21 Signs You're Old Way Before Your Time

Ah age, the wonderful bittersweet part of life, it seems to quicken the minute you have children.

One minute you’re out until 7am, only crawling into bed when your money runs out, the next you’re sitting on the couch in your dressing gown and slippers watching The Late Late Show, wondering if you'll make it up past 10.30 pm.
Ah age, the wonderful bittersweet part of life, it seems to quicken the minute you have children.
Going from a care-free woman to suddenly having responsibilities can really push the clock forward way before your time. 
Not convinced you’re old before your time… read on.
  • A night in is actually your favourite kind of night
  • You'd opt for comfort over style any day
  • Napping is your favourite past-time
  • Woolly jumpers are your clothing of choice
  • You always have an umbrella handy, just in case like
  • You’re flabbergasted by how “young wans” can do anything “with those nails”
  • Flats over heels any day
  • Make that runners over flat shoes
  • Leggings are your go-to for every occasion
  • The music is always too loud
  • "And sure they don’t even make music like they used" is something you constantly hear yourself saying
  • Sitting down hurts
  • Standing up hurts
  • You have a creaky knee
  • You’d prefer to stay in because “the hangover is just not worth it”
  • Nothing beats a good cup of tea
  • You have a throw over your chair which you wrap yourself in every time you sit down
  • You finally understand where your mother was coming from
  • Slippers are your go-to shoes
  • You have snacks in your bag
  • Talking about your bag, it’s like a mini medicine cabinet in there
Sure it won't be long until you've officially turned into your mother
Written by Mary Byrne, Content Executive at Family Friendly HQ. Follow her on Twitter: @marybyrne321
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