When you were a kid did you always make a wish before you blew out the candles on your birthday cake? Maybe I should re-phrase that? Do you remember your childhood? Oh, come on, don’t pout. I’m only joking. My own feels like it was a million years ago.
Do you remember what you wished for?
Did you wish for a baby sister or brother? Or for the sibling you already had to magically disappear? Did you wish for a particular toy you wanted really badly, but your parents said you couldn’t have? Or a shiny, new bike? Or a pair of figure skates? Or for your mother to let you eat chocolate cake and french fries for breakfast?
And what about when you got older?
Were your wishes more grown-up versions of your childhood requests? A baby of your own? A shiny, new Continue reading