The one thing everybody says about kids Less than a month before his 12th birthday. Sanibel Island, 2012. The one thing everybody says about kids. They grow up fast Next Blog Insight: Life’s most important points are the simplest. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.