Getting Your Kids McDonald’s

Why is that even a thing?

Photo by Meghan Hessler on Unsplash

It’s late, and you’re not in the mood to cook. After asking your kids what they want to eat, you park your car at the fast-food chain with the big yellow arches — You’re getting your kids McDonald’s.

When did “getting [your kids] McDonald’s” become a thing? Was it when they introduced Happy Meals back in 1979? They weren’t the first to offer kids…



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Frederik Verhagen

Frederik Verhagen


Stay-at-home father and dork who writes about creativity, science fiction, and little discoveries in life. 🔗