"Um, pleased to announce Owen [age 2], Grant [age 2 mo.s], and I performed a circus act at the grocery store today! With toy balls flying left and right down isles, while waving and yelling hi & chatting with every person we saw - courtesy of Owen, I then proceeded to knock over an entire Thanksgiving display with the cart and boxes went flying everywhere. We then somehow spilled the bag of grapes at checkout stepping on half of them while paying. Ran into a cement post on our way out... And realized we got charged for something we never got, all to make a second trip back into the store... Getting home to realize we really did get that thing I thought we never got. Hm. Some days I wonder...... ;)"
In the comments, I officially welcomed her from the stage of being a cute mom to being the frenzied, publicly humiliated mom that most experienced mothers become sooner or later. If I didn't reach that point earlier, I certainly reached it when #4 was an infant. Halfway through my shopping list, and with a very full cart, #4 began wailing in Wal-Mart. She wouldn't calm down for anything, so I went to the ladies' changing rooms to nurse her. There I encountered an attendant who told me the changing rooms weren't for nursing mothers. The baby's crying underscored the tears I could feel coming, which softened the attendant's heart and she finally offered me a room at the
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