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12 Inevitable Struggles Of Volunteering For Your Kid's Event

Somehow it doesn't feel so...voluntary. Luckily snacks are ready to go, with Farm Rich!

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1. The saga starts when you're included on an email chain that asks you to bring something.

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"We could REALLY use some more desserts!!"

2. The night before you have to furiously bake or else bring something store-bought and risk other parents' judgment.

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It's hard to say which is worse.

3. Of course you don't have ingredients at home, so you have to drag all of your other kids along, kicking and screaming.

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It's easily a 20-minute trip from the door to the car.

4. And meanwhile a constant loop of all that you're not getting done at home or at work is running through your head.

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Your to-do list is getting longer every minute.

5. Once you're at the event, you expect that at least you'll get to spend quality time with your kid.

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DREAMS.

6. But you end up either embarrassing them...

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Ugh, reality.

7. ...or not seeing them at all.

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"Have fun with your friends! I'll be just be...here."

8. You have to make small talk with other parents whom you don't know very well.

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Discussing the weather cannot be avoided.

9. There's generally a huge amount of running around involved.

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You find yourself saying, "I'll just run and grab it!" approximately every five minutes.

10. At some point, you're always put in charge of something that you have no idea how to handle.

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Run a group activity? Um, sure!

11. And by the end of the event, everyone's fully exhausted.

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It was a long one.

12. But in spite of all the hard work, you know you'll do it again.

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Because you're just too good like that.

The struggle is real — but Farm Rich has your back. Enjoy quick and yummy Farm Rich snacks and kick back with the family. It just might be the best part of the day!

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