What YOU thought as a kid…

I am in the midst of writing a collection of thoughts from people about what they thought as a child. I would love to hear yours! For example:

“I thought that when you moved into a new house, the people that used to live there moved into your old house.”
Chris, age 7

“When I was a kid, I thought that when you got married and went on your honeymoon, you actually had to go to the moon.” Dana, age 5

What did you think as a kid? Let me know your thoughts and be a part of my new book: What I thought as a Kid. ***Please leave your name and an age that you thought it!***



***EDIT 9/2/2013***

Read what Big A thought as a kid here: http://dmwrightbooks.com/2013/09/02/what-big-a-thought-as-a-kid/




21 Responses to “What YOU thought as a kid…”

  1. sra2ssgt April 10, 2008 at 5:14 pm #

    When I was a kid, I was absolutely positive that all my toys and possessions came to life and had a big party the second I went to sleep, and then when I woke up everything would immediately return to its rightful place.

    Jason, age 6

  2. Sherri Beck April 19, 2008 at 11:55 pm #

    When I was a kid…they said that Jesus lived in you. So I always pictured Jesus in my stomach sitting at a desk with lots of papers on it. Then when I drank something it would pour down on his desk and the papers would go all over and he would have to clean it up.

    Sherri age 5

  3. Sara (the Great) August 26, 2008 at 2:32 pm #

    I used to think that people lived in the radio. So, when you turned it on they would begin to play songs and or talk (ex. give the news or traffic report.) I always wondered how they lived in there and how they survived and how they got in and stayed in the radio. But I guess I just figured it was magic.

    Sara age 4

  4. Sara (the Great) August 26, 2008 at 2:35 pm #

    I actually believed my parents when they told me that if you ate watermelon seeds a watermelon would grow in your stomach. I accidentally swallowed some seeds one time and wondered how big the watermelon would grow and how would it come out. I was pretty worried. Then I forgot all about it and lived happily ever after.

    To this day, when I swallow a watermelon seed I always think about believing that silly story!!

    Sara age 4

  5. goodbadandugly2 January 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm #

    When I was a kid, I believed all people got Christmas trees on their bday (my bady was christmas day) 🙂

  6. kirsty815 March 28, 2009 at 11:00 am #

    I thought I could breath under water and that I could talk to animals, the latter not smart I know..lol

  7. Marilyn March 28, 2009 at 10:04 pm #

    I thought that if I closed my eyes really tight while watching tv,I would somehow be transported into the telly and be part of all the action!

  8. kweenmama March 30, 2009 at 7:31 pm #

    I thought that when food entered the blood stream, it splashed.

    Kari Ann (age 3–I think)

  9. dmwright March 30, 2009 at 7:32 pm #

    Thanks, ladies! You have all been entered into the drawing! Great thoughts!! Love the splash, Kweenmama!! LOL

  10. Sammanthia March 30, 2009 at 11:28 pm #

    I thought french kissing was something people only did in France until I was in the 8th grade.
    Does that count or is it too lame to be considered a thought? I’m embarrassed to admit that it’s true.
    I am lame.

    • dmwright March 31, 2009 at 11:34 am #

      Sam – HILARIOUS! That is a great thought!! You are entered!

  11. Kyooty March 31, 2009 at 2:09 pm #

    When I was a kid, I thought cats were girls and dogs were boys. I also thought Big Bird was a girl?

  12. blueviolet March 31, 2009 at 3:26 pm #

    I thought the only thing that made pee was drinking something and the only thing that made poo was eating something.

  13. dmwright March 31, 2009 at 6:00 pm #

    Thanks for the thoughts! Check back in Friday PM for the winner. If you could leave a name and an age that you thought these hilarious thoughts, that would be great!!

  14. Sprite's Keeper April 3, 2009 at 12:08 pm #

    I honestly thought I controlled other people’s thoughts and actions. Took a while to come out of that one. I’m okay now..

  15. Captain Dumbass April 3, 2009 at 1:27 pm #

    I was a little boy, so I didn’t really think.

    I’m still trying.

  16. Captain Dumbass April 3, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    I honestly don’t know why I’m having so much trouble with this? I can’t remember anything I used to think. Too much repetitive head injuries.

  17. Heather P November 6, 2009 at 3:28 pm #

    I thought that if you laid down while kissing you would get pregnant. I didn’t understand how your body knew if you were laying down or not…


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