Get serious about writing down your childhood memories by using these 22 helpful memory prompts.


childhood memoriesMany of us have a goal to write down events and memories from our childhood. We’ll get around to it eventually, we tell ourselves. Someday when we have more time we’ll start from the beginning. We all know how this goes, we never get started.

The exercise of writing down our childhood memories can not only be very valuable to our descendants, but can be a rewarding exercise for us in the process. Focusing on and writing down these memories can bring back long-forgotten thoughts about who we were and what we felt in the past.

Most people spend very little time thinking about their childhood and face writers block when trying to begin. A good way to get started on the writing process is to answer a series of questions designed to jog your memory about specific times, places, events, etc.. These questions act as memory prompts and can bring back memories that you haven’t considered for years.

For a list of great questions to help you start writing about your childhood, visit

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