When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

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I’m excited to be a part of June’s National Blog Posting Month or NaBloPoMo. They have daily writing prompts too which is great because some days I honestly can’t think up a thing to write. Today’s prompt is, “when you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?”.

My friend and I always played teacher and I thought I would become one. There was this kid, Michael Gates, who failed grade 3 and was in our class. We were terrible at playing teacher and constantly chastising a pretend Michael Gates for wrong-doings. I was a swimming teacher for 10 years as a teenager and young 20-something and that was fun. In school, I never followed the path to become a teacher and I’m not sure why. Perhaps when my kids are in school I’ll go to teacher’s college and still do that for a few years.

So, what did YOU want to be when you grew up?

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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  1. For me I wanted to be a photographer. I got my first camera when I was 7. I used to cut out pics from magazines and hang them in my room pretending that I took them. I either wanted to work for National Geographic or Thrasher Magazine. I guess even then I had a wide variety of tastes!

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