After lunch, we headed back home to run errands. Went to Target to pick up a few household staples. The boy asked if he could buy some toys, but we told him we weren’t buying any more toys until his birthday, but he could look for things to put on his wish list.
He insisted that he get some toys, so when we were in the store, busy daddy tried distracting him, while I ticked off some more birthday present items. The boy is suddenly interested in remote control vehicles, and he found one that he really wanted. Busy daddy took the boy to Best Buy while I surreptitiously bought the car he wanted. I also picked up the Imaginext Ninja Warrior castle, which had been sold out the last time we were at Target.
All in all, a successful shopping trip with minimal whining or hassles.