It’s that time of the year again. The dog days of summer are quickly coming to a close and kids are getting ready to head back to school which ultimately means school zone traffic is back with a vengeance. Since the real world doesn’t offer an extensive summer vacation (unless you’re a teacher, in that case we salute you!) we thought it would be fun list our back to school essentials as kids and compare them to adulthood.
Back in our day circa ‘93, the smell of a freshly sharpened pencil and a bag of chips was all that. Make sure it’s a #2 pencil though, you don’t want a zero on a bubble-in test sheet. Forget having ink pens pop in your shirt pockets or your pencil tips breaking and take notes the way The Jetsons intended you to via your phone, now that’s adulting.
Juice boxes were necessary to spike up your sugar levels and drive your teachers crazy. Now that we’re adults we have wine and with wine you can whine and drive everyone around you crazy.
The coveted bus pass was a right of passage for most students. It meant their parents trusted them to go to and from school and most importantly trust that you wouldn’t lose your bus pass. Being an adult has the same rights of passage with getting a driver’s license and driving a car. You must trust that you take your hungover self to work and then happy hour right after 😉
Lastly your lunchbox is what made you stand out amongst the other kids. Some kids had brown bags while others had