Being a kid should be a time of rainbow-flavored lollipops and unicorn-filled dreams, so we all know the devastation that ensues when something ruins this Candyland-inspired existence.

Like, you know, losing a balloon.

Watch this sad compilation of kids experiencing firsthand the tragedy of loss when they can't hold onto their balloons.

The good news is kids have memories that go back about as far a telecommuter's ride to work. The tears will stop once they go home and Mom and Dad throw them in front of the TV to watch an episode of 'Doc McStuffins.'

Of course, tragedy will strike once again when they realize the DVR cut off the show before the episode ends.