37 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Middle School Self
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37 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Middle School Self

The years of your most cringeworthy moments

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37 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Middle School Self

We have all had those moments when we wish we could turn back time and give our past selfs a pep talk. Maturity and time often enables a clearer reflection on the past. It's no surprise that when I recollect my middle school years there is a lot I wish I could say to my 12 year old self; thus, here are 37 things I wish I could tell my middle school self.

1. That owl eye liner trend isn't cute.


2. Neither are Bermuda shorts.


3. Middle school grades don't matter.


4. Participate in spirit week. It'll make for good tbt posts if nothing else


5. Being young is important, don't rush it


6. Go to the school dances.


7. But, don't just stand around actually dance.

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8. Throw away your crimper.


9. Stop wasting your money on silly bands.


10. And stop getting hair wraps on vacations.


11. Don't take things too seriously; middle school drama won't matter after middle school.


12. Stop stressing over the NJ ASK.


13. You are perfect just the way you are.


14. There are other stores besides Hollister and Abercrombie.


15. Zayne leaves One Direction so prepare yourself.


16. Stop editing your photos with picnik.


17. Don't let anyone tell you your mom can't be your best friend


18. Just because they're Uggs doesn't mean they're cute.


19. Don't waste your time poking people on fb.


20. And stop doing like for tbh posts.


21. The ombre hairstyle is a mistake, don't make it.


22. Don't buy that Vera Bradley backpack.


23. Buy books at the book fair.


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25. But, it's fun to decorate lockers so don't be too cool to do that.


26. Stop texting chain messages they're just annoying.


27. Watch as much Disney channel as possible.


28. Stop complaining about running the mile; it isn't that bad.


29. You don't need five hand sanitizers of the same scent from Bath and Body Works.


30. Your mom is always right


31. Surround yourself with people that make you a better person.


32. Your first day of school outfit isn't actually that important.


33. Stand up straight; good posture shows confidence.


34. Being kind to everyone is a strength, not a weakness.


35. It's okay that you don't have a boyfriend.


36. Stop rushing towards high school.


37. This is one of the easiest times of your life; enjoy it.

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