Childhood – Gone, But Not Forgotten

Childhood

“Those were the best days of my life“. How indeed! Now that we are grown up, seeing photographs of our childhood can evoke lot of fond memories – memories that will always be etched in all the cells of our life. Though you can live your childhood only once, you can always relive seeing your own child grow up. Or, it can be any child with its cute little gestures and smiles. Nostalgia sets in, isn’t it?

Two Childhoods

Two Childhoods

It is often said that when you grow old, you tend to be living your childhood once again. I do not know how that is true. But i guess, after having lived all these years of one’s worldly life, having attained all the wisdom and enlightenment of how death is the ultimate truth of life, people go back to their fondest memories of their life – childhood. Else, why would we be told that our life is a full cycle?

Childhood

Can you see the candy inside mouth?

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you gonna get”. But when you are a child, most of us are sure to get few candies. And as adults, those memories will sweeten your life. But remember, there are many children in this world, whose childhood is not so privileged like ours. Should we not fill their lives also with few ‘candies and chocolates’? Read one such story here.

Childhood

Childhood Friends

Aashayein Foundation is one such non-profit organization in India trying to give back dreams to children, kindle hope in their lives, through the medium of education. Show your concern because sharing is caring.

Wanna live your gone-but-not-forgotten childhood once again?

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Which is your fondest memory of childhood? How are you contributing towards make the lives of not-so privileged children better? Do share your thoughts.

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28 Responses to Childhood – Gone, But Not Forgotten

  1. I agree Suyash……bachhpan ke din bhi kya din thhe……truly nostalgic.
    I volunteer at a government school to teach spoken English twice a week, to grade 5 students.
    With another NGO, I am a mentor to 3 girls of class XII…….my tiny contribution….. giving back to society.

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  3. Aquileana says:

    Un post impresionante. Gracias por tu compromiso, Suyash!.
    Un abrazo, Aquileana 😀

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  4. What a lovely post…and very thought provoking too… Cute pictures 🙂 Childhood days are undoubtedly the most magical times of our lives.. and you last question is making me think..thanks for inspiring me to do may share 🙂

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    • I am glad my words could inspire you. I will wait to see your post about new things you will take up in your life.

      Thanks for visiting my posy and for your wonderful appreciation, dear. 🙂 Have a great day…

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  5. Wonderful days those were!! 🙂

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  6. mukhamani says:

    I think I was in my childhood, just thinking about him and made so many mistakes:)))

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  7. mukhamani says:

    Our grandson is almost 1 1/2 years, we are living our childhood with him, when he comes and my parents are lived their when they came to our place at the same time:))

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  8. Raconteur says:

    So sweet 🙂

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  9. Fier says:

    Everything seemed bigger and magical when we were kids.

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  10. For Christmas, my husband and I have started a small charity to buy new bicycles for children whose parents can’t afford them. We also encourage others to do the same thing and then send us photos so we can put them on our blog (http://2wheels2kids.wordpress.com/). Sometimes they send the money to us to use here. We’re in our second year and it’s great!

    janet

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