10 Ways Parents Have it Easier, According to Kids

shutterstock_199904957“I can’t wait to be grown up!” my 7-year-old grumbled while putting the finishing touches on his famous American project.

“Why is that?” I asked.

“Because grownups have it easier.”

Oh honey, if you only knew. Just as I opened my mouth to launch into the whole “you don’t know how good you kids have it” speech, I remembered thinking the same thing as a kid. My parents were people who worked hard, sure, but they were also people who got to do what they wanted, when they wanted, and how they wanted. And really, isn’t that trifecta of adult awesomeness enough to convince any kid they got the raw end of the deal?

Right or wrong, in the minds of kids, the struggle is real. Take a look at 10 ways kids think parents have it way easier than they do.

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