I can remember when online shopping first started; yes I’m that old! I embraced it and enjoyed the changes it made to my birthday and Christmas shopping. When I moved out I enjoyed online food shopping and not having to spend my weekends in supermarkets. Over the years my online shopping has changed. Working from home it’s nice to get out and about now and a visit to the shops is sometimes welcome. Sometimes our purchases also need to be researched before making a commitment to buy. Going to physically see something is sometimes the better option than having to send something back in the post if it isn’t what you expected.
Online shopping is very beneficial when you have a child with autism. If we need to go to the shops we tend to do this when Ethan is as school. This is the same if we need to run errands. If I’m not busy with work this doesn’t cause a problem but when I’m busy I automatically turn back to the ease and convenience of online shopping.
Recently I stated to look into the benefits of using an online pharmacy and I discovered The Independent Pharmacy. Between having children and getting older we do regularly purchase more medication than we ever used too. Our local pharmacy isn’t that easy to get to due to the lack of available parking. This can cause distress for Ethan. The pharmacy in our local supermarket it always busy with a long waiting time for anything. Ethan and waiting doesn’t mix at all.
Using an online pharmacy takes away all of Ethan’s stresses. This means that when I have done the shopping, run all the errands and still forgot to get myself some hayfever tablets. I know I can order them at The Independent Pharmacy. This online pharmacy also offers you the chance to seek medical advice like you would at a normal pharmacy or doctors office. It is always advisable to seek medical advice when looking at purchasing any medicine.
With our order placed all we have to do is wait for delivery without any stressful situations being created.
DISCLOSURE – This post is in collaboration with The Independent Pharmacy.