4405 Days · 8 Moments · April 2006

Grandma, tell us about...


15 May 2018

SCHOOL What schools did you go to? (When, date etc.) Primary school? High school? College? What school activities and sports did you participate in? What was school like for you as a child? How did you like school? What was your favorite subject in school and why? What subject in school was the easiest for you? What was your least favorite subject in school and why? Who was your favorite teacher and why was he/she special? How do you think fellow classmates from school would remember you best? Did you get good grades? What did you wear to school? Describe it. What school activities and sports did you participate in? Did you and your friends have a special hangout where you liked to spend time? Were you ever given any special awards for your studies or school activities? How many years of education have you completed?
Do you remember any fads from your youth? Popular hairstyles? Clothes? Did you ever go on any family trips as a child? What was your favourite? Did you have a special place that you liked to go as a child Were there any fads during your youth that you remember vividly? What did you want to be when you grew up?
Do you remember having a favorite nursery rhyme or bedtime story? Do you remember not having enough food to eat because times were hard for your family? What were your favorite toys and what were they like? What were your favorite childhood games? What is your earliest childhood memory? Describe the personalities of your family members. What kind of games did you play growing up?
GROWING UP Could you tell me a story or any memory of your brothers and sisters? What did your family do for fun when you were a child? What was the house (apartment, farm, etc.) like? How many rooms? Bathrooms? How would it differ from houses nowadays? Did it have electricity, telephone, indoor plumbing Was there a chore you really hated doing as a child? What kinds of books did you like to read?
FIRST YEARS When and where were you baptized, and what was your religion? What church did you attend/where? Where was your first home? In what other homes/places have you lived? What were your earliest memories of your home?
YOUR FAMILY What are the full names of your mother, father, brothers and sisters? What are their birth dates? Where were they born?
BIRTH When and where were you born? What is your birthdate? Do you know anything about your birth details, weight, were you early, etc.

23 April 2006

YOUR NAME What is your full name and why were you named that? (Include maiden name.) Were you named after someone else? Did you have a nickname when you were growing up? If so, what was it and why were called that? Have you had any other nicknames as an adult? What do your family members call you now?