I Miss Being a Kid

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    Where are my crayons?

    I want a god damn juice box! And for heaven's sake can I please watch looney tunes and nap with all my stuffed animals!!! Finals are terrible things!
    bbybleu bbybleu
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 13, 2015

    I was swinging in my backyard

    when I suddenly fell on to the ground with a thud!....pained a lot but then I realised that I wasn't a child anymore...:'( anyone who experienced this...plz do reply..
    crazymeanagha crazymeanagha
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2015

    Sometimes I remember flash instances from my

    childhood and a very calm and assuring wave of feelings come with it attached. I think wow, that must be how it feels like being a kid.
    Gallantio Gallantio
    41-45, M
    Jan 30, 2016
    drawtothemax drawtothemax
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2015

    I wish I was three again.

    I want to be tucked into bed at night
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2015

    That moment when u act like ur all grown up

    but the little kid pops out of u Aunt: u want to watch frozen and lilo and stitch me : *laughs * psshh will there be juice and pop corn :>
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2015

    I do miss being a kid ,

    I had a great childhood compared to others I know and feel very privileged that I had a great upbringing in a beautiful country that sadly is no longer .I lived in africa until 1983 sadly in 1980 it got its first black government which brought it to its knees in 6 short months...
    nakednudist nakednudist
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    I miss waking up before anybody else

    and watching my Saturday morning cartoons. then I would make a big bowl of cereal with poptarts on the side
    sharichi sharichi
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    no one here is innocent anymore.

    I mish being a kid. I miss being carefree. I miss being happy.
    paperteardrops paperteardrops
    16-17, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    When I look at my daughter

    and she enjoys the smallest things, it makes me miss being a kid. Being innocent and forgetting whatever pain in seconds. I honestly miss being a kid.
    JessC12 JessC12
    26-30, F
    Apr 24, 2015

    My arms were so f*cking long

    though lmao. Wtf (pic attached)
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2016

    Life was so easy and I was full of art

    and joy and laughter. They say a child is born an artist and the trick is to stay an artist. I believe the inner child is the key to happiness
    toobealive toobealive
    26-30, F
    Sep 9, 2015

    People listened a lot more

    because everything you did was fascinating to the people who loved you. That wears off after graduation. Lol
    katariffik katariffik
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    I miss the days where what clothes you wore

    didn't matter, and how you looked didn't matter. I loved going to school just to have fun with my friends and learn how to count and read. I hate worrying about what others think. just by people's looks I know they're judging me and as a kid that wasn't even a worry in my head...
    hannahrose29 hannahrose29
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    children dont symbolize joy.

    .......only mishap
    deleted deleted
    Nov 5, 2015

    In times like these, I miss having no worries

    but when the right time it is to go outside and play lol
    143ily 143ily
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    I'm not ready for life.

    It's my last year of high school and I'm turning 18 in October. But I don't wanna be 18. My mom says she's moving out of state once I've into my apartment after highschool and I'm gonna be stuck with my dad and step mom out in the country. I just wanna go back to my years...
    NeighFlowers NeighFlowers
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    sometimes I watch my kids playing

    and something they do will transport me back in time because I can remember doing that same thing, I get a little pang that that part of me is finished then but its lovely to be part of my kids lives and watch them having those experiences for the first time
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    The innocence and carelessness.

    . The spirit of eternal childhood... I miss being that kid who did not give a damn about complexities in life... Who only cared about grades, tv shows, friends and books... Unlike now when you have people at work who depend on you....
    QueenCersei08 QueenCersei08
    31-35, F
    Jun 29, 2014

    Wasted my childhood being a nerd

    and being a good kid.
    LoganSurfing LoganSurfing
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2015

    Honestly I still am, I haven't grown up much.

    I'll always be a kid at heart (:
    Favoritejohnny Favoritejohnny
    18-21, M
    Feb 15, 2015

    I miss being a kid BC we would just go outside

    a play till we couldn't play anymore. kids today just want to be inside . my two get so mad BC I make go play out side.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2015

    I just want to quit all the teenage bullshit

    and be a kid again!! i miss going to the playground and being free but instead im here being sad , ignored ,and dont have time to myself.
    SebasF13 SebasF13
    22-25, M
    Mar 5, 2016

    Life was easier and I wasn't

    as sad as I am now most days.
    aliadele aliadele
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    No responsibilities, no care.

    I fight for sweets, I over use ‘that’s not fair’ I’m young, lively, and joyful indeed. That was me before I was a teen. I miss being a kid, Miss all the fun. Getting away with murder, Me and my toy gun. Oh I how I miss them days, My mother, would hold my hand and...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    41-45, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    Its crazy because I definitely didn't have the

    greatest childhood but I really do miss being a kid. Mainly just not having to worry about the future, or finances, or even my self image. When I was younger I didn't care about the things I do now. I wasn't self conscious about being small, I wasn't concerned really with my...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66
    22-25, F
    Sep 14, 2015

    I'm still a kid. But I miss being younger,

    not having to worry thinking about how many years I have left before in an adult. When I was like 10 I didn't even worry about it, because I had forever. Now I don't,
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    ....watching TOTP story of 1978 on the Obscure

    Cable Channel. Am 12 again. Brian & Michael singing 'Matchstalk Men' anyone??
    deleted deleted
    May 1, 2015

    I miss standing on my Uncle toes

    while he danced with me as a kid.
    BookDiva BookDiva
    36-40, F
    Jun 4, 2015

    I miss those days when pain can be cured by

    chocolate and ice cream...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 9, 2015

    My childhood was quite awesome to be honest

    despite spending more than a few years in foster homes and having some dark moments. It was great. I was the coolest kid I knew in some of the places I got to live at. My parents split up when I was 6 years old. In a way I made myself into a legend as a child and touched the...
    Orchards Orchards
    22-25, M
    May 12, 2015

    When I was younger, I'd put my arms in my shirt

    and tell people I lost my arms. I'd restart the video game when I knew I would lose. I would sleep with all the stuffed animals so none of them would get offended. I had that one pen with 6 colors and I tried to push all the buttons down at once. I poured my soda in the...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    Just remembering old times

    as a kid/teen, going for long bike rides with friends in and around our small town, spending entire days at the skatepark with all my good childhood friends, exploring abandoned buildings and climbing all the roof tops downtown. i really miss the days i spent with my childhood...
    TomC93 TomC93
    22-25, M
    Jan 12, 2016

    I miss the days where I could wear stripes

    and poka-dots and no one would say anything, the days where makeup was something "grown ups" wore, the days my hair was washed and brushed, then I was good to go for the day, the days boys has cooties. Whatever happened to those days? People always told me I shouldn't rush...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    Couple weeks ago a kid told me I had the "voice

    of a father", suddenly I realized that the hardships I endured and the wisdom which I've gathered from them changed me. I'm not longer the wreckless kid I was, acting out my anger and pain, I had grown into someone much more complex, someone who misses his past yet embraces it.
    ConsciousExplorer ConsciousExplorer
    18-21, M
    Jul 4, 2015

    It's a fun day at work.

    Working a large truck today
    Aforesaidfriend Aforesaidfriend
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2016

    I had a great childhood.

    I remember crawling in bed and feeling completely safe. Sure, I worried about things, but never about the most important things like food, shelter, and safety. That's a freedom only children receive. I wish I could go back to that place in my life sometimes.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit
    46-50, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    I Miss the Simplicity of It All

    I miss the most important part of life being beating Super Mario or playing the latest in cool games like Donkey Kong Country and Chrono Trigger. I miss being so easily pleased by paperclips, rubberbands, and origami like paper planes. I miss having the energy that feels like it...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2007

    I loved being out exploring.

    seeing thimgs with young eyes. learning while playing. a strong imagination. my favorite was swinging on a swing set. pumping my legs to go hogher and higher. feeling the air rush through my hair. throwing my head back to the sky. it qas exciting and felt free. like flying...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 24, 2015

    i miss full house , saved by the bell

    and blossom.. i miss playing tag ..and acting stupid with my big bro.. i miss waking up on Saturday morning for cartoons .. i miss not being stressed.. i miss it when everything was pure and simple i miss laughing so hard .. i miss drawing happy faces i miss sleeping so deep...
    Rwnn Rwnn
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    In the 1970's when there was banana seat bikes

    and you recorded music off the radio and called it a , mixed tape .....:)
    tcross71 tcross71
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Apr 22, 2015

    Yeah, after all this kinky stuff

    that I absolutely love on myself and absolutely love to share, because I don't have to hide anything. How some people I also have a broken, sad, disappointed, hopeless and just fu*ked up heart. Now maybe some people will think "How could that be you're sad? You post just kinky...
    TheSubmissiveX TheSubmissiveX
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    Things were so much simpler back then.

    When my friends would show up unannounced we would run outside without exchanging pleasantries. We just went. Now when friends decide to surprise me with a visit I have to explain why I was vacuuming in just a man’s t-shirt and socks.
    TriciaW TriciaW
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    I miss those days when I use to actually go

    outside and hang out with my friends, now of days they are always spending time on there cellphones.
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    Anyone has a magic stick to make me a child

    again, i would really appreciate that (:
    umayyad umayyad
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jul 21, 2015
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