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    Jul 2, 2014

    21 Things That Would Make Adulthood Actually Tolerable

    Kids take so much for granted. So much.

    1. Bubbles.

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    Potential adult usage: When you have that heartbreaking moment when you realize your SO is winning the argument, just blow bubbles on them.

    2. Getting toys and stickers at the dentist's office.

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    Potential adult usage: I just survived a root canal. Where are my little plastic army men???

    3. Ball pits.

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    Potential adult usage: How about a ~massage~ version??

    4. Naps.

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    Potential adult usage: Duh. It's a NAP.

    5. Swingsets.

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    Potential adult usage: Sometimes, after a long, loooong day, you just need to SWING IT OUT.

    6. Pixy Sticks.

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    Potential adult usage: A more fun way to take heartburn medicine? Powdered Tums!

    7. Pizza parties.

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    Potential adult usage: Remember how your class got a pizza party if you won some competition? What about if our WHOLE APARTMENT pays the wifi bill on time??

    8. Coloring at restaurants.

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    Potential adult usage: Making your boring work dinner a little more ~festive.~

    9. Sippy cups.

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    Potential adult usage: There comes a time in every person's life where white wine MUST be smuggled into the park.

    10. Legos.

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    Potential adult usage: Building awesome stuff. Or for stealthily hiding on the floor for your arch-nemesis to step on.

    11. Bibs.

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    Potential adult usage: Two words: Chipotle. Burrito.

    12. Falling asleep in the back of the car as your parents drove you home from someone's birthday party.

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    Potential adult usage: Your DD drives your drunk self home from a party while you take a nice sobering snooze.

    13. Shoes that light up when you walk on them.

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    Potential adult usage: "Treadmill in the dark" aerobics classes!

    14. Chuck E. Cheese.

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    Potential adult usage: Keep the pizza. Trade the soda for a full bar. Tickets get you annoyingly expensive things like car insurance and Gillette Venus blades. (This is basically Dave & Buster's. More of these, please!)

    15. Glitter.

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    Potential adult usage: Send it with your resumé for a little "something extra." (Maybe only if you're applying to a party supply company.)

    16. Blankets you always carry with you.

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    Potential adult usage: Effective way to combat overzealously air-conditioned offices.

    17. Enforced bed times.

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    Potential adult usage: Asleep by 10 every night? Don't mind if I do!

    18. Baths.

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    Potential adult usage: BATHS ARE AMAZING.

    19. Goldfish crackers.

    Potential adult usage: A snack easily carried around in a ziplock bag that tastes better than kale chips.

    20. Sandboxes.

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    Potential adult usage: Come on, you can totally get work done on your laptop while ALSO building a sweet-as-hell castle.

    21. Sidewalk chalk.

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    Potential adult usage: Passive-aggressively letting your neighbors know you can HEAR THEM going to poundtown.

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