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A Letter to You as a Child

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Write a letter to yourself at a certain age. Is there anything specific you would tell yourself? Is there anything you know now that you wish you knew then? Let yourself know! You could include telling yourself what you're like in the future. THe possibilities are endless!

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A Letter To Me as a Child

Hey Andrew,

I just wanted to let you know that the future is pretty fun, but also stressful.  Let me give you a little bit of advice.  When you are studying for tests, try to starts studying before the night before the test.  Also, mom and dad are freaking out …

Dear Past Self

For the first assignment, I chose “A Letter to Yourself as a Child”.

Dear younger self,

You are 12 years old and you are about to start your first year of middle school, congrats! I know you’re scared and anxious to begin a new life at a new school, but …

Hey You, It’s Me in 6 Years

Hello 16 year old self!

So we are 22 now and about to graduate from the University of Mary Washington! I have some things I want to tell you about high school: don’t stress out so much! You spent a lot of time studying and stressing about classes and getting …

It’s Me, You from the Future

Dear Little Lindsey,

At your age, you’ve already been through a lot – parents divorcing, mom going to college, moving across the country three times – and yet, much to my relief, you’ve always kept your head high. Honestly I’m really proud of you for that. People always tell you …

Dear Past Self,

Wow. I have so much to say that I couldn’t even choose a specific age. Where do I even start? I think I’ll start in 8th grade when you just turned 14. Cannot believe this, because Vivian just turned 14 and she might be going through the same things as …

Writing Assignments – A Letter to You as a Child

Dear 13 year old Sophia,

No, not everyone is out to get you. I understand that mom and dad may seem like the worst people in the world, but they really aren’t. Stop picking on your little sisters. They’re going to be your best friends soon enough. Hug each one …

Dear Naive Jenna,

Stop what you are doing, look around you and take it all in. You’re 17, starting your senior year of high school and have the whole world ahead of you. Stop worrying about what college you are going to attend, what school you will be playing field hockey at and …

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