8 Kid Things I Do as an Adult (Because I'm Now the Boss)

Photo by: Beth Anne Ballance
I eat the cookie dough.
You know how your mom always told you not to do it? SORRY, MOM. I RUN MY LIFE NOW. All the cookie dough belongs to my belly.

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Photo by: Beth Anne Ballance
I eat the cookie dough.
You know how your mom always told you not to do it? SORRY, MOM. I RUN MY LIFE NOW. All the cookie dough belongs to my belly.

Related: 25 things every kid should experience

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Tue, Jan 7, 2014 3:49 PM EST
When I was a little girl, I always wanted my mother to cut the crusts off the sandwich and then cut the sandwich diagonal across the bread. Sandwiches always seemed tastier that way, and with peanut butter and jelly, less likely to end up on your face thanks to points to begin chomping on, versus shoving your cheeks into the U of the crust. (Please tell me someone else understands?) Instead, she always left the crusts on with a knife straight down the middle. No matter how many times I asked, the sandwich line fell vertical. I swore that when I was a mom, I'd cut sandwiches diagonal. I'd let my kids experience the supreme in sandwich tastiness and ease of eating. I've kept that promise and always, always cut on the diagonal. But here's the other kid things I do as an adult, aka now that I'm the boss:-By Beth Anne Ballance



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