6 Things That Were Easier To Do When You Were Young

8:37 AM


As I was watching a past episode of America's Funniest Home Videos with the boys last night, I about laughed my butt off as a grown man tried to hop on a pogo stick. Have you tried to do this lately? Since becoming an old fogey like myself I mean. It is hard as heck! I bought the boys one for Christmas and something that used to be so easy is now really difficult. When did we become so old and incapable of play? Here are a few things that were easier to do when we were young.


1. Jumping on a Pogo Stick


2. Touching Your Toes

3. Jumping Rope

4. Blowing a Bubble






5. Fractions

6. Running

What other things do you find were easier when you were a child than they are now as an adult?

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8 comments

  1. cute post! I don't have any trouble with bubble gum these days but don't ask me to do any of those other things!!

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  2. At my age, just getting up from sitting on the floor is a struggle. More things? Have you tried to hula-hoop? Well, granted, you're probably not 57 years old like I am, but that was a funny one for me too. And standing on my head is a laugh too! I can't ride on a skateboard either (oh yeah, I never could do that anyway!).

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  3. Doing cartwheels. We were trying to teach my son how to do it the other day and I about killed myself.

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  4. Deborah and Lucy, those are great examples lol. For the record, I never could do a cartwheel or do the hula hoop.

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  5. I never could touch my toes! But I would add to your list rollerskating, summersaults, and just falling down in general!

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  6. I blow bubbles better now! I can't ride a bike like I used to do!

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  7. Chewing gum used to be my favorite thing to do! Now they all stick to both of my dentures and it is a site to see!

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