I never thought I’d become one of those parents that stuck candy in their kid’s face whenever they were getting too noisy in public and yet… here we are! I have a huge bag of dum dums that I carry around for any given emergency situation like stopping a tantrum, bribing for good behavior, or just a cure for boredom at the store. The best babysitter!
Sure it’s sticky and one giant dose of sugar but what else to do you keep your toddler quiet in the grocery store/doctor’s office/church/DMV? I’ve got a few extra if you need one. I’ll probably offer you one if your kid is having a hard time and we’re in the grocery line together. Oh. And be sure to bring along a pack of wipes of course for clean up. This babysitter’s a sticky one.
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