20 Signs You Have Significantly Older Parents Than Everyone Else Your Age

It seemed normal at first, but as you got older you started to notice some things. Like: “My parents are old!”

1. You were probably a accident child.

As Hannah Montana would say, “Everybody makes mistakes, Everybody has those days”
Your parents mistake just happened to last for the next 18 years.

2. Because you were an accident you got nicknames like: “Oops” “Uh-oh” and “Surprise.”

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Your Aunts and Uncles thought it was hilarious… You not so much.

3. There is a large age gap between you and your siblings.

And by large I mean, your siblings kids are closer to your age.

4. There were multiple occasions where strangers mistook your siblings for your parents.

And when it did happen you couldn’t make eye contact with your siblings for hours afterwards.

5. And there are times people think your parents are your grandparents.

6. You got your siblings hand-me-downs from a generation ago.

7. Other people’s parents were like:

Meanwhile at your house:

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8. Your countertops got more and more cluttered.

9. Your house was asleep by 9 p.m.

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10. There are tennis balls hanging from the ceiling of your garage.

Like every other grandparent in the United States

11. Your food is constantly expiring.

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Do they buy it expired? Do they just not check the date? We will never know.

12. Other’s family vacations:

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Your family vacations:

13. Sometimes they try to use your “lingo.”

Lots of Love!
“Are we slices together now?”

14. Memory loss is something you deal with on a daily basis.

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15. You know all the theme songs to their TV shows.


Like MASH, Banaza, CSI, NCIS, Bones, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy.

16. Sometime your house smells like mothballs.

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Or worse. like cabbage. Why does it smell like cabbage?

17. At grocery stores they traveled in style

18. But you get front row parking!

19. And Senior Discounts on EVERYTHING.

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20. Plus you get away with everything because they stopped caring one kid ago.

All in all, you wouldn’t trade them for the world.

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