Just as we walk in and head to the cart rack at the entrance to the store, two punk kids with scary masks over their heads start acting up. Abby has a
I just kind of rolled my eyes at the punks and hurried to our cart, figuring I could calm her down once we were out of their sight...
...until they started chasing Caleb.
He was screaming, she was screaming, and I had had enough. I spun around and fussed at the boys, saying, "Can you please stop?! You're scaring my kids!"
They both thought that was hysterical, although one of the boys did take his mask off. The other one continued being obnoxious as I hurried away as fast as I could with two terrified children clinging to me.
The worst part? We were right in front of layaway, where several Walmart employees watched without doing anything. They're just as bad as the kids, if not worse!
We stay away from haunted houses, costume shops, and even the Halloween aisle to avoid these types of meltdowns. I should be able to get my cart without having my kids freaked out.
Can you tell I'm still a little put off by all of this?!