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Let's share something good with each other what is your earliest POSITIVE memory?
Posted 07 January 2006 - 05:26 AM
Probably my favourite childhood memory would have to be with my grandpa. He was always doing stuff like this but anyway one day I was talking about how I had lost all my baby teeth and now the tooth fairy wouldnt come to me anymore. Well he went to the cupboard, pulled out one of those lolly teeth, broke one off and put it in a glass for me to put beside my bed. I did and when I woke up the next morning there was $2 in there and my grandpa was just grinning and said 'never say never'.
Posted 11 January 2006 - 04:28 PM
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Posted 28 February 2006 - 03:22 AM
~I was at my parents house(well, trailer) and suddenly my mom's grandparents pull into the driveway! My "dad" yells at us all(mom, me and my brother) to hide. I start crying. Daddy has to hide us, in hopes they'll think we're not home. But then my mom does the only good thing I've ever seen her do in my life, and she goes and opens to door. I know she probably got a good beating for doing that. Because you see, my grandparents were there for ME. They collected the stuff I absolutely needed, talked for a few minutes, and took me away from there. I never had to go back again. I was so happy I was jumping up and down. Sure maybe it made my real mom feel bad, but I didn't care. I was gonna be free from being hurt.
~My next positive memory is from that same time period. I was in the social services office and I guess my grandma was doing some paperwork to get the adoption set up. There was this awesome antique doll house. OMG I wanted it! I played with it the whole time.(I got one just like it for my 7th birthday!)
~Lastly, my last happy memory is when I was five. I had had my operations on my eye(my retina had been detached for some time due to hard blows to the head) and had fully healed. We were in court. I don't remember much of it. I just remember seeing my new mommy and daddy sitting up by the judge saying they wanted me. My "old" parents had no trouble signing over rights, my new mommy(grandma) says thats because they were afriad of going to jail. My social worker gave me a strawberry shortcake doll! She was nice. We left and I just remember thinking "This is my new mommy and daddy" and feeling happier then I ever had before in my short life.
~If only I had reflected more on these memories as a teen, ha! Mighta saved my mom some backtalk and grief:-P
I love my parents so much. Gosh. Thanks for this, now I'm actually looking forward to going home next week for spring break!
Posted 15 May 2006 - 04:14 PM
When I was between 3-5 ( not completely sure how old) I stayed with my paternal grand parents... I remember my nanna putting me to bed... she would curl me up in her lap and smooth my hair ... I remember holding her cameo pendant that i would rub between my thumb and finger as I drifted off to sleep...I remember her smell and her voice singing me to sleep so clearly that it feels like the 30 years in between then and now is but a moment... to this day i always wear my own cameo and going to the hair dressers is comical as I start to fall to sleep if anyone plays with my hair.... lol
(ps can you tell I adored my nanna lol)
Posted 05 June 2006 - 05:38 PM
Posted 12 June 2006 - 07:22 AM
When I was between 3 and 5 me and my cousins would spend a lot of time together which really made me happy, we'd go outside and play with bugs or just stay inside and play power rangers or something like that :P/>
When I was 9 I met the greatest friend of my life and me and her are still best friends to this very day.. when we were younger we used to spend so much time together.. when my mom and her husband were always fighting she was always there to comfort me when I needed a friend... :)/>
Posted 23 August 2006 - 09:55 PM
I think my favorite childhood memory would have to be when I was 3 and we had just moved into our new house. My mom and her friend went to the store and I threw a fit because I wanted to go but had to stay home with dad and the friend's husband. Mom told me they'd bring me home something and I remember thinking "oh yeah, a candy bar.. I want to goooooo!" When then came home I ran out into the car port to meet them and sitting on the friend's lap was an adorable little kitten! We named him Bailey and had him until I was 17.
This is a great thread!!
Posted 18 April 2007 - 03:07 PM
Thanks for boosting this thread, Lou! It made my day :)/>
Posted 18 April 2007 - 03:52 PM