We don't know what will happen at the Redwood City location, but it's clear that the store is changing. Discount signs were posted all over the store and there was a long checkout line that reminded me of holiday shopping.
One of my favorite memories from Babies R Us was when our son was a little over a week old. My parents came to help me while my husband went back to work. My mom wanted to make sure I was comfortable taking baby out during the day. So, one of the first things we did when she arrived was to run some errands, including a stop at Babies R Us. I don't remember what we bought, but I remember it feeling like a successful outing. Babies R Us had a comfortable place for me to nurse and change baby. I knew I could simply buy anything that I accidentally left at home. And I wasn't worried about whether baby became fussy at checkout because most of the other shoppers were parents who knew the challenges of shopping with a new baby.
I don't remember shopping at Toys R Us or Babies R Us very often, but I do remember this trip and the confidence it gave me. I knew I would be able to take our newborn out and meet other new parents when my parents returned home. I found a comfortable place where I could nurse, change baby's diaper and pick up a couple of necessities before continuing with our day. And, for that, I am very thankful for Babies R Us.
Do you have any favorite memories from Toys R Us or Babies R Us?