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Now that you’re a real adult, with real responsibilities,  some of those responsibilities include taking the young ones trick-or-treating.

It’s funny how when we were kids we never realized what a pain schlepping from house to house was for our parents. All we cared about was mapping out the neighborhood and hitting as many of the good houses as we could before it was time for bed – all while gorging ourselves on sugar.

Now it’s your turn, and instead of dragging your parents from house to house, you’re the one being dragged along for the trick-or-treat escapades. It’s exhausting.

Even if you don’t really like candy all that much, let’s be honest, you’re going to dig into the kid’s bags the second they fall asleep. READ MORE

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    The leaves are changing, the temperatures are dropping, and we have flipped our calendars to October. That means that Halloween is right around the corner! I have never been big fan of Halloween, but, as a parent, it is hard to escape.

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