I have a 14 month old and for short spurts of time when we are out of the house, grocery or clothes shopping, I will let him out of his stroller to run around.
Occasionally he'll knock things down, but I pick them up. Mostly he just runs up to people and smiles at them, waves, babbles, or stares at them. Most people smile, say "how cute", or engage him directly, a couple will give the half smile and continue on.
Should I keep him in his stroller/cart all the time? or is letting him out for short periods ok?
Answer by yummy_mommy89 at 10:07 AM on Apr. 14, 2010
Answer by NorahSethsMommy at 9:14 AM on Apr. 14, 2010
That is kinda irritating. It's one thing to let him hold your hand or walk beside you. But letting him run wild in the store isn't polite. Especially if he is knocking things over. I'm willing to bet some of the people smiling and saying 'how cute' are just being polite and biting their tongues. Ive done it lots of times to spare feelings. Make your trips shorter, bring another adult with you to help, or leave him at home if he wont stay in the stroller or hold your hand..
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