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I Remember Christmas As A Child

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    Listening For Santa......

    We all remenmber what it was like when we were young children, the wonder and the excitment of Christmas Eve....... Listening For Santa; A squeak on the the stairs, could santa be here? better pull up my blankets, right up to my ears, so he will see me fast asleep...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 13, 2010

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    Christmas Is For Children

    The infant class were doing painting this morning, teacher asked that they draw and paint a picture about the baby Jesus.After a while, Miss was looking at a young girl's design which included a Man leading a donkey on which sat a woman holding a very large bundle and a funny six...
    DesertRanger DesertRanger 66-70, M Dec 23, 2011

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    I don't know why, but recently, my mind has been drifting away A LOT thinking about my childhood. Sometimes it scares me, because I seem to remember certain moments too very well...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    One of my childhood heroes passed today. I've been a huge professional wrestling fans as far back as I can remember. The Ultimate Warrior had that wildness and energy that as a kid...
    Royced45 Royced45 36-40, M Apr 9

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
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    My parents are pretty much the epitome of the American Dream, but ascension into the middle-class has made them pretty ****** people. They both grew up really poor and had to raise...
    HipHipJorge HipHipJorge 26-30 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    During our marriage he usually had nothing to do with the kids unless he was to get a pat on the back for it or he had to do it to make himself look good in the eyes of others. He...
    dolphindiaries dolphindiaries 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    Y do parents insist on seeing their kids after a program ? It never fails there's always at least one parent who goes to their son or daughter to tell them how good they did. It...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F Apr 8

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    I'm not a new member. I used this site, but I stopped, because of personal problems and didn't have time, but now I'm back and had to re-register, because I forgot my password and...
    CmonLetMeRide CmonLetMeRide 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Ancient Egypt. Recently I had this vision while relaxing and I was looking up, like I was laid down (which I was in real life too) and I could see this mask, it was like those...
    zoelouisedude zoelouisedude 18-21, F 35 mins ago

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    I have only told a few people during the last 24 years. The first time I told my cousin, and she told her Mom. I remember the night when my Mom received a call from her sister...
    pensacola123 pensacola123 36-40 2 Responses Mar 27

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    In one day, I was at the zoo with my dad , we saw so many different animals and species that I started to like all kinds of animals , so I am already grown up and still love Them...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was a freshman in high school, and I was dating a senior who was Vice President of the anime club and I thought I was cool **** because he drove a car from the 90's and had long...
    kitcat2013 kitcat2013 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 11

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am a step-parent to three children ages 12, (almost) 11, and 9. Their biological mother walked out on them on their father when the youngest was about a year and a half old, and...
    TeaMother TeaMother 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I remember people from my family, when I was little, they hugged each other. I probably was hugged as a baby, but I don't remember it. I have pretty good and clear memories since I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    That day she was crabby because we kind of tried to make her crabby so she wouldn't remember that her birthday was coming up (we surprised her one day before her birthday). She was...
    Waterfall003 Waterfall003 13-15 3 hrs ago

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    I went hiking on Koko Head (a steep mountain in Hawaii) and on the way down, I tripped and fell. I rolled/tumbled down about a third of the mountain. I remember thinking "damn...
    jimmychews jimmychews 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    It's a time when my family gets together, watches Christmas shows, and just has a wonderful time overall. Last year, I visited my brother, his wife, and their two kids (they have...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I lost my Father to cancer when I was nine. A man I remember as honest, kind, generous... a true empath like me. I don't remember much at all after this, most of the time my...
    IamAnonGirl IamAnonGirl 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I remember my first kiss, with the girl who is now my girlfriend. Her name is Megan, and we met through mutual friends and we became bestfriends instantly. I became really attached...
    KontGat KontGat 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I adopted 2 sons and my oldest son and he has reactive attachment disorder. he was fine as a child and when he hit middle school he got with the wrong crowd, didnt do his homework...
    MonicaOlivia69 MonicaOlivia69 41-45, F Apr 9

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    My mom drank through my entire childhood and would take me to house parties and lock me in the bathroom or get anyone she could to babysit me. Including disgusting men. I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I blanked out a lot of my childhood & really only remember small parts. Which is interesting because I remember all of the weird spiritual things that happened....
    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I think I met my husband from a past life. I have always felt that I was somehow able to tell when meeting someone from a past life. I just instantly connect with them...
    marblelapis marblelapis 22-25, F Apr 2

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    When I was small :- • I'd put my arms in my shirt and told people I lost my arms • Would restart the video game whenever I knew I was going to lose • Had that one pen...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As I kid. I remember I didn't like it. Maybe I need to give it another go? o.O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    About being an autistic child- (mild autism/ Aspergers) When I was very young, I felt as though I had something very old inside me, looking out through my eyes. It carried such a...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I was tinkering around the computer when I found a Word document with Santa's letter, the one I got the Christmas prior. I didn't tell anyone for a few years though. Extra gifts...
    allonsyalexa allonsyalexa 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Being the oldest of my siblings has its advantages and disadvantages. My childhood was a very dark place, coated with the scent of cigarettes & booze. I remember everything, but my...
    queeeenb queeeenb 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I remember being born in the 14th century. At first I thought it was just an obsession with the medieval period but the more I looked at peasants clothes and the Middle Ages the...
    xxdellaxx xxdellaxx 18-21 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I got spanked a lot all through my childhood and teenage years. I am told I was spanked before this, but the first one I still remember I was 7 years old. We had gone on a hike...
    JulieW82 JulieW82 31-35, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I guess Christmas is about family, I love the smell of a real Christmas tree, love decorating it finding those homemade ornaments of years past, love and all the gatherings and...
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I've got a childhood friend mark we were the best he used to defend me when his sister hit me we took care of each other, once i have got a little brain problem in maths mum...
    Yasmin9 Yasmin9 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Children needs to be disciplined, no matter the age or gender. That is how me and my sisters and my brother were raised - I was born in a underclass household in the early 70's...
    MaryKoviski MaryKoviski 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Children needs to be disciplined, no matter the age or gender. That is how me and my sisters and my brother were raised - I was born in a underclass household in the early 70's...
    MaryKoviski MaryKoviski 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I do not know whether to write this long story or finish my homework..but I feel like expressing myself since I honestly have nobody else at the moment. OK.. here goes nothing. So...
    juliebean4 juliebean4 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I remember playing "parents" with the neighbor girl, 4-5 years older than me, when I was a kid. I didn't want to but she said it was important, that we needed to if I was going to...
    AnAvoidant AnAvoidant 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I think it's because of my ADHD. I can't remember things someone just old me, but i can remember tons of stuff from my childhood!
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 23

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    I can remember when Mom yelled at Dad for driving 20 minutes out of the way because the gas hadn't risen above $.20 yet. Arby's had 5 for 5 in high school. It meant 5 real sized...
    soloexistence soloexistence 46-50, M a week ago

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    A Decision I Made... Years Ago. To have and to hold from this day forward. Sept 15, 2001 on this date I informed my spouse and said "I was going to transition into a woman, many...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 24

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I love everything about it! I love what it represents, the music, the cartoon specials, the snow, the time with family and friends, the decorations, and the spirit that seems to...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28