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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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    Only From 12 On

    anything before that was with birth family and i knew i was not wanted
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 23, 2011

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    I remember that my first concert was Trans-Siberian Orchestra. I didn't want to go see an "orchestra" and for that reason, I argued with my parents about going. Eventually, I gave...
    Zach7633 Zach7633 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I remember going to my Paternal Aunt's house as a child. I ate so much, I got sick on the way back to Dad's house that we had to turn around and go back to her house. I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    It all started when I was in the 3rd grade. We liked each other a lot but we were just kids so it wasn't such a big deal, we were too shy to even talk to each other. He would...
    iDanyLee iDanyLee 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    One kid my mother babysat called me names for fun while I was just minding my own beeswax with a nasty smirk on her face. A smirk I'd gladly ***** slap off her face If that brat...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    To an extend this is true, but you have to understand if gods eyes we are all children of God.
    SkyWisdom SkyWisdom 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    On the last day of my childhood (before my 13th birthday), I went to Toys R Us and they were playing this song : "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" It described my...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I freak in hate children and babies. I used to work at a daycare when I fell on hard times and needed a job. It was the worst experience EVER!! I have 2 boys but that's very...
    SabrinaIlinca SabrinaIlinca 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    LOVELOVELOVE. Just as soon it ends, the countdown begins till next year! Seems like Christmas shopping starts earlier and earlier each year. Probably by mid-Sept we will start...
    sammy0289 sammy0289 26-30, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I was thinking that the first four years of my life I wasn't around many people. I was the first born child. My family is from Kansas and my father moved to Colorado for work just...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I think people often underestimate what depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 day ago

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    Hello, I am fourteen years old and I know all too well about cps. I will never trust them to help a child or a family. They have been in my life and ruined it since I was six. In 2...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I've never told anyone or brought it up to anyone. I am 24 and till this day I still think about those times i got molested. As far as I can remember it probably started when I was...
    lay1990la lay1990la 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Where do I begin? I guess I will start with my first memory when I was maybe 6 years old being hurried away in a car with my sister and mother to stay with my aunt and uncle...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a neighbor who is so obsessive compulsive . Is ready for every holiday months before . She was over yesterday July 25,th and was telling me how she has made her gift tags...
    Iamtheoriginaldancemom Iamtheoriginaldancemom 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mom and dad were both drug addicts and alcoholics. I lived in a bad neighborhood with not many friends. Birthdays and Christmases were basically non existent for me. The day I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Santa is a Woman I hate to be the one to defy sacred myth, but I believe he's a she. Think about it. Christmas is a big, organized, warm, fuzzy, nurturing social deal, and I have...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Santa is a Woman I hate to be the one to defy sacred myth, but I believe he's a she. Think about it. Christmas is a big, organized, warm, fuzzy, nurturing social deal, and I have...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    When the only money worry you had was not having enough pocket money to buy everyone a christmas present ✨ When the biggest decision you had to make was which colour toothbrush...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    this morning i have awoken from a dream of a pretty typical scene from my childhood. this was my mother coming to the door of one of my friends houses when i would of been about 11...
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    my favorite time of year...Christmas. I always remember the happy times with my family. I have a rather large family and for the last 23 years we haven't gotten together. my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    Hey Katelyn, you're a one ******* cold *****.. but no one will ever be as perfect as you were, you still are.. You have probably moved on already, yeah i know you said you won't...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I'd be willing to bet if you asked most people what their favorite holiday is that most of them would say Christmas, not not me. Christmas is my 2nd favorite holiday behind...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I love everything about Christmas from decorations to the food (I hate receiving I'd rather give then receive). I LOVE LOOKING AT THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC
    eddie2448 eddie2448 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I love children. It all began when I was a child and in Sunday School we would sing Jesus loves the little children. It moved me every time I sung it fighting back tears of joy. I...
    Neoebonite Neoebonite 46-50, M Jul 16

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    I love children. It all began when I was a child and in Sunday School we would sing Jesus loves the little children. It moved me every time I sung it fighting back tears of joy. I...
    Neoebonite Neoebonite 46-50, M Jul 16

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    Especially this year. My sister's coming home for Christmas, only if it's for a little while, we're all together.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

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    My mother hates me a lot. Now, the whole family abandoned me for having a better life. Here's the saddest part of my story, they held me responsible (breadwinner) for everything...
    msyuism msyuism 26-30 Jul 16

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    Who remembers swinging on these bad boys as a child
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Hello Im a 31 year old Female...Married with Children. .I was Molested by my Dad...I remember I was about 8 years old...My dad would turn on *********** soo I can watch with him...
    Charitee Charitee 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Background: I had been dating my best guy friend for a month at this point. We both had never kissed anyone, and we are seniors in high school. First Attempt... I am on the phone...
    whatdoesafoxsay whatdoesafoxsay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    does anyone else remember the spring link metal frame? that cuts deep if your leg gets caught?
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I don't think any parent 20 years down the road will look back on his/her time with his/her kids and say I'm sad I didn't respond to all of my Facebook notifications. Or texts. Or...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Some of my happiest memories growing up are those of my mother reading to me. I loved curling up in her lap, her gentle voice taking me on adventures overseas, galaxies, and...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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    One our biggest responsibilities as parents are to teach our children to make good choices. It’s not enough for them to do the right thing simply because someone tells them to...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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    At the end of three hours, I was exhausted. When I offered to take care of my friend’s Autistic son for a few hours, I had no idea what I was getting into. My friend made caring...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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    for as long as she could remember she never fit in for as long she could remember she was on the outside for as long as she could remember she was a mistake for as long as she...
    iamamistake iamamistake 51-55, F Jul 13

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