I Love Childhood Memories

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    Little things I remember

    when I was young mean the most to me. Like the drive to the lake along the long winding dirt road. I looked forward to that drive even more than being at the cottage itself. I don't know about others but I realize now that I was very reflective as a kid. Even the little...
    aag311 aag311
    41-45, M
    Nov 22, 2014

    So with the weather getting nicer this morning

    I was having my coffee, and a memory from my childhood came to mind. When I was 8-10 years old my great grandma use to live near a lake. During the summer my mom, me, my uncle's, and cousins would go over there on most Saturdays visit with grandma then about 6:00pm we would pack...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    I'm Ten Minutes Bigger Daddy

    My twin daughters were born just ten minutes apart, and they came five weeks early, and the older was born head first, and the younger was feet first or what is called a breech birth. And I have always told her when we have talked about when she was born, that she came out feet...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 20, 2012

    Waiting For Pops

    What you need to understand is that when I was a boy, there was always a whole boatload of gossip flying around about some of the grownups who lived in the neighborhood. It wasn’t like any of that talk ever came my way directly, mind you; it was just sort of out there, common...
    jriffice jriffice
    46-50, M
    Apr 7, 2013

    Terrors Of Childhood

    I remember being terrified of some things in my childhood. The closet in my bedroom was one. I slept in the bed on the side closest to the closet. Something lived in there. My stuffed animals and dolls lived in there. During the day it was okay. It was my place of refuge. I had...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 30, 2013

    Hi. I love looking back to my childhood years

    and remembering the fun things. I still have some old toys,books,etc from those years because they brought happiness into my life. I love catching up with old school friends to share our memories. I still collect things from those years too.I'm always looking for toys and books...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 25

    This is my teddy bear hehe yes I'm 27 years old

    and I still have a teddy. But he doesn't sleep with me he lives in my cupboard he is also roughly 27 years or even older any way that's my teddy from my childhood just wanted to share
    Deleated Deleated
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2014

    You Catched Me Daddy

    My daughters have always loved going to the playground, and there a quite a number to choose from where we live, including two that we can walk to from our home. They called one the horsey park because it has a four person seesaw type thing that has four little horseys that you...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 23, 2012

    Today i went to the playground with my son

    Kaiden :) It just reminded me of the time my mom took me to the same exact playground ;P memories... Kaiden loves the playground! He likes to play in the sandpit! And he loves to swing on the swings! But he did bite a little 3 year old boy which wasnt nice and he said the f...
    MommyToKaiden MommyToKaiden
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2015

    Whether it is locating a shop in a mall

    or calling his friend, my boy is comfortable with instructing Siri to do it for him on his handphone. He uses his clear authoritative voice and speaks into the phone. Sometimes Siri does not get him because of his local accent and he tries again, mimicking Siri's accent. It is...
    novembermoon novembermoon
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2015

    when I was in about 1st

    or 2nd grade I told my mother I had a bruise on my butt. i told her it turn every time I say down and I was lying. it was all a lie. I told her this so when I went to my grand parents house I would say "ouch" when they touched me there. both of them. I formed this plan to make...
    Grace224 Grace224
    18-21, F
    Apr 12, 2015

    Forever "children"

    I remember... the first smiles , the bath, the clothes, the lotion for their skins the hours of sleep I didn't have Kissing their eyes to sleep   I treasure special memories… The falling down by learning to walk The first words that made me smile The enchantments they...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    I Love You...

    I was in my third grade and it was children's day that day...it was quite fun in school since we didn't have to study, could play all day and would get some presents..so I used to look forward for this day in each year...Why do I remember this particular day?  I didn't much like...
    papri papri
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 4, 2012

    I had my 7 years and was in the cafe with my

    father while he was talking I looked at the stars respente I look toward a brighter and remember my grandmother who is there in heaven happy and I know it is because she wants me to be happy. history going back there , as I was saying I saw a shooting star , I knew held desires...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2014

    I Had Always Good Ideas

    As the eldest, I was the leader of the gang and I always had three willing accomplices to implement my ideas. One day, when we were between 1 & 5 years old, my mother took the needle of the record player away so that we couldn't play records and scratch them. I took a sewing...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Apr 1, 2011

    When I was little, it was strange to me.

    Ive lived with my nan, grandad and father from the age of 3 up until I was 14, my mum wasn't on the scene she had a lot of issues with her self so abandoned me, my little brother and sister. My nan is 71 this year and she is my mother, she cleaned my knee if I grazed it and...
    bethbabe321 bethbabe321
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2014

    Flintstones Vitamins

    My childhood lol eating flintsones vitamins like their candy and I refused to eat them unless I get bambam
    hungrytwentyfourseven hungrytwentyfourseven
    22-25
    Sep 1, 2013

    This is proof my mom loves me.

    She bought me these Veggie Tales paper plates because she knew I loved them as a kid, and she thought it would be cute to get them for me. Lol it reminds me of when I had an asparagus toy. If I pressed the button it's eyes would light up and sing a song, I loved it. xD It was...
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    18-21, M
    Sep 24, 2015

    I remember being in group talking about being

    superheroes. One boy wanted to have invisibility powers. One girl wanted to fly. I wanted the ability to grow bigger. Many people would choose the common ones. I chose a rarely thought superpower.
    Profweird Profweird
    22-25, M
    Jul 29, 2015

    Pulled up beside a school bus at a stop light

    after work yesterday and noticed all the little kids inside having fun. I also notice one boy just staring out the window in some kind of deep thought or reflective mood. I remember staring out the school bus window when I was young, and seeing how big and interesting and...
    aag311 aag311
    41-45, M
    Dec 16, 2015

    I saw a post on EP and it was about a girl

    who used her mommy's undies for some reason... Then I just burst our laughing! xD Not merely because of her experience (i wasn't mocking her) but rather of mine. That reminds during kindergarten, I also wore my parent's underwear, only it was of my dad's. -.- I remember the...
    huskiesandmalamutes huskiesandmalamutes
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 8, 2014

    I love childhood memories,

    because I had no idea what was coming.
    aag311 aag311
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 20, 2014

    It's so nice to think back on

    when times were simpler and better. I remember me and my group of close friends getting driven out for a day in the country when we were about 8-9. We ran about the hills and rivers, saw the tip of a rocket, thought we found a cave but it turned out to be a hole in a rock, fell...
    WolfConstellation WolfConstellation
    18-21, F
    Mar 9

    I Just...

    I just remembered some of the days when I couldn't get sleep...i would ask my mum to run her hands thru my hair and i would soon fall asleep...but if she stopped and i didn't sleep yet I would ask her i still need more :) I am grateful that I have had those simple yet loving...
    papri papri
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

    I Was A Strange Child.

    I have a few stories to tell for this. Since most of my stories are more sad I decided to write an uplifting one about some funny things that happened in my childhood :) When I was 11 (I think) I got in big trouble for something, I don't remember what it was exactly but I believe...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    12 Responses Mar 15, 2012

    I recently made a new friend in a tree.

    It was while I was walking with a female friend in a park that I spotted a most climbable Oak.It was big and bald,obviously rich in wisdom,it called my name.there was nothing else for it,I announced my intention,lost my sweater and rushed toward my challenge like a pining dog to...
    Mrmeaner02 Mrmeaner02
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 16, 2015

    Ghost Of Christmas Past

    Years ~ 1982-1988. Oxford, Pennsylvania. My grandmother's brick cottage tucked into the rolling country hillside. Snow. Grandfather's clock tick-tocking gently in the background. Exhausted from working all day on the family Christmas Tree farm. Smell of the Cedar Tree in the...
    KingsleyMartin KingsleyMartin
    31-35, M
    Dec 18, 2012

    I used to like to play the game Catchy Kissy.

    You get a group of you on the playground and the one who is 'it' turns around. He gives them 20 seconds then chases after the group and catches as many girls or boys as he can and kisses the ones he catches. The first one caught is 'it' next time. I liked kissing the girls...
    Gumba1000 Gumba1000
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    Easter

    I haven't really celebrated Easter in over three decades so maybe I'm out of the loop on some things, but when did Easter become sort of like a mini-Christmas for kids where on Easter morning there are new toys waiting for them to be played with and most likely broken by...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx
    51-55, M
    Mar 31, 2013

    Christmas 1968

    That was a very special Christmas. The young boy in awe Hid blue eyes wide. Not from the anticipation of Christmas gifts but the spectacle as Borman, Lovell and Anders flew far away and round the Moon for the first time. Waiting for news on every step of the mission. Watching...
    charlie1960 charlie1960
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2012

    Very Nice Vacations

    We had some great family vacations growing. We went to Iceland, Scotland quite a lot of times mainly the western Islands. We went to Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. We went to Europe Germany, Austria and Switzerland mostly. We went to Canada Newfoundland, Nova Scotia...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    Jan 31, 2013

    It's either 1974 or 75 .

    .. It's late Saturday night ... I should be sleeping but can't ... I click on my transistor radio ... thank goodness the 9 volt battery still has some juice in it ... I turn the dial to my favorite rock station in the state ... there it is ... I'm in time for the call in show...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61
    51-55, M
    Feb 27, 2014

    Years pass people change

    as you can see. You picture them the same . some do change and some don't to be exact. My mom will always ask me questions or story's of my childhood that I still remember about my childhood "boyfriend" his name was Marvin ! My sister would always make jokes or talk about him...
    keila98 keila98
    16-17, F
    Oct 19, 2014

    Got A New Friend

      When I was of 5 or 6 , these color televisions with remotes were not in fashion may because they were very expensive at that time, so most of the people used to have televisions in which you have to change the channel by  your hand with help of the spinning...
    sahiltwou sahiltwou
    22-25, M
    Mar 30, 2010

    To sum up my childhood memories,

    I guess one can say that I had a semi-normal and only a semi-happy childhood. I attended a small private boarding school overseas and suffered bullying to a large extent: 1- At home- Yes, I was spanked and for the most part, rightfully so. I was a typical boy and got in to a...
    spankemotk spankemotk
    56-60, M
    Apr 17

    One of My Favorite

    One of my favorite childhood memories always came at tax time.  My family was not well to do so I did not get all of the the cool games and toys that came out all of the time when I was a child.  However, when taxes came back my dad always took me to the store and let...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    Pointing Fingers

     My dad had a realistic model of a hand in his home office. One evening, I took the hand and put it under my younger sister's bedcovers. When she went to bed that night and found the detached, life-like hand pointing up at her, well, it was worth getting grounded for.
    gottatell gottatell
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 21, 2008

    Recently I've been re-experiencing really

    powerful childhood memories. I'm not sure what triggers it, but it's nice.
    lefft lefft
    31-35, M
    Jul 16, 2014

    Playground Urban Legend

    I remember one time around Halloween when I was in either first or second grade there was a story going around the playground about this mysterious black van that appeared out of nowhere. The story was the van was driven by some kidnappers dressed all in black, kidnapping kids...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx
    51-55, M
    Mar 29, 2013

    I love looking back on

    when I was really young but it is depressing at times
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 8, 2014

    Nosey Little Brother

    My younger brother was a funny little guy.  He was extremely independent and very, very sneaky.  He was also very cute with huge eyes and long, spiky eyelashes, and the cutest nose with just a sprinkling of freckles.  We called him Chumbly. One day when he was...
    Myonis108 Myonis108
    56-60, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2009

    I remember a very funny memory.

    (: I was about 3 or 4, &I wanted pudding. My older brother, by 2 years, got the last one. I took it from him, &He took it back. Well I took it from him, &Pushed him on the ground. Then sat on him &Ate it. xD
    H3LLS1C H3LLS1C
    18-21, F
    Jan 16, 2014

    Lmao. When I was 6 or 7 I was playing alone

    jumping rope outside. Happy as can be, I was always happy. Remember the striped jump ropes w the plastic ends as handles yet they were hallow? I had that kind. My older brother came out and asked what I was up to? I said "I was just thinking while I jumped rope". He said...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    If you've never jumped from one couch to

    another to avoid the lava, you didn't have a childhood
    shymic shymic
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014
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