Whether you are planning to raise your baby yourself or place your baby for adoption, one day your child will be curious about you: where you came from, what you looked like when you were young, what your likes and dislikes were. On the following pages you can create a history of your inner and outer self for your child to look at later, when they may have questions about you.
(Because you are writing a history to be read in the future, the topics are written in past tense.)
Right now, I am _____ years old.
These were the people who were in my family: (List brothers’ and sisters’ ages.)
My favorite family member(s) was:
These were my favorite things about this person(s):
For fun our family used to do these things:
One of our family holiday traditions was:
These are some of the happy things I remember about my family:
These are some of the sad things I remember about my family:
Next: My Likes & Dislikes
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