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Who Says You Have To Grow Up?

Many times we find ourselves wishing to be older, wiser, and have our selves together. But it's important sometimes to just stop and smell the flowers and enjoy the age you are. And if you are 25 and still find yourself watching Disney movies and drinking chocolate milk well just know that that is alright.

Who Says You Have To Grow Up?

Your childhood is the best time of your life right? So why grow up, why not hold on to it as long as you can. People are in too big of a hurry to grow up. You really only get a grace period of 18 years to be a kid to make the most of that, but just because you are over 18 does not mean that you have to let go of your young spirit.

When you eat dinner it is okay to drink a Capri sun sometimes instead of a glass of wine, chicken nuggets instead of steak, and eat any dessert without worrying about the calories. Just because you grow older doesn't mean your food has too. The fact that some restaurants have age limits on kids menus is just bogus. They are afraid that people are just ordering off of it to catch a good deal, but in fact, most just want some mac 'n' cheese or chicken nuggets.

Finding fun in everyday life as an adult can be hard. So who cares what people think, live life like a five-year-old, don't worry about what other people think. Sometimes it's nice to let lose especially as you grow up and find yourself dealing with bills, work, and daily obstacles. Ever heard of adult coloring books, there is a reason why they exist. They can be super relaxing and fun for those times you just need a break, but still, want to keep busy.

Another common childhood activity can be playing — or in this case — walking in the park. Just getting outdoors and enjoying yourself outside can optimize your mood and bring out your inner child. Maybe while you're at the park bring a buddy and have a swinging contest to see who can swing the highest.

One of the biggest childhood activities that adults 100% can and should partake in is napping. Who said that you can't take a nap. Naps are so relaxing and necessary sometimes when you are having a long, exhausting day. Trust me, there is nothing better than coming home on a cold and rainy day and just stretching out in your warm comfy bed. Isn't it funny how as kids we hated napping, now as adults that is all we want to do during our busy days?

Don't get me wrong, being an adult has its perks, we can drive, stay up all night, and not go to school every day. But shout out to everyone under 18 reading this, don't be in such a hurry to grow up. The real world will be there waiting for you when you get there

So to everyone reading this, ages 5 to 100, enjoy the age you are, eat that cake, drink that chocolate milk, swing on that swing, take that nap, and never let go of your inner child. It'll make life only that more interesting.

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