Want, Want, Want! Why I’m Taking a Cue From My Toddler


So, I want a new bag. More specifically I would like a tan colored bag that I can wear; lately I have really been wanting to be hands free.

After a little shopping around, I think I’ve found something I like. Now the problem is, how do I get it?

I don’t know how things run around your parts, but if I come home with a purchase over twenty dollars – I usually have some explaining to do. And unfortunately, said bag runs well over twenty dollars.

Don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining. I love my life; I just love buying clothes too, but my husband likes saving and worrying about tomorrow. He’s so silly.

I think I’ve come up with the perfect solution. I am going to take a page out of the kids’ book and ask for it five thousand times until Wizz has no option except to relent. It’s perfect.

I started the campaign yesterday, here is a little snippet of how I have been implementing my plan thus far:

Husband: “Hey babe, do you want me to grab Jax from the bus?”

Me: “Yeah, thanks. Oh and buy me that bag I want while you are at it. Thanks.”

Husband: “What time do you have to leave tonight?”

Me: “Well since you want me to go buy myself that bag, I need to leave around 5 pm.”

Me: “Can you grab a few things on your way home?”

Husband: “Sure, what do you need?”

Me: “Fresh rosemary, lemons, 2% milk, and that new bag I emailed you. Just pop over to the mall for that.”

I have high hopes for this plan. Kids are really successful with it, so I think I can harness some of their power and get what I want.

What do you think ladies? Do you employ any tactics to get what you want?




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