• 10 Things You Coveted If You Were A Child Of The '80s

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    My life changed the day I moved to California and stood outside my front door watching the older girls in my neighborhood roller skate around our cul de sac. They all had white skates with bright orange wheels, and I looked down at my stupid adjustable skates that fit over my shoes. My father said they were more practical because they'd “grow with my feet,” but when you're the new kid, who wants “practical?”
    I didn't want to be practical or have anything grow with me. I wanted to be like the cool girls with the Farrah Fawcett hair cuts and roller skates with actual laces, dammit.
    That was...
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