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Do Tell: What Do You Miss Most About Childhood?

It's a New Year, which means none of us are getting any younger. Sure, it's fun to be an adult, but sometimes having adult responsibilities isn't all it's cracked up to be. I miss living at home rent-free, I miss summer vacations and I miss my mom packing my lunch box everyday. Since we can't turn back the clock, reminisce with me ladies and do tell, what do you miss most about your childhood?


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carolart carolart 8 years
....being skinny and not worrying about how I look in pants.
Salernol928 Salernol928 9 years
Being able to wear costumes to the supermarket! My mom totally let us wear them all year round, even out to eat. My brother was always a ninja turtle or karate kid.
febe febe 9 years
simple kind of life!!!
yes-jess yes-jess 9 years
I feel like I missed out on my childhood...if I could go back, I would have told myself not to worry so much. The best part was having so many cousins around the same age as myself, playing tag in my backyard at midnight during summer vacation when everyone would come over. Visiting my grandfather's ranch in Mexico...that place just seemed so magical...there were fireflies (something you don't see where I live) and pecan trees as far as the eye could see. I feel sad now :(
alexask alexask 9 years
experiencing things for the first time, feeling invincible, having natural energy and stamina.
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 9 years
I miss everything about my childhood...Innocence, creativity, making up games, going on trips, waking up early for my moms breakfast, having dinner with my family every night, not having any responsibilities other than cleaning my room, not having to worry about everything or anything, being taken care of, adventures, summer with friends, simple and fun school activities, having sleep overs, playing with friends, friends in general, pretend, camping, visiting family.
taffetacupcakes taffetacupcakes 9 years
Having time... I miss daydreaming without guilt.
vmruby vmruby 9 years
I miss all of it........
Jacinthe Jacinthe 9 years
Catching salamanders, climbing trees. Playing Oregon Trail and Dino Park Tycoon on the macs in my jr. high computer class. Not worrying about money. When Kool-Aide bursts had faces on them and names like Alexander the Grape.
tb12fan tb12fan 9 years
Being carefree and having no worries. When Life was simple.
pippins_halfling pippins_halfling 9 years
I miss having less responsibilities, being relatively care free, and thinking my parents could do no wrong...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Playing in the woods during winter time and hearing the crackling of leaves under my bike tires. I miss breakfast with my mom on sundays, and being a family unit , not so spread apart like now. I miss being Tucked in at night, and the smell of dinner when i would come in from playing.
robins robins 9 years
being carefree... happy, not having to stress about tests,no debts, no heartache, watching cartoons,not having to care about what i looked like...long list!!! basically i agree with everyone. darn i miss those days :(
being able to ride bikes all day long, without a helmet, and then coming home and taking a nice long bath, and that being the end of my day. thems was the days
Lambsauce Lambsauce 9 years
I miss all the other kids looking up to me for being "the smart one"... I miss not studying for anything ever, I miss giggling behind my mom's back as I looked up words like "condom" in the dictionary and wrote the definitions to tell all my friends at school... I miss not worrying about my looks, my weight, my health, money, school, my future, and I miss that feeling where I was so SURE that the boy I had the HUGEST crush on TOTALLY liked me because he let me look after his Tamagotchi at recess, and drawing pictures in my diary of our wedding and the three sets of twins we'd have.
msame msame 9 years
Having less stress, no bills, and being driven everywhere.
tee0206 tee0206 9 years
Saturday morning cartoons. Summer and winter vacations. Rollerskating parties. Tea parties. Possibilities. Imagination. Hope. Believing that I can be anything I want to be, whether it's an astronaut, a figure skater, or an archaeologist.
TFS TFS 9 years
TuTuLaRoo TuTuLaRoo 9 years
My brothers & sisters. The drama-free unconditional love.
designergirl designergirl 9 years
No responsibilities and no worries! Life was easy back then.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
always being confident,...never worrying about clothes..image
yooie yooie 9 years
Playing outside all day without a care on my mind. Family trips. Feeling "taken care of." No responsibilities. Not knowing what betrayal felt like... the list could go on forever!
emalove emalove 9 years
Riding bikes with my sister and making up games to father taking us swimming at my aunt's pool every night in the summer...all the times I spent with my best friend whole family at the beach on Cape Cod...I could go on and on. Mostly just all the really great memories I made with my loved ones. I'll never forget any of them!
starbright14 starbright14 9 years
I miss almost everything about childhood! I miss the carefree nights, the rent-free living, the spending time with friends and family, and just PLAYING for hours on end.
winniecooper winniecooper 9 years
Roller skating...."ladies choice this time around, ladies choice..."
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