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Why I Scare My Kids

Not only is it fun, but it’s also good for their health!

Boy laying on the ground with a mock scared look on his face.
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My kiddos love all things spooky, including a wholesome startle.

Recently, I discovered that “surprise scares” release happy hormones. I don’t need to worry that I’m scarring them for life–this is wellness!

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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst

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Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.