The Scent of CHildhood

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Submitter Name: 
1momof5
Content Creator Name: 
Laura Franklin
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
Better in Bulk
Category: 
Parenting
Description: 

On a walk to the beach in Santa Monica, on a weekend without children, I smelled a eucalyptus tree. It had been 25 years since I had been near a eucalyptus tree, and yet in an instant I was transported back to my childhood, playing Barbies on the driveaway and riding bikes around the court. And I wondered - what scents will trigger childhood memories for my kids, when they're all grown up?