Paid PostPosted on Jul 8, 201610 Reasons Back-To-School Shopping Season Is Even Better As An AdultMom might not be paying for everything anymore, but Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has your back.by NordstromBrand PublisherLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail For kids, the end of summer can feel like the end of the world. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via reactiongifs.com It was great; now it's over. Sorry. And shopping isn't even fun because they know it means they're going back to school. Thinkstock Prepare yourself for lots of child tears. On the other hand, being an adult during this time is AWESOME! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via yourreactiongifs.tumblr.com 1. You reap all the benefits and don't even have go to class. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC / Via google.com Nope. 2. Or wear dorky uniforms. Thinkstock Thank god. 3. You can buy whatever you want without having to ask your mom for permission. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed 4. Which means you can literally wear whatever you want, whenever you want. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures / Via hercampus.com Ya know, as long as it's SFW. 5. You also don't have to deal with anyone pulling at your clothes to make sure they fit right. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via spockzy.tumblr.com "MOM! They fit FINE!" 6. Or yelling at you to hurry up right outside of the dressing room door. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Via fourfour.typepad.com 7. Also, most families wait until the last possible moment to go shopping, so you can snag all the good stuff before it's gone. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via forgifs.com Finders keepers, losers weepers. 8. And by "good stuff" we mean "shoes." Thinkstock 9. Most importantly, back-to-school shopping means even grown-ups get stuff on sale. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed 10. And as we all know, discounts are like candy to adults. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is right around the corner. Get your hands on brand-new arrivals at discounted prices only from 7/22–8/7.