I Want to Be a Kid Again

For those who wish they were a kid again. 698 People

    At almost 23, I feel old.

    I look back at the plot of land where my school used to be and I cry, every single time. Becoming a mother at 19 was not easy, and now, four short years later, I'm married and a mother of two. Even though the childhood I had was not the greatest, I find myself wanting to go...
    Tsukikosan Tsukikosan
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    Me too! I still act like a kid.

    I'm goofy/silly, like reading kid books. I am sometimes mischievous. I'm random, and have a good sense of humour. I like to run around outside and feel the sun on my face.
    4EverBlissful 4EverBlissful
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2014

    I Still Am..

    But I'm getting closer and closer to 18... And people are expecting more and more out of me... And they are letting me become my own person.. Which is great in some ways.....  But in other ways I hate it.  I have moments where I wish I was a kid... being a kid is safe...
    Debunkifyme Debunkifyme
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2010

    Where to begin.......

    my childhood sucked and I wasn't really aloud to be a kid....my decisions were made for me by a stepmom and I was allowed no room for error. .....I was forced to grow up fast. Im currently 25, have custody of my 4 almost 5 yr old son, live alone and work with autistic kids. I...
    bykerboy011 bykerboy011
    26-30, M
    Apr 10, 2015

    Some Childhood Memories

    When I was a small child, I used to love going to town for food and supplies with my mother and my brother. I was shy and I would hide behind my mother's sari. I remember the smell of her skin and the feel of the silk against my cheeks. It reminds me of safety. Now as an...
    Bhagyawati Bhagyawati
    31-35, F
    Oct 20, 2011

    Dont We All?

    I dont know...because I want to be ignorant about everything and get away with it... because I want to fully have a childhood without me being forced into having an adult mentality sooner than I wanted... because I want to love everyone and not hate anyone.... just because I...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2008

    I don't want to be an adult today .

    ...haha....too bad (work work work work)
    deleted deleted
    Mar 9

    I Made A Promise

    When I was six years old, I promised my mom I would never grow up. Now she wonders why I'm acting the way I do. I'm a sixteen year old girl who just wants to stay young. No one understands it where I live, in a college town in Ohio most people want to grow up too fast. I...
    mfgrape123 mfgrape123
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 28, 2012

    My Story

    hmm well what can i say lol ever since i turned 18 i wished i was a kid again like around the age of 5-8 i dont know why but i just want to go back to that time and expeirence it all over again for a couple years i barely can remember what happened when i was the age 5-10 maybe...
    babyfur23 babyfur23
    22-25, M
    Dec 19, 2010


    Remember having that far out imagination?   A doll was a small friend who REALLY talked to you. A stuffed dog needed to be fed and carried about so it wouldn't be hurt. Running like a horse after school. Pretending you were swift and very beautiful. Those toy cowboy...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2010

    I Feel Defeated

    What really depresses me the most about not being a kid is knowing that I will never experience that again.  I'm ridiculous.  I bought several DVD sets of Saturday morning cartoons that I watched (especially Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), several large (and expensive...
    TheyCallMeBruce TheyCallMeBruce
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

    Miss Childhood 5-10

    It was so carefree, you viewed life through rosy tint glasses, you had your whole future ahead of you to look forward to, you played out with your friends and promised to best friends forever, you haven’t made any mistakes yet , best days of my life so far, I want to go back to...
    shaz2013 shaz2013
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2013

    Lollipops become cigarettes,

    Pepsi becomes vodka, undies become g-strings, pills become overdose. Wow does life change much? Remember when getting high meant swinging at the playground? When protection meant wearing a helmet? When the worst things you could get from boys were cooties? When your Dad's...
    ryan609 ryan609
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014

    Tell Me Again...Why Did I Want to Grow Up?

    As I quickly approach the big "4-O", I look back at the past 4 decades and smile. I loved being a kid! My childhood was full of wonderful memories and experiences. I grew up in the country where my back yard included a vast wooded area. I spent most of my day exploring...
    emptyheart emptyheart
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 21, 2008

    (Photo Attached) Less stress .

    Less worries .. More fun .. more treats
    seducedyou seducedyou
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    to be a kid again and have summer vacation

    and to not have to have a job, now i have to work and pay bills and be stuck working , damn it i should be having fun and doing what ever the hell i want instead i'm stuck at work doing pointless bullshit for money because i have bills to pay and rent to pay, being a kid i did...
    killstationman killstationman
    Jul 10, 2015

    Even though I practically am still a kid I wish

    I were younger.Everything used to be so much simpler.
    forgiveyouforgetyoutheend forgiveyouforgetyoutheend
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2014

    To Be A Kid.

    Oh how I would love to be a child again, running around just having fun. No worries, no problems, no work, no issues. To see life through a child's eye's. I mean think about it, you have no bigotry, no racism, not real hatred towards anyone, and everything is brand new and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 29, 2012

    First One

    One of the worst parts about growing up is the failed attempts to recapture your childhood.  I think about the things that made me happy as a kid, toys, books, games, activities, etc.  In my mind, they look so perfect.  So I find them online and buy them or...
    TheyCallMeBruce TheyCallMeBruce
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    My days consisted of anime,

    soccer, adventures and George Shrinks. :'(
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier
    18-21, F
    Jun 22, 2014


    Growing Up, I Didn't Have A Childhood. I Spent Most Of My Days Locked Inside My Room Because I Didn't Want To Be Around My Family. My Mother Constantly Worked, And When She Would Get Home My Father Would Be Waiting For Her, Drunk, And Stumbling Around. I Never Knew Why He Would...
    KyDee KyDee
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2012

    I used to be happy and pretty

    and smart and fun and now I'm just a mess. I wish I could go back to when I was like 5. Life was so simple and fun. Nobody expected anything from me but to play and have fun. And I was so perfect too I was popular and I got all a's and now it's all gone and everything is ruined...
    sbkitty sbkitty
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    I Want To Go Back

    I really want to go back as a kid again.. I am very tired of being adult. Problem here.. Problem there.. Its so tiring.. Soooooooooo annoying.. As a kid I don't have to think about that, just playing around, smiling, laughing, and won't be bothered by life. I really want to go...
    TulipsLover TulipsLover
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2013

    I miss being 7 years old

    and running down the street with all of my friends in pursuit of the ice cream truck. I miss not being terrified that the ice cream man was going to abduct me, or that maybe he had poisoned the Spongebob Ice Cream bar that I was buying for $1.50. I miss not feeling judged by...
    justsayyes2 justsayyes2
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 6, 2014

    I miss it so much. No work,

    adult responsibilities, taxes or lawers after us. Kids just eat, sleep, go to school, activities and play. Us adults gotta go to work, pat taxes and worry about ****. I cry to myself sometimes to wish to be a kid again but we gotta move forward. I hate being an adult. as a child...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 5

    Good Times.

    Colored pencils, Glue sticks, Nap time, Smiley Faces, Snack time... yup good times.
    Sanctum3 Sanctum3
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    I feel like I'm stuck.

    Like I'm a child forever, and I forget that people around me are growing up. A lot of my peers at school are masking their true child. Whenever I think about my childhood, it's blindingly bright and colorful. When I think of my present and future, it has colors, but it's dull...
    PiggyToe PiggyToe
    13-15, F
    Sep 9, 2015

    Miss Those Times....

    It was raining very hard yesterday and I sitting in the car, on the way to college. I saw some kids, around 7 or 8, playing in the pouring rains. I envy them. They looks like so free, so happy. I wish I could do that too.. I wish I could go back as a kid again. When I was a...
    TulipsLover TulipsLover
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

    I refuse to turn 16. I'll just sleep through my

    birthday. It never happened if you weren't there, right?
    DoodleGoddess DoodleGoddess
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2014

    I Want To Be A Kid Again :(

    When i was a kid .. I use to love it when my mom combs my hair and when she used to make me study like hell ... Its weird that when we were small kids we used to love to grow up and be so big just like our mom and dad BUT when we became big we want to b kids again at the age of 5...
    lolavarsityfanclubkol lolavarsityfanclubkol
    May 30, 2012

    Where Did The Years Go?

    I look at kids now a days trying to grow up so fast and trying to do grown up things and all i can think to myself is " NOOOOOOO!! enjoy your childhood years, be a kid while you can!" I can't say i don't know where they're coming from though, cause as a kid...i wanted to grow up...
    anonymousreality anonymousreality
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2012

    Hate My Age

    I just wanna go back to being 4 or 5 again, when you dont know about all the bad things that happen in the world, youre generally naive about things, its easier to make friends, people are less judgmental of you, there isnt too much peer pressure, less stress from schoolwork, and...
    Enjoythesilence Enjoythesilence
    16-17, F
    Sep 26, 2009

    I Want One Perfect Day

    For fun and games, for being free, for the ice cream man to come, the telephone man to give out colored wires, to play man hunt in my neighbor hood with all the kids, go to the beach and see every body.  Find alumaninum can tops to make belts and chains, to take gum packs...
    mytime mytime
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2009

    I'm not even an adult yet

    and I wish I was still a kid Aging past 12 was the biggest mistake I ever made
    DoodleGoddess DoodleGoddess
    18-21, F
    Apr 21, 2014

    No bills. No responsibilities.

    No adult stuff. Oh when will I ever get to that place again?
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    Becoming A Little Girl

    I would love to become a kid again, but then as a little girl. Would love to find out how it is to be a girl growing up. And slowly learn the girl-things. I sometimes dream I'm sitting at school as a little girl in my dress with cute socks and mary janes. I think it would be...
    Kadya Kadya
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2009

    If I Could Go Back Right Now.......

    As a kid I never wanted to grow up, every year I got older it felt like time slipping away. Now its the same only much faster and I miss the times of just being a child. The thing I guess I miss the most is feeling safe, knowing that everyone I loved...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2009
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