Memory Triggers – Family Relationships

Were you the oldest, youngest child? Did you have household chores/outside chores?  Did you have jobs, get an allowance?  Who cooked, when did you learn to cook, to iron?  Who made the family clothes or did you shop for them?  Did you learn to knit, embroider or other domestic skills?  When did you learn to drive/did you know about fixing a car? How was your mail delivered?  Did the family keep in touch with distant family/visit often?  Did you have childhood diseases?  What pets did the family have? How did the family spend the evenings?  Take Sunday drives? Were you especially close to a relative?

Write about any of these or something else that these make you think of….

This is the assignment for this week’s family memory writing group.


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