My Baby Research Paper

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It was a cold, sunny October day in 1981 when I was born. My mother was in labor for 8 hours and the doctors kept insisting that I was not ready yet, by the time that they finally really checked I was on the verge of falling out onto the floor. I do not have much reference for the first couple of years of my life as is typical. I do however have photos to look at and boy was I an adorable baby my hair would stand straight up. I have been told that back then I did not know a stranger and would talk to anyone about anything at all. The first true memories that I can recall take place immediately following our move from Alabama down to Hollywood, Florida. This is the time of my first visit to a hospital I got a hold of a picture hook and …show more content…
The first one I did not like at all it was very dark and uninviting and I was never really comfortable there but, it was the only one that my family could find that was open late and on the weekends. There would be days where because of everyone’s work schedule I would be dropped off at 8AM and not picked up until night time. Those were rough times and I do not recall them pleasantly at all. I remember they put an extremely inappropriate movie on that had a huge sea monster squid like thing that would wrap its tentacles around the bridge and take it down. I had nightmares regarding that movie for a while. The second daycare that I went to was much better and I was 4 I met my first “boyfriend” Chuckie. He picked me out and wanted me to go sit next to him in the back. He was an older boy, he was in Kindergarten, he was so cute and he gave me my first kiss. Little Shavers is where I first experienced video games, Frogger and Space Invaders on the Atari system. Mornings were fun there we would play on the Atari or we would watch TV usually Inspector Gadget or sadly sometimes Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. I am not sure why but that man always seemed a little off and kind of creepy even …show more content…
Onward to, kindergarten at Boulevard Heights Elementary. I had Mrs. Crawford for my teacher and she was probably just about the best teacher I had. Every week we would learn a new letter from the alphabet and that entire week was spent learning that letter inside and out. At the end of the week we would have food that started with that letter. We also started addition, at the end of the year my school gave math tests to check proficiency levels and if you passed on the first try you got a special certificate that said you were a math whiz kid. During kindergarten I caught chicken pox from someone and ended up having to miss a lot of school including the best time of all field day! I was very upset about that because, I had wanted to do the three-legged race with one of my friends and couldn’t. After kindergarten my first grade teacher really wasn’t as impressive. I know that we had weekly spelling tests and she would

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