When I was a kid, the very most we did for St. Patrick’s Day was wear green. That way, the kid standing behind me at lunchtime couldn’t pinch me. St. Patrick’s Day is far more involved than that. Parents are now pretending to be leprechauns, leaving clues that the little green man has visited their home. We’re just a few days from Easter, which comes with its own set of expectations, and Kristen Howerton, a blogger for The Huffington Post, wants all of us to take the holidays down a notch. I agree. Check out her plea.