The world just keeps turning, we get older, and everything changes. As teenagers, we long to be adults to experience independence and choice. As adults, we look back nostalgically at those carefree days and wish we were children again.

Enlighten put together some illustrations for you which we think sum up the experiences of many of us. We’re sure you will recognize yourselves in at least a few of them!

12. Reading classical literature

11. Thinking about life

10. Evening activities

9. Relationships with parents

8. Being in love

7. Responsibility

6. Parties

5. Wardrobe

4. Home

3. Watching cartoons

2. Goals

1. Dreams