Holiday Shopping Madness

The holiday shopping madness has already begun. Today I went to Target to pick up a few things for our trip this week, and I could already tell that the season had started. People were crabby, inconsiderate, and all over the place. What is it about shopping during this time of year that brings out the worst in people? I went to the store knowing that I would have to park far away, wait in line, and make my way through the crowd just to get a few toiletries. Doesn’t everyone realize that? I was ok with it, the world wasn’t going to stop because it took me 15 extra minutes in Target. I just don’t think it’s necessary to ram your cart into the lady pushing two kids because she’s not moving fast enough for you. Excuse me would be fine, really. Then as we were walking to the car, some crazy person almost ran over Will. Literally. He fell and instead of waiting for the three seconds it would take me to get him up, she decided to speed right by. The only problem was that she didn’t cut her wheel enough and I had to dive on top of him to prevent her from running over his hand. He was fine, but he was scared. A couple of people ran over to make sure he was ok, which was nice, but I think it scared him even more.

If you will be joining the masses this weekend, try to be patient and kind! I know we all want to save a little money on our holiday gifts, but remember that it’s not the gifts that this season is about. It’s about love and kindness and being grateful for what you have.So smile at the cashier working 12 hour days to provide a great Christmas for her kids, let the mom with all the kids cross the street without mowing her down, tip your server well, and be nice to other shoppers:)

Until our next adventure,
Moving Mommy

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I LOVE Target!

I went to Target today, mostly because I wanted to get out of the house, but also to pick up some things for vacation. I always look in the dollar spot right when you walk in the door, because I’ve found some really great, really cheap things there in the past. I’m going to be home preschooling the twins next year and I need to start stocking up on supplies but everything is so expensive! I’ve been picking up a few things here and there, but I don’t have much other than my usual sensory supplies. Right now they have a ton of teaching supplies in the dollar spot; Flash cards, workbooks, books, planners, etc. I got all of this for less than $20!

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The workbooks are letters and counting, but they also had higher level math and reading comprehension as well. I bought my older son a multiplication workbook and a short chapter book. I know each Target has a different selection in that area, but they usually have the same general theme, so check it out if you are in need of preschool supplies!

Until our next adventure,
Moving Mommy