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Your earliest memories come from which age? How old were you in the first moments you can remember?

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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 08:21 AM
My earliest memories would be when I was
about 2 or 3 years old.I can remember the first house
we lived in, listening to the radio, Mom taking me to the movies
although I cant remember the film we saw. Remember one of
my uncles in an Army uniform. This would have been around 1945.
Lots of random childhood memories during that time period that
have been forgotten for decades.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 08:31 AM
2 or 3, I'm leaning more towards 3. The memory isn't clear but I remember getting tossed in the air and remember looking into the mirror with my mother the first time (at 3). The mirror part is why I believe in reincarnation, because that was when I said to myself - this is who I am now. I have plenty of memories when I was 4 and in fact that was my favorite year out of the 33 that I have been on this earth.

Maybe that's why I still have eyes of a child. I have been told I have an old soul but my perspective on life is idealistic as a child with an out of the box vision.
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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 08:41 AM

Originally posted by GLontra
I'm interested in check how far people can remember their early childhood.

That's because I really can't remember anything that happened to me before I was 4 years old.

It's like if I didn't exist before that age.

People here can remember something prior to the age of 4 years old?

Anyone remember any experience at the age of 2, or at the age of 3?

I really can't remember anything...

My situation is word for word like yours. I remember when I was looking up to the ceiling
when I was 4 and that when I woke up I did not remember anything even to the day prior.
Really weird and makes me think that I was put into this simulation at that age with fake
memories which I failed to recall.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:24 AM
i know people will call b.s. on my story, but my earliest memory is at 8 months. there are scientific research papers that back up my claim.

i have asperger's syndrome, it's on the autistic spectrum of disorders, but at the higher-functioning end. i find it quite useful most of the time, though i'm awkward/asocial around people i don't know and social situations/emotions confuse me, other parts of my brain are souped up. for some reason i didn't experience much childhood amnesia at all. i'll forget something in 10 seconds if i'm not interested (so i write on my hands), but i remember things people say word for word if it is interesting.

the memory is of me saying my first word. i was on a trampoline in the back yard, my mom gave my grandma her seat, then went back inside for another one. there was a jet flying overhead (my dad flew planes as a hobby, just ultralites) and i made the association between it and my dad (i remember feeling pleasure at this) and i pointed and yelled "aplaa". yeah, i know it isn't a real word, but close enough to airplane.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:25 AM
I remember swimming around in this dark tube and running into this round thing and getting my head stuck in it. I went inside it and floated down the tube in the direction that I first came until the round thing got stuck in some sort of wall.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:29 AM
I have lots of memories from being a child, I can remember being in my first pre-school for example, but I have other memories that I know roughly when they happened, but couldn't put them into chronological order.

Like I remember what I got for my fifth birthday, but I remember playing with my brother who was a baby at the time, so I would have been 3. I'd say that would be my earlier memory, playing with my brother. I fell over and skinned my knee, and was crying, and my mum put a plaster on my knee. I asked my brother to help me up
He was about 18 months old at the time

I feel quite sad that I don't remember much of my early life.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:45 AM
I can remember getting changed on the kitchen table, and peeing before my mother could get a new diaper on....I remember taking a nap in a laundry basket, and getting a bath in the kitchen sink.

Now, when my daughter was 2-3, she would say things like...We always washed our clothes outside, or, When I was a little girl, we didn't even HAVE mailboxes...

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:49 AM
The age of two, walking to my house for the first time.

You lose previous memories when you begin to speak. Learning how to talk rewires the brain, so basicaly any memory you have before learning to talk is erased. So I imagine that the ages will vary.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 09:49 AM
My earliest memory is also from the age of four.

I distinctly remember walking down my grandmother's staircase with four fingers held up and saying repeatedly, 'I am four years old.'

I also remember my very first baby sitter named Lisa who watched me when I was four.

There are also vague memories of my parent's apartment we lived in up until I was 2 years old but I'm not sure if they are true memories or planted memories from looking at photo albums.

ETA: A post above made me think of this: I also remember being so little my mother would sometimes give me baths in the kitchen sink. lol I do not know how old I was, though. I was also the runt of the family so that doesn't necessarily mean I was a toddler.
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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:17 AM
not my earlyest memory but one of the main ones i rember i was 2-3 and was early in the morning mom said we where going to mc donalds and thought it was kinda wiered due to the time i went anyway and she ended up taking me to the hospital to get my might spell this wrong but tonsiles and adnoids removed do to enlarged swelling i was mad since i dident get mc donalds and couldent eat solid foods agin for weeks....also rember when i was 1 i fell off the porch and fell on a glass shard and cut my knee open .
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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:20 AM
Not sure but i was months old as supposed to a year as what I remember was me lying on my back looking up. 2 people at my feet and trees on either side. My mother has confirmed this event. My next vivid memory I was about 1 1/2 and the next after that about 3. I do remeber early childhood better than I remember some more recent events lol

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:24 AM
I have a vague memory of being pushed along in my buggy when I was two, but my first real memory is my 4th birthday. I was running down the stairs so fast to get to my prezzies I fell down
Another memory fron the same age is when my dad went to fight in the Falklands. I was waiting for him to come home and got realy upset because I forgot how to wave.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:28 AM
I know there are memories I have prior to this, but this happened when I was 2. None of the prior memories come to me right now aside from being sick and an incident where I broke a glass door. I can at least TRY to assure you of my honesty, but it's expected that I'm not believed based on the way people take things around here. But come on, they're just memories anyway.

My family and I were at my grandmother's house, and there was a lamp which had no bulb in it.
I remember kind of edging over to the lamp from one side of the couch, and without hesitation, shoving my finger where the light bulb should have been. I remember parts of the house vividly, and had only been there a few times. (Never after age 2)
My grandmother says she remembers seeing me get blasted away from the lamp when I got electrocuted, and my mother remembers the lights in the house flickering while she was upstairs in the shower.
I wasn't knocked unconscious or anything, in fact, I remember getting blown back after touching the lamp.

I have a lot of memories that I know were from around the age of 1-and-a-half to 2-years-of-age.

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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:38 AM
I have a few specific memories of the place we lived until I was 3 - playing on a swing my dad made for me, playing in the yard, and I even have memory from when I was an infant. It is of my mom singing a nursery rhyme to me. Memories from very young are few, though. I remember much more from when I was older than 3 or 4.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:41 AM
i remember my 1st birthday,summer,cottage on the st lawrence river,sitting on the kitchen table destroying my cake with my bare hands,relatives all around laughing .me with cake all over my face and hands.i have a black and white picture if it.also when i was 1 or 1.5 years of age,it was early in the morning,my parents still asleep,i got out of my crib and was playing on my bedroom floor.i was pulling the electric cord to my lamp in and out of the socket and must have touched both prongs at the same time and got the hell shocked out of me.funny thing is that i didnt cry or yell because i was scared that i would get into trouble,as my mother had told me repeatedly not to touch the electrical outlets.i am 42 now and remember that morning quite clearly.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:41 AM
my earliest memory is of when i am two years old & i have the chicken pox. i remember being naked covered in calamine lotion saying "dont touch me!" haha. for some odd reason though the memory is in third person, as if im someone else watching myself act out the scene..odd.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:46 AM
I remember distinctly in my psychology class that it is extremely rare to remember anything before age 3. Actually it's not hard to see why. We have to learn soo much in our first three years that there is no reason for us to remember anything. Think about it for a second. We have to develope balance, learn to walk, run, starting stages of speach and very low forms of gramer, comprehension of the world around us, not potty in our pants, shapes, colors, and the alphabet. The list is so big for what we as humans have to learn from birth to about the age of 3 we don't have time to remember situations.

It is cool reading peoples stories though

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:52 AM
reply to post by foreshadower99

I had a very similiar thing happen to myself. I had an out of body experience around 4 or 5, I woke up and felt like everything up to that point just vanished. My mother took me to a psychiatrist and I remember telling him that I felt like an angel removed my soul and replaced it with a new one. It was very scary for me st the time, thankfully things got to normal after time.

My earliest memory is around 1 or 2 when I got a bath in the tub for he first time, however that's the only memory from that age; obviously from my experience above. Just thought it was weird that's all I can remember before my out of body experience.

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:56 AM
My earliest was between 4-6

Setting the closet on fire ...Check
Putting water in my dads brand new car cause he needed gas....Check
First day of school I had no idea how to tie my shoes....

posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 11:56 AM
Actually I have always been amazed at how aware I was as a child. I remember when I was 2 and up. There was this one time when I was spreading poop on the sliding glass door. I also remember when I was being neglected by my babysitter after my mother dropped me off. I can recall that i had a stuffed bunny I talked to, as well as a time that I drank gasoline because I was thirsty on a hot Florida day. Although certain memories can be scattered, I can remember quite alot to my surprise. Can the formation of reality vary among children? I have always wondered why or why not some children are more aware than others. Is this a survival mechanism that is part of human evolution, or is reality just not present in young children? This is an answer I have looked for, for a very long time. I have been legally blind since birth, and wonder if the heightening of other senses could contribute to an earlier formation of reality. SF I love these discussions.

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