Age of Awareness
Published in

Age of Awareness

Do American Kids Ever Get to Go to a Store Alone?

The joy of watching kids choose treats in a village shop

Image by Oberholster Venita from Pixabay

Watching children choose candy and other treats in the local village shop is the best perk of being a volunteer shopkeeper. My favorite is when they wander in without adults, a fist full of cash, ready for some serious comparison shopping.




Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn | Tune in at | Connecting 500k+ monthly readers with 1,200+ authors

Recommended from Medium

It’s Going Home Again That Hurts

Tips to Help You Land a Remote Tech Job

Contemplating the Complex Contradictions of Death

From the Projects to Prosperity

7 Ways to Get Over the Monotony of Working From Home

Idiotic Things You Shouldn’t Have to Tell the Dentist

Young woman with braces on her teeth

What Elon Musk Haters Should Know Before Throwing Stones Toward Him

Elon Musk’s photo

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Mary DeVries

Mary DeVries

The older I get, the less I know. That won’t stop me from writing about everything and anything under the sun. Join me in delighting and despairing about life.

More from Medium

The Students Nearly Ate Me Alive on My First Day as a Substitute Teacher

I Found Out One of My Friends Was a Book-Banner

What My 10 Year Old Taught Me About Grief

I Struggled to Find My Tribe as an Immigrant in America