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03/19/2014 06:40 am ET Updated Mar 31, 2014

13 Signs We Never Really Grow Up

They say the grass is always greener -- and that never holds true more than when it comes to age. As kids we long for the freedom to be able to do what we please. We dream that adulthood will mean unlimited amounts of Oreos, no bedtime, and not having to go to school a.k.a. jail everyday. But soon we find out that all those freedoms lead to love handles, dark circles, and having a boss to answer to rather than the principal.

Then, as adults, we kick ourselves for not napping more, miss having our meals cooked for us, and would easily swap our performance reviews for report cards.

But truth be told, if you think about it, we're not so different from our younger selves. Here are 13 childhood essentials and their adult equivalents that you've probably never even noticed.

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