I learned today why so many people try to avoid taking their children shopping with them, especially once they become too big to strap in a pushchair, or strap in the seat of the trolley. Shopping trips become very exhausting when you're accompanied by a "helpful" child.
Yep, that's right, Mam and I took Shireen - Mam's Goddaughter, who's home from school for the Easter holidays, and visiting my Mam with her Mam - shopping with us today. It's been a long morning!
They say you learn something new every day. So, the lesson for today is...
If at all possible, avoid going shopping with a child you can't strap in to a pushchair or trolley.