When they arrived home, both of them had bags of loot. They emptied their "treasures" on the table and there was an array of cards, lollipops, kid tattoos, and candy. Lots and lots of candy.
Really? I mean, come on. It's Valentine's Day. Not Halloween. Why is everyone giving out candy? I sent my kids off with their cards. I didn't buy candy. Back during my school days, I received cards. There was no candy. It was just cards and maybe something from my parents that did not involve food.
And while I am on my rant - I am also that mom that does not give out goody bags at birthday parties. I mean. Really. Again. Come on. Why am I giving a bag of
So I will continue to send my kids to school with plain old cards on Valentine's Day. And I will continue to NOT give out goody bags at my kid's birthday party. And that's that.
|Aidan and Maddie with their "loot"|