What TV shows or movies did you watch as a kid that you shouldn't have?

When I was five: The Twilight Zone. My parents loved that show, and allowed me to watch with them; I really can't tell you why. When my father worked late, Mom couldn't watch alone. She would make us lettuce and mayonnaise sandwiches and we'd huddle on the couch, eating and trembling.When

Is there value in spending a few minutes daily looking at life threw our childhood eyes?

It is neither necessary nor desirable to do that exercise. It avails you nothing special. What is desirable is, never lose that child-like simplicity in enjoying simple pleasures. As adults, we lose that and suffer.I recall the movie, the Polar Express. What is the message it has for you? Think of the bell the boy gets as

Is there value in spending a few minutes daily looking at life threw our childhood eyes?

It is neither necessary nor desirable to do that exercise. It avails you nothing special. What is desirable is, never lose that child-like simplicity in enjoying simple pleasures. As adults, we lose that and suffer.I recall the movie, the Polar Express. What is the message it has for you? Think of the bell the boy gets as

Do you have a favorite picture of your childhood?

Yeah, I sure do. I was like this once upon a time and then got extinct to become me now...

What can help us to remember our childhood memories?

Original Question: What can help us to remember our childhood memories?My formula works for me. I have an advantage though, I come from 6th generation of photographers.James Byron Clayton & Joseph Byron Clayton, Photographers of NottinghamTom Byron's answer to What was it like to grow up

How to raise children without limiting their creativity and intelligence

As a mom of two young kiddos, I've wondered about this too. Thanks for bringing it up!To tackle the first part of your question (creativity), we can look to the insights of Adam Grant, Wharton professor and best-selling author of Originals, and Tony Wagner, Harvard professor and best-selling author of Creating

What was your favorite childhood fable?

This is a fable we were taught orally, it has been put to music all over Greece, with many versions, just as myths were, true to the tradition, retold in many different ways.It is from the Greek medieval time period, showing the us the toughness that was used

Do you have a favorite picture of your childhood?

Yeah, I sure do. I was like this once upon a time and then got extinct to become me now...

What's your favorite song from your childhood?

I love questions that take me back! This one takes me way back.I had many favorites ones as a child. Christmas songs were special because of their seasonal nature. They heralded a magical time, and still do for me.But my favorite favorite song was Swing on a Star by Frank Sinatra. I

What was your favorite fairy tale as a child? Why?

I have always been a fan of Astrid Lindgren's fantasy inspired books

Can we learn to forget our memories?

It depends upon the priority/impact of that incident on your life...Few circumstances makes one to learn life lessons.. it builds the strength and tolerance power.If at all you forgot the memories(impossible) but don't forget the lessons taught by it..In the book

What was your favorite childhood pet?

When I was about 11 or 12 my cat was pregnant. (She was a Champion Abyssinian cat so she had been bred).She was HUGE! I thought she would have at LEAST 4 or 5 kittens. But when the day came she ended up having just one. A

What was your favorite childhood snack?

There are so many candidates. My favorite were shoestring potatoes. I could eat that for hours on end, one stick at a time.I was fond of wise candy. This was a sweet milk and sugar based candy, imported from Japan. Tamoe Ame Rice candy was good too. This used to come with a little

What is your favorite childhood movie?

Mulan - This was, and still is one of my all-time favorites. I can recite the movie line by line. When I was a kid, I used to copy that scene on the roof near the end, when Shan Yu tells her,

What's your favorite food from childhood and how often do you indulge?

I always marveled at how my mom could take the most mundane things and make spectacular meals and desserts from scratch. I never saw her make a boxed cake and things like Jiffy Mix or tube biscuits were sacrilegious! I pretty much learned how to get

What was your favorite and/or best Halloween costume that you wore as a child?

1979, Wonder Woman. Honestly nothing was as comfortable as that, much to my mother's horror.I was a hella headstrong, willful child. I was obsessed with the Lynda Carter TV show Wonder Woman. I had the doll with her Diana Prince/WW change

What was your favorite childhood activity?

My favourite childhood activity, without any doubt at all, was reading. I could read from an early age and would delve into any book that came into my little hands. Fairy tales, Poe's

What is the story of your favorite childhood memory?

Writing letters to my cousin brother on the occasion of rakshabandhan.As my cousin brother's father is at BSF they never stayed more than 2 years at one place. We are basically from South India. But they stayed in North India almost all the time. Since 2010 they're staying

How was Nikola Tesla's childhood?

Nikola Tesla's childhood was very good actually.He had a healthy relationship with his siblings, and his parents were good persons, especially his mother, who had an immense impact on him. Tesla's mother used to do each and every household chores, which even include stitching the clothes for her children.

What can help us to remember our childhood memories?

Original Question: What can help us to remember our childhood memories?My formula works for me. I have an advantage though, I come from 6th generation of photographers.James Byron Clayton & Joseph Byron Clayton, Photographers of NottinghamTom Byron's answer to What was it like to grow up

Whats that one smell that'll always take you back to your childhood?

When I was in school sometimes when my mother could not fix me proper lunch she would make plain paranthas and pack it with mango pickle. Now, the pickle contains oil so what she would do is pack it like this in my tiffin box

What was the most embarrassing moment in your childhood?

Embarrassing would be a gross understatement. It was a tragedy. A terrible disaster.Fancy dress competition was coming up, It was an opportunity to prove that I was more than just academics and drawing competitions. I cashed in, discreetly I got my name enrolled. I wanted to surprise

What is one thing you enjoy most because you were not allowed to do it as a child?

Going to be brutally honest here: Dating and having sex!My libido has calmed down now and I've been in a relationship for a while. We do tend to settle down more as we get older. But in my teens and early 20′s I was a wild thing!My dad wanted to know where I was going

What is the most memorable moment from childhood which you play often in your brain?

This incident happened when I was in 5th standard. That was a summer vacation as usual we spent those vacations in our Uncles home, my dad's younger brother. We are total of 5 children me, my elder brother, younger brother, cousin sister(elder, I call her chechi in Malayalam) and cousin

What's your favorite weird food?

Kimchee, also called Korean sauerkraut. It is fermented cabbage heavily seasoned with red pepper and other spices.It is one of the

What is the most interesting experience you had as a child while playing in the yard?

The neighbor kid down the street had a habit of illegally riding his motorcycle down the sidewalk to get to the field next to my house. I was out front with a couple of children my mom babysat when the kid came down the sidewalk and gunned his

Was there a specific moment in your life that made you realize your childhood was over?

The short version: I was sent home early from a classtrip in Germany only to realize my cellphone had been disconnected and the code to get into my house had changed. In the course of an afternoon my 1% status deteriorated to homelessness.

Is it okay for a 9-year-old to like watching thrillers?

Whenever a parent asks me if it is okay for their child to do any X, I notice they are looking for support as a parent: they have a feeling something isn't right and they don't want to say No to their child.The thing is, every parent knows their child and the

What are the differences in India between 90s kids and today's kids?

Well, the post is in Indian context. What are the differences between 90s kids and today's kids? In every way. With so much changing times, congested places to live in when one thing obsoletes another thing is invented in a modernized

Which are the best Hindi films related to childhood?

Bollywood not only make commercial movies but also some quality movies that attracts the different genre of audience, I like to watch these quality movies. Among all mentioned movies Kaaka Muttai is Kollywood movie.1. Thanks Maa - The film ends showcasing some of the real-life issues of abandoned children and the misery they

What is one thing you enjoy most because you were not allowed to do it as a child?

Going to be brutally honest here: Dating and having sex!My libido has calmed down now and I've been in a relationship for a while. We do tend to settle down more as we get older. But in my teens and early 20′s I was a wild thing!My dad wanted to know where I was going

Was there a specific moment in your life that made you realize your childhood was over?

The short version: I was sent home early from a classtrip in Germany only to realize my cellphone had been disconnected and the code to get into my house had changed. In the course of an afternoon my 1% status deteriorated to homelessness.

What are the differences in India between 90s kids and today's kids?

Well, the post is in Indian context. What are the differences between 90s kids and today's kids? In every way. With so much changing times, congested places to live in when one thing obsoletes another thing is invented in a modernized

Which are the best Hindi films related to childhood?

Bollywood not only make commercial movies but also some quality movies that attracts the different genre of audience, I like to watch these quality movies. Among all mentioned movies Kaaka Muttai is Kollywood movie.1. Thanks Maa - The film ends showcasing some of the real-life issues of abandoned children and the misery they

Which are your most memorable childhood memories as a kid of 90s?

Oh...... I am so lucky i was a kid in 90's.I still remember, my school used to finish at 2 and i reached home at 2.20.As soon i entered the house , my eyes automatically switched to scanning mode and the prey

What are the top three best experiences you had as a child?

Can't name 3 but one is when I tried playing Dark souls.I had played and beat so many games in my life that now I needed a game that would beat me.The game became more than a game, it was way more engaging than real life for me, because I was having

What is the most memorable moment from childhood which you play often in your brain?

This incident happened when I was in 5th standard. That was a summer vacation as usual we spent those vacations in our Uncles home, my dad's younger brother. We are total of 5 children me, my elder brother, younger brother, cousin sister(elder, I call her chechi in Malayalam) and cousin

What is your earliest childhood memory?

One of my earliest childhood memories is horror:My family was sitting in the living room and I had constipation, I was diagnosed with it. I wasn't very happy about it and I was unable to help it. This was not a constipation that could

What causes childhood epilepsy?

Mr. Richards had a fantastic answer, accurately delineating many of the triggers and presentations of seizures, and providing great information on epilepsy in general. However, I think it's important to emphasize that a trigger for a seizure is not the same as a

What are some of your favorite childhood memories?

First & foremost, wish I could have stayed a child forever! Nothing to boast off being an adult!My first day of my first school, my first lunch at school, the taste of bread and jam mixed with my tears.Going home after school and watching evening cartoons on DD Metro.Going to school in dad's cycle when I was in kindergarten,

Is it okay for a 9-year-old to like watching thrillers?

Whenever a parent asks me if it is okay for their child to do any X, I notice they are looking for support as a parent: they have a feeling something isn't right and they don't want to say No to their child.The thing is, every parent knows their child and the

What is the most interesting experience you had as a child while playing in the yard?

The neighbor kid down the street had a habit of illegally riding his motorcycle down the sidewalk to get to the field next to my house. I was out front with a couple of children my mom babysat when the kid came down the sidewalk and gunned his

What is your favorite childhood movie?

Buddhimanthudu (బుద్ధిమంతుడు) Telugu movie is my favorite in my child hood .

What was the most embarrassing moment in your childhood?

Embarrassing would be a gross understatement. It was a tragedy. A terrible disaster.Fancy dress competition was coming up, It was an opportunity to prove that I was more than just academics and drawing competitions. I cashed in, discreetly I got my name enrolled. I wanted to surprise

What's one TV show from your childhood that no one around you seems to have watched?

Johnny Quest. Growing up in the 90s, cable TV had just been introduced in India and this was one of the shows on Cartoon Network. I used to love it. To be fair it was actually a re-telecast, as the original show aired in the US in the 50s. It was about this teenage kid

What's your favorite weird food?

Kimchee, also called Korean sauerkraut. It is fermented cabbage heavily seasoned with red pepper and other spices.It is one of the