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Summer Now vs. Summer When You Were a Kid

Summer Before You Had Kids

You stayed up later than normal every night, but no biggie! You could sleep in in the morning.

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Now

You stay up later than normal every night, but guess what? You're up at 6 every morning.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You hopped in the car for impromptu weekend getaways with little more than a bikini and a bottle of sunscreen.

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Now

You plan any vacations months in advance, and given the amount of crap you tote along with you, make your neighbors wonder if you're moving.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You saw every blockbuster movie within two days of it opening.

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Now

What does the inside of a movie theater look like again?

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You coated yourself in baby oil before laying out by the pool in order to get the perfect tan.

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Now

You'd just as soon eat a box of hair before you'd let your kids out in anything less than SPF 30.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You always had a front-and-center spot for the fireworks on Fourth of July.

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Now

You silently curse America for celebrating its freedom with what you now refer to as "baby waking explosions."

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Summer Before You Had Kids

When you went to the beach, you would doze off to the sound of crashing waves.

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Now

When you go to the beach, your butt never makes contact with the sand.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You caught lightning bugs in a jar.

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Now

You're worried about Zika.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

You roasted marshmallows by the campfire.

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Now

You roast marshmallows by the campfire ... and then you're up all night with sugar-buzzed kids.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

Any house with a pool was alright with you.

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Now

Any house with a pool better have a fence.

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Summer Before You Had Kids

Nothing was better than long, carefree days with your friends.

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Now

Nothing is better than long, carefree days with your kids.

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