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20 Brutal Things Kids Say about Our Appearance

My mom tells me that when I was 4 years old, I walked up to a stranger who was smoking and said, “You know that you’re going to die, right?”

The Twitter hashtag #geethankskid is filled with things parents have heard from their kids. Sometimes they’re insensitive. And sometimes they’re just insufficiently self-censored. Often, they’re funny—especially when kids make comments about our bodies. How to Be a Dad illustrated 20 of them. Just in case you’ve forgotten that you’re turning older, fatter, and grayer, your kids remind you of your changing physical attributes.

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