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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 Myself (2 and 1/2 stars)

Dear 10 year old Kayla,

Never give up your dreams. If there is one thing that you should know it is that sometimes it’s impossible to please everyone no matter how hard you try. You are STRONG. You are SMART. You are BRAVE. Don’t waste your time hanging on every …

A Letter to my Younger Self

Dear Maddie,

Life will seem difficult. You will want to give up, cry, scream, and yell more than you can imagine. That’s okay. Allow yourself to feel those emotions. Bottling them up will do no good. Because life is difficult. It always will be. You just have to learn to …

It’s Not Easy Being 12

Kendall circa 2012

Dear 12-year-old me,

There are many, many things that I would love to say to you.
However, I’m going to keep it simple and straight to the point. The most
important thing I want you to remember is to just be yourself. I know you’ve heard
this …

Dear Past Alexis

Hey there!!

Wow you are 14 and a freshman in high school! Congrats! I know middle school was tough. You need to stop thinking it was hard because of you. Let me tell you, it is hard for everyone!!!

You had an interesting friend group during 7th and 8th grade. …

Dear High School Me,

Dear High School Me,

I know life right now is kind of rough. I know it’s not going how you would like it to go and that you aren’t super happy. I am here to tell you that it will get better. I know you have been hearing this a …

Letter to myself pre-apocalypse

Dear Daniel,

Start preparing. Drop whatever you are doing right now and hoard food. The undead spare no one. The outbreak occurs in California so if you can, get a plane ticket to a different continent. While this will not stop the inevitable, it will delay it. My number one …

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A Letter To You As A Child (2 1/2 stars)- This is a letter to me at 16 years old. Take advantage of high school. Take advantage of having awesome teachers and friends and mentors around …

Dear 13 year old me,

I just wanted to stop by and give you an insight on what the future holds. Enjoy the teen years while they last. After graduating high school is when it all really beings. Choose your friends wisely and don’t over think everything so much! Alway keep your with in God.

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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