1. Just because they had kids didn't mean they stopped being kids.
2. Sometimes they feel like they have nothing together in their lives too.
3. You might have felt powerless as a kid, but you had no idea how much your parents were at your mercy.
4. Sometimes they knew they were embarrassing you — they just didn't care.
5. They spent more time taking care of you than they spent taking care of themselves.
6. They don't always spend their money as responsibly as they told you to.
Which keeps you up at night sometimes... DON'T YOU REALIZE YOU GUYS ARE RETIRED?!