1. You get to pick the Christmas dinner menu now.
2. You realize NO ONE is sending you to bed at midnight on Christmas Eve...
3. ...so whereas previously it was the end of the party, now the party is just getting started.
4. You don't have to settle for any weird Xmas presents you may receive!
5. No one tells you how much you should be eating of this deliciousness:
6. No more ridiculous outfits picked by anyone other than yourself.
7. You can spike your ponche all you want.
8. All the Christmas decor is up to you.
So you do everything you couldn't do as a child.