don't judge me).
And the infamous rack of Hotwheel cars which Eli goes crazy for.
I don't make it a habit to get him one each time. In fact, I say no more than I say yes...
but he still loves seeing them.
If we have to do a lot of running around, I pack snacks, turn up fun tunes and we sing and move our shoulders to the beat. I remind him that even though it isn't about him...we can still have a great time.
We march everywhere...one.two.three.four...one.two.three.four...ATTENTION!
We pretend there are hungry bears and we have to hide behind things and talk in a whisper....
We scavenge for fun things along the way.
...yellow cars, big bird, fire truck...
So how do you do errands with your little one in tow?