When TV shows ended with a lesson and the whole family hugging and happy.
When your mom had to bribe you with a pack of gum to get your shots.
When the Rugrats were still babies and not all grown up.
When there were boy bands.
“Welcome to good burger, home of the good burger, can I take your order?” Enough said.
When you begged your parents for Nickelodeon magazine.
When you played soccer just for the snacks.
When the Fresh Prince of Bel Air would come on and you would sing every single word of the intro. (Okay. So I still do that.)
When the hardest decision was what toy you wanted in your Happy Meal.
When Pluto was still a planet.
When you and your friends did M.A.S.H. because it totally predicted your future.
When people weren’t glued to their cell phones, computers, and iPods.
Where there was only one gameboy instead of who knows how many there are now.
When “I wanna really really really wanna zig a zig ahh” made total sense.
When Lisa Frank was the biggest trend, not True Religion, Abercrombie, or Gucci.
When running the mile in PE class was like the biggest deal….ever.
When scrunchies were still cool.
When you were convinced that Furby’s were pure evil.
When Lunchables were the best lunch.
When summers were spent outside playing on the Slip ‘n Slide.
When razor scooters were the best way of transportation.
When you played Heads Up 7 Up during class.
When you collected Pokemon cards but had no idea what to do with them so you just stared at them.
When you had Groovy Girl dolls and had to have every piece of clothing to dress them up.
When you wore stick on earrings.