Parenting Life Hack #28.

If you stop at the store and need to run in for just a second to grab spaghetti sauce, and you really don’t want to take your three and five year olds into the store, but you are afraid that if you leave them in the car alone that someone will notice them and call the police or child protective services . . . . . Simply give each child a cigarette before you leave them. This tends to shift people’s attention from the fact that you left them alone in the car.