I’m a kid at heart. I like to play and have fun. However, I lost some of my playful spirit after I graduated from college and started working full-time.
As a construction project manager, I had to be serious and tough. That attitude permeated every part of my life and I no longer did the things I enjoyed. I wouldn’t say that I was miserable, but I definitely felt as if something was missing from my life.
After my first child was born, I realized what I was missing–my sense of wonderment. Playing with my daughter reawakened the kid inside of me. I felt as if the chains of adulthood were released and I was free to have fun again. Watching my children play and enjoy themselves inspired me to rediscovered some of the fun things from my childhood.
Because of my kids, I’ve learned to enjoy these 5 things again: