Kids will be kids, and it is our job as parents to let them know that some of the things that they are doing would not be acceptable once they reach adulthood. I am not trying to quash their childlike spirits, but rather am enjoying the things they do now that I will someday have to put a stop to. Here is a list of things my kids did yesterday that, when you imagine a grown-up doing them, would be inappropriate.
1) Urinated on the living room carpet, and when confronted about it only pointed at the wet spot and said "water" over and over again. Nice try, buddy.
2) Greeted me by punching me in the face.
3) Attempted to climb into the car through the driver's open window. Now, I know what you are thinking, but the car we are talking about was a Honda Civic and not the General Lee, so it would not be appropriate for grown people to be jumping through its windows.
4) Chased a squirrel.
5) Greeted me by, after getting a running start, kneeing me in the jimmies.
6) Stood on a chair at the dinner table, naked from the waist down, and ate a taco with a fork.
On the other hand, my children also did some things that I would have placed on the adult activities list. For instance:
1) Complained that they didn't get any sleep due to loud music from a neighbor(ing brother).
2) Spent two hours scrubbing glue off of the floor (without being asked!).
3) Yelled at their boss (I am the boss, right?).
4) Drank too much and felt sick (Kool-Aid will do that to you).
5) Refused dessert.
6) Spent too much time looking at pictures on Facebook.
But really, we all have little kids inside of us that pop out when we least expect it, and kids all try their hardest to be adults, way before we think that they should. So grown-ups, encourage kids to try new things, and don't be afraid to do kid stuff yourself sometimes. If you want to eat dinner standing on a chair naked from the waist down, go right ahead! Just maybe don't pee on the carpet.