It's another post linking to something someone else wrote. And, it's kind of long...wait, come back! It's also quite interesting and talks a lot about diapers and stuff. Sorry, that's a big lie. The word "infant" does appear, but it's really nothing more than a cracking good read about what parents tell kids directly and indirectly about growing up.
Overcoming Bias: Against Maturity
Other observations on misconceptions of maturity are welcome. If anyone at all posts to it, I'll get back and throw in some of my own.