Top Ten Worst Things About Being a Kid


The Top Ten

1 Homework

Especially when its too much homework. - cosmo

I'm going back to school in 4 weeks and I'm thinking about the torture of work and homework I'm going to get for 10 MONTHS AGAIN! - jbella9000

I will wish school last for 9 nano second

It stress me out and it just annoying...

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2 School

School is sometimes good and bad. The good thing is you make friends and hang out with them the bad thing is teachers take advantage of you, they make homework everyday and they think we could finish it in one day

School is really boring - jbella9000

You go to school even when your not a kid.

It’s like prison or probably hell

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3 Bullies

It's so annoying when the bullies bully you but not anyone else

I'll just kick there ass if they tryed. I saw it once pushed him away from the kid nothing happened later. If it happened again though someones getting an @$$ whooping

I hate them

Honestly, sure they may be the Tall Type and can pick on you and shove you, but they kinda punch. I'm still a kid, a homeschooled kid, and never found any bully, and I am a black belt in Taekwondo, but if someone tried to attack me and they were another kid I'd Wreck them.

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4 Siblings

At Least Siblings Are Older

I sure really wish I were an only child. It would make life much easier. - cosmo

Especially when you're the youngest.

When I was the youngest (before my little brother was born) my two older sisters would draw on my face every night when I’m sleeping. And a year later, I decided to draw on their faces to show them how they feel when they are being pranked.

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5 Getting Grounded

This never happened to me but I was still really close

Parents don't know how brutal it is to take their kids' phone away for a week

Me: wher is mi iPad.
Mom:remember your grounded
Me:kill me now

6 Being Forced to Eat Food You Don't Like

When I was younger and someone gave me food I didn't like I would always throw it in the trash afterward. But I don't do that anymore. - cosmo

I hate it when my Mom tells everyone "Oh my kids are so fussy"

My parents made me eat food that I don't like and they dissapoonted at me when I dis nit like corn

I was forced to eat baby food when I was 2. NASTY! >:(

7 Playing M Rated Games

I wasn't allowed to play the game until I was 15. Everyone else I knew started playing at 7-12.

Those stupid adults thinking you actually have to be 18 to play 18+ games

I play the sims and thug 2. No big deal.

Its annoying ma bro was allowed 16 when he was 1o but because he turned into a brat about it I'm nearly 14 and am allowed skate 3 just castle crashers (mum don't know) and star wars battlefront

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8 Essays

Hard- long- boring- never get full marks

Why does school exist

I didn’t start writing these until I was in middle school

9 Can't Drive Till You're 16

Well I don't think kids at the age of 8 or 9 should drive but kids that are 14/15 should be able to dive - jbella9000

That sucks because I'm 14

My mom actually said that kids shouldn't be allowed to drive until they're 18-20 years old.

In the UK you have to wait until your 17 to drive. Sucks but in the UK if you are aged 11-16 then you can take driving courses

10 Lack of Independence

I hate that I am not In control of my own life

Because the kid wouldn't last a day outside.

I also really hate how the ones in charge- adults, don’t care because it’s not it’s their problem they ain’t kids they get to stay up to whatever sit on their phone all day get whatever they want bla bla bla

If you really think about it, you are never able to cope with life until adulthood. that is not a fault on the part of the child, but the part of the parent and the system. you learn to cope with life once you are unable to rely on others, which is when you are finally alone. parents wont teach you to cope with life, because they can't cope with losing control. from birth they neglect to teach you skills, and increasingly do everything for you. they cannot stand a child who can do things for themselves, because it is a threat to the status quo. if you really think about how many times they complain about you, command you, talk down to you, and embarrass you, you start to realize that the only way to get respect and a say in your life is to move out. In addition, children who may have sufficient competence do not get to make any decisions. in fact, you are constantly monitored, told to carry a phone, have no privacy or secrecy, and even have major life choices made for you. if you ...more

The Contenders

11 Peer Pressure

Kids can be the meanest persons if they want to - Biscione94

12 Thinking Girls Are Nasty

Girls who are 16 or 18 are HOT - Chaotixhero

They were nasty then, but once they grow up things will change. I still think girls in the 1st grade are nasty, but girls my age are terrible-good depending on stuff.

Afults girls r nasty because thry care about nothing but fashion - Ihateschool

Ok look, not all girls only care about fashionion. I don't care about fashion one bit. I care about my dog, my friends, my family, my music, being myself and not letting other people tell me who to be or what to be. I like punk music and I'm proud of it, I love artists and bands like Avril Lavigne, Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Sum 41 and Blink 182 along with many others, I like Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes. I love wolves and my dog Coco is the best, she was there when others weren't, my best friend was always there with her Supernatrual, Marvel, AC/DC and her 80's-ish style. There is a lot more I have to say, but I'm actually tired right now.

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13 Everything is Not for Your Age

You end up waiting years before being old enough to do something. Once you become old enough, they changed the rules to where you have to be even older. You end up dying before becoming old enough.

It sucks that I got to wait 3 years before being on Deviantart...

It sucks I have to wait a year and 11 months until I can drive - jbella9000

When I was like 7 or 8 I cried because I couldn’t play the PS2 or Monopoly with my older cousins. Even though I was technically old enough for both my older cousins and my mom wouldn’t let me play with them.

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14 The Stuff You Really Want is at Christmas and Your Birthday

Parents get 3 holidays but we get only 2 that's not fair - jbella9000

You think a 4 year old needs 932487593812994329394819324 holidays?

Yeah this is annoying the only things you get you want is Chrismas and birthday it's so unfair! My birthday is at janaury and chrismas is at December! I once ordered this kidizoom and my mum said I could get it for chrismas! Which is 2 months away that is 61 days! It's like the parents get EVERYTHING and your days are chrismas and b day

What if you were born nov-jan?

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15 Being Overlooked

Yes especially when your parents have to check your computer

16 Can't Watch Adult TV Shows

I am allowed to watch the Simpsona

I wasn't allowed to watch The Simpsons until I was 15, and can't even watch Breaking Bad for the rest of my life.

I watch South Park sometimes - PeeledBanana


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17 Height

I'm short so I'm bullied about it everyday

I'm 14 and a half and I am 4'11" and I haven't grown in about 3 years. Everyone in my family is short and I hate it. - HyenaLover

I've been short since 3rd grade and I've dealt with it forever. I'm a freshman and I am still short I just ignore people and go on with my day

You wanna be mistaked for an adult then you need really tall high heels

18 Bad Grades

When Asian kids get B+ they're screwed


19 Puberty

Ugh! Need I say more? - RockFashionista

This is the reason why most kids who are going through puberty(so am i) have gone wild - MLPFan

I feel sorry for those tween girls growing breasts when there like 8 or 9 and their moms like "We need to get you fully fitted for a bra! "

Worst thing in existence - HiN

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20 Have to Take Medicine

It sucks that I have epilepsy - Stazemar000

Grape flavored Triaminic tasted like DEATH!

When I was little I took Dimetapp, Trianimic, and Robitussin whenever I was sick or coughing. While they all taste bad (especially the grape flavored ones) the worst brand has got to be Trianimic. I especially hated the grape flavored one. I would throw a fit and run away whenever I had to take it. I even had to be physically restrained. (Yeah, it was that bad). The only good flavor was orange. I’m now 26 and I still hate the taste of any liquid medication, but I can tolerate it much better.

21 Limited Freedom

My parents are overprotective, so I got NO FREEDOM AT ALL as a kid :(

22 Go to Bed

So I remember at a house party at my house when me and my bro were sent to whilst everyone stayed downstairs.I asked why everyone was staying up but my mom replied with "Because they're adults and they can go to bed whenever they like".But guys, isn't that discriminatory?

Is that an insult?

My mom used to make me and my siblings go to bed at 4:30 every day, even during the weekends and during summer. They stayed up until 11:00.

One time my relatives all came over to my house for a party but I had to go to bed early because I had school the next day >:(

23 Finding Clothes Your Size is Hard

Yeah finding clothes is so hard that suits me the dress is too big and the shoes are too small!

I'm an 11-year-old ( I'm a boy)that looks 14 and I have to wear clothes for people 13-14.If I wear clothes for people my age it will be WAYYY to tight.I have hardly any clothes and I can't wait to go to the MetroCentre (a shopping mall in northeast England)to buy new clothes.And do you know how annoying it is when you find clothes that are awesome but it doesn't have your size? I'm 5 foot something and people in my class are on average 4 foot 9 and I'm the tallest in my class and sometimes people call me a young adult

24 Math
25 Strict Mothers
26 Bad Taste in Music

I know, right! All the teenagers and kids like music about partying and sex! But I'm a teenager and I listen to the good music of this generation.

I think most video game soundtracks are better than this pile of dirt

This is one of the absolute worst things.

Rock Music = Mom's least favourite music
Mom's least favourite music = My favorite music

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27 Parents Just Don't Understand

It’s not she doesn't ever understand but sometimes she just doesn'’s annoying. She doesn’t understand the things of today’s generation ok ok a few things are bad really bad. But she just met my Friend Rutvi ones and because of her tantrums and stupidity she says ignore her and two of my other friends support my Mother...? SarahYukta who do support her...

28 Strict Fathers
29 Spankings

Asian kids get BEATEN with sticks!

That's child abuse - jbella9000

My parents call it a "smack" and when I'm being naghty there like "YOUR HEDDING FOR A SMACK! "

30 You Have to Obey Rules

Even when your 70.

31 Getting In Trouble for No Reason
32 Parents Controlling Every Aspect of Your Life
33 Nobody Takes You Seriously

My folks still don't take me seriously

Me:There's a Bomb in the building!
Person: Are you lost? - Garythesnail

34 Boring
35 Watching PBS Kids
36 Chores

Who likes clean up

37 Nobody Cares About You

Whenever I'm sick I'm at school when I have a headache I'm at the mall here's example:Me: slipsMum: you naughty child! No running in the houseMum slipsEveryone: are you ok mum?

38 Makeup is for Adults

Makeup is for Adults and you can't even get it making you beautiful! I put on makeup and I looked as ugly as sumo from Clarence! True story

I see these 9-year-old girls wear makeup (and own iPhones) and they look like little creepy adults

39 You Get Forced to Do Things

When your a kid everybody makes you do favours and chores I am the one that gets forced and whenever I say no they get mad at me it's so annoying!

I'm always forced to clean my room


40 Your Tastes Are Different

My entire family likes tomatoes and I hate them and also I hate other stuff my family loves like pickles and cucumbers my mum forced my to eat this weird meaty thing I took a bite and it tasted like a rotten pumpkin!

When I was younger I absolutely hated taking those cold liquid medications (especially the grape-flavored Triaminic). I am now older and still hate the taste but it tastes better than when I was a kid and I am able to tolerate the taste much better. Also when I was a 2 year old I ate baby food and it was NASTY AS HELL but I had no choice, while as toddlers my cousins ate them and seemed to like the taste of it.

My entire family likes meat and veggies but I hate them. They force me to eat them

41 You're a Wimp

This may not be for other kids but other kids are so scared of rides their the wimpys and the adults are brave can kids be brave!?

42 Your Size is Judged No Matter How Old You Are

What if you were like 20 and not allowed to go on an ride because of your height that would be stupid - jbella9000

This is so annoying!Me: I want to go on this ride I wished I could go on that for a long time!Mum: ok let the man test youMan: sorry sweetie but your too small to go on thisMe: but I'm 10!

43 Clean Up Too Many Toys

It just ruins my fun I wish clean up is killed so ya I HATE it

44 Strict Adults

My mom could be strict

45 The Speech
46 You Can't Win in an Argument with Any Adult

You explain things in the most polite voice to an adult: "watch your attitude"! I believe they say this because they don't want to be corrected.

47 The Dentist

Why do they seem to torture kids more than grownups?

48 Going to the Dentist

Why do dentists seem to torture little kids the most?

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