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17 Times Parents Nailed It When Shopping With Kids

Learn from the pros.

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5. Choreographing the shopping experience.

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Looks like they had this planned before they got there.

7. Just stacking the kids around the boxes.

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Maybe they can figure out how to put together Ikea furniture.

8. Knowing that food is always the best distraction.

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Who's paying for this anyway?


10. Pulling the little ones behind you.

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Pull the kid, push the cart, repeat.


13. Creating a secret hideout for them.

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And telling them they have to be real quiet or it isn't a secret hideout.

14. Knowing three carts are better than one.

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The ringleader in the middle needed a pit stop at the Little Debbie section.

15. Turning the shopping cart into a mini playpen.

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You can use the basket for your grocery items.

16. Giving the kids their own baskets to pull.

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Just make sure to sneak out any unwanted toys they throw in.

17. Letting the older kids chill on the bottom shelf.

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Hey, maybe someone will buy them.