12/14/2012 12:43 pm ET Updated Dec 14, 2012

17 Stress-Less Ways To Shop With The Kids In Tow

Let's face it: Toddlers and shopping malls go together about as well as mom jeans and stilettos. Shopping with little kids in tow often isn't pretty -- especially during the busy holiday season -- but sometimes it's unavoidable. Take heart: By following these before- and during-the-trip tips, you can survive shopping with your kids and keep your sanity -- and your kiddo's spirit -- intact.

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