What is adulthood? Is it a drawer full of clean socks, a vacuumed carpet, a steady flow of bills, and a sensible haircut?
Is adulthood the ability to pinpoint your emotional triggers, the practice of deep breathing through stressful moments, and a pervasive sense of exhaustion? There are many ways to define adulthood, all different depending on the person and their circumstances, but some of the funniest and most poignant ideals of adulthood come from small children.
So when the teacher George Pointon asked his first graders what it takes to be an adult, the entertaining answers quickly went viral.
If you've been wondering what adulthood requires, as imagined by first graders, then you're in luck. Here are the key ingredients: