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It's not to say that EVERY SINGLE shopping trip with your kid or kids is a living nightmare, but it's probable.

When your kids are little, there's no such thing as "popping out" to any kind of store. It's often a desperate, unpredictable, stress-filled quest. And, I tend to think most parents have been through this sanity-testing obstacle course at least once or twice or thirty times.

Here's a side-by-side look at grocery shopping with and without your little one.

Kids can make the simplest task in life into quite a hair-graying adventure, that's for sure. "Clean up on aisle 9, again."

HTBAD is a paid contributor to Clorox’s SpinCycle, helping you navigate the messiness of parenthood.