I know Wed. is supposed to be wordless, but I need to explain this picture...Why do stores put crap like this at the register?!! Do you know how impossible it makes the world for we with toddlers? This thing, which I think is a clever idea, costs $12 and is right in front of the register. The Little Man grabs it and starts to play with it. Now, my choice is...buy it to keep him from melting down, or take it away from him and watch the meltdown ensue. I just couldn't bring myself to pay $12 for this...so bring on the waterworks...So, I found myself cursing the marketing folks for forcing me to make these kinds of decisions on a daily basis. I can't buy everything the kiddos get there hands on just to keep them from losing it, right? I mean, I am right here, aren't I???
(for the record, I would have taken a pic. of this thing with my phone, but it was impossible to drag two screaming toddlers away from it and take a pic)