“I don’t wanna grow up I’m a Toys R’ Us kid. They’ve got a million toys at Toys R’ Us that I can play with. From bikes to trains to video games, it’s the biggest toy store there is. I don’t wanna grow up cuz’ maybe if I did, then I couldn’t be a Toys R’ Us kid. More games, more toys, Oh Boy! I wanna be a Toys R’ Us kid!”
Okay, tell me the truth. It’s okay, it won’t hurt my feelings. Am I the only adult still singing these 80’s toy store commercials? At least a few times a year, I’ll randomly begin singing this song around my husband (much to his amusement). There is just something about belting out those words that makes me smile. I’m instantly transported in time.
When I look at a child playing, there is such joy and satisfaction in simply being alive. They get lost in the game or toy and it’s impossible to wipe the smile off their face. Then we grow up and we forget what it’s like to experience those magical moments where there is not a single concern in the world. Those times when we feel free to live, love and enjoy the present moment.
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