Earlier this week Millie and Mollie were discussing babies, but today my mind is turning in the direction of other fledgling creatures – those who have finished their schooling or other training and are ready to try their wings. It's a wonderful stage in life, to be young and full of promise and capable of everything.
Still, even the most capable graduate can suspect he might still have a ways to go. How do you know when you've arrived?
The Top 10 Differences Between a Young Adult and a Grownup
1.A young adult cleans up his own puke – a grownup cleans up someone else's puke.
2.A young adult has a paycheck – a grownup has a budget.
3.A young adult adds “milk” to the shopping list if he drinks the last of it – a grownup buys milk.
4.A young adult has chores – a grownup has housework.
5.A young adult makes his own choices – a grownup's choices affect other people.
6.A young adult is finished with school – a grownup is always willing to learn something new.
7.A young adult can get credit – a grownup pays off debt.
8.A young adult is answerable to no one – a grownup is answerable to himself.
9.A young adult buys what he wants – a grownup buys what he needs.
10.A young adult thinks he's a grownup – a grownup knows that, deep down, he will always be a child.