"When I'm older..."

Josiah has quite a list of “When I’m olders” going these days.

What’s a “When I’m older”? You know, those things that kids say they’re going to do when they get older. In Josiah’s case, this might sound like, “When I’m older, I will ride a bike.” He usually says it with a very serious look on his face and a dramatic nod of the head.

Anyway, we thought it would be fun to start documenting some of these things. These are all things that he’s actually said.

When I’m older…

  • ...I will ride a bike.
  • ...I will climb a ladder.
  • ...I will climb a tree.
  • ...I will stand on the roof.
  • ...I will stand in the street.
  • ...I will drink coffee.
  • ...I will drink tea.
  • ...I will drink Dr. Pepper.
  • ...I will drink Root Beer.
More to come…

I remember being too small to pour my own milk; Mom always bought the big gallon-size containers, and at some point I must have said something like that and she began buying quart containers, and it was a big day when I could make my own saturday breakfast adult trust, and no intervention!

I think yours is a neat idea; kids have “natural” goals for themselves, that we so easily forget, as “big people.” I think it will be cool to look back and say “look at all you’ve accomplished!” Heck I need to be reminded even as an adult…

Pretty cool!
corq - October 22, 2008 at 1:27 pm

Hehe. I don’t even think I thought of that! :-)
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