Important Stuff I’ve Learned

I’m going to break it down and simplify some important lessons I’ve learned in just over a quarter of a century. Some things you learn by doing, the hard way, or one day you just wake up and have an epiphany.

– Planting raisins won’t grow raisins. Age 8
– You can always come running home to Mum. Age 19
– Leonardo di Caprio will not come to your house on a chance meeting and ask you out on a date. Age 15
– You do actually have some of the same qualities as your parents. Age 27
– There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal. Age 18
– You don’t appreciate what you’ve got, until it’s gone. Age 23
– Going to the toilet straight after dinner, will not get you out of doing the dishes. Age 12
– Sitting close to the heater so your forehead can heat up, will not pass as a high temperature to get out of going to school. Age 7
– Mothers have an uncanny sense of knowing everything that is going on. Age 28
– Lying means you don’t get to watch Alf. And you LOVE Alf. Age 6
– Being crafty and doing early April Fool’s Day pranks, is going to take you to the highest Karmic gods and severely bite you in the ass. Age 18
– There’s no ‘get fit quick’ scheme. It’s about getting off your arse and eating properly. Age 26
– Life is not a box of roses. Age 13
– Dad cannot turn 21, every year. Age 11
– Grass tastes gross. Age 4
– Rolling up some hay in paper and trying to smoke it is not a good idea. Age 12
– Wearing a skivvy for a week while it’s not cold, will not disguise the biggest hickey in the world. Age 15
– In fact, toothpaste does not get rid of hickeys. Age 15
– You are nowhere near as fat as you thought you were, in high school. Age 22
– Life is way too short, so make the most of it. Age 28
– Drinking too much alcohol can result in undesirable behaviour and flashbacks two days later. Still learning.

So now you know, and now I can go forth and learn some more amazing stuff in the next 25 years.

About stuffnjsays

I'm NJ, and my life motto is to maintain happiness and be true to myself. I love to write, travel, laugh out loud, and be awesome! I believe in making my dreams come true, and using my life experiences to help other people. Check out what I'm up to, here:
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2 Responses to Important Stuff I’ve Learned

  1. The One & Only - Mother!! says:

    Oh Yes! Mum’s will always have that uncanny sense of knowing how and what you are up to!! xxxx

  2. shabu says:

    haha great 🙂

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