A proper grown up decision!

When was the first time you really felt like a grown up (if ever)?

I like this prompt. The other morning when I was lying in bed with Marco, sniffing my teddy, I announced that I had made my first proper grown up decision. Hobo (the teddy I sniff) is going for a wash!

He has been washed; many times. Normally this decision is made by someone else and I reluctantly agree… not this time!!

Of course, that was a tongue in cheek statement from me.

I’m daft, I’m silly, I’m occasionally childish.

Yet I am responsible.

My mum left my Dad when I was 8, so my Dad was a single parent to 4 children (I’m the youngest), and we were perpetually skint. I worked on a paper round, I sold macaroon and tablet to my neighbours and I washed cars. When I was old enough I washed dishes in a local hotel. I used this ‘pocket money’ for shampoo,  and other necessities.

I grew up at a young age, yet I have somehow managed to not grow up at all. One of my all time favourite quotes is:

We don’t stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing.

– George Bernard Shaw

My Family


About misselletea

30 year old female who's interested in all sorts, but not very good at most. I love life, love, colour, friends... and I love being.
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12 Responses to A proper grown up decision!

  1. 1yellowfish says:

    I like this. I miss my teddy. I’ve left him at home while I’m traveling, He’s going to keep the family safe.

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  8. Agreed! LOVE that Shaw quote!

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