18 Things You Did As A Child That Would Horrify You If Your Kids Did Them

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Remember baking your skin in the sun for hours everyday? Good times.

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Listen, there definitely WAS sunscreen when we were kids. But our parents just didn’t really use it very often, did they? We had tan lines for days, pretty much all year long. And don’t get us started on the sunburns! Did your mom ever tell you it was OK to burn at the beginning of the summer, because it set your base color? No? Just us? Cool. Kids walked around red as lobsters and peeling like snakes all summer long. Skin cancer, schmin schmancer! These days, we slather our kiddos in the highest SPF we can find and reapply every 30 minutes, even when it’s cloudy and cold.

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