Pick when to host your Halloween costume trying on sessions carefully. While some kids love nothing more than trying on new goodies and modeling them around the kitchen, others are a little trickier, especially the toddler set. Make sure the nap has been banked, dinner eaten, and all daytime frustrations handled, because otherwise you’ll be looking at a whole mess of this come try on time:

1. Because I need to scream into this mirror

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2. Because I don’t want to be a stupid pirate after all

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(photo: heartlandart)

3. Because I’d rather try on this coat

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(photo: Scott Hermann)

4. Because I’d rather endanger myself in the street

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(photo: tataAnne)

5. Because I actually don’t want to wear any clothes right now

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6. Because I don’t want to take these off

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(photo:  carrier)

7. Because why does he get to be the fireman?

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8. Because doggy doesn’t have a costume

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(photo:  Rhelynn)

9. Because I don’t want to wear this parttoddlerhalloween9

(photo: MrsBR00KSTER)

10. Because I fell

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(photo: abbybatchelder)