Myshelle B.

You're Not The Only One

Middle School Years

Once Upon A Time...

Here is an interview of when my mom was my age in middle school... What was in? What was out? Did computers even exist? Well, you are about to find out what is was like Once upon a time in the 1980's....

Myshelle: What years were you in middle school?

Mom: I went to middle school from 1987-1990

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The Old School

Me: What kinds of music, movies, and fashions were popular at the time?

Mom: Whoa, there were a lot of things were popular at the time, hard to remember, let's see.....

Links To The "Old School"

"Dirty Dancing link":

Michael Jackson, "Say, Say, Say.":

George Michael "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me:

Olivia Newton-John:

Hobbies and Interests

Myshelle: What were your favorite activities in middle school? What were your hobbies and interests?

Mom: Activities? Hmm, I did dancing, I was on a drill/step team, and in a band. My interests, well no, I didn't like to read or write, I would say hanging out with friends and sports.

Myshelle: Nice one.

Jobs and Interests

Me: What job/interests/activities do you have now? Is there a connection between what you like back then and what you enjoy today?

Mom: No. I wanted to be a cop when I was your age, but I work at quality metric insurance company where I get contracts signed or something like that. Interests, um, I like to sleep? Well I like to watch my real housewives, and days of our lives. Activities... hmm sleep? Well for the activities, when I was your age, I was a step dancer too, but I was better.

Me: Thanks for your support.

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Best Part Of Middle School

Me: What was the best about Middle School?

Mom: My friends, my teachers, the school lunch and getting to know yourself. My friends helped me through hard times, and they always came over my house. That was where it was at. My teachers were amazing. My school lunch was the best, they let us have taco bell, burger king and McDonald's, nowadays you guys have mystery meat. I got to know who I was during middle school, what I liked, and other things.

The Worst Part About Middle School

Me: What did you hate the most about Middle School?

Mom: When friends Moved away and when teachers resigned :(. I hated waking up early the most

Me: The struggle is real

Describe Your Middle School Self

Me: What would you describe yourself as?

Mom: Hmm...

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Advice For The Teenyboppers

Me: What's your advice?

Mom: My advice is:

Always know that you are beautiful in your own way

Stick Up for yourself


Treat people the way you want to be treated

Do what you love

The truth will set you free

Don't be a follower

Do what makes you happy

Everyone makes mistakes

You're good enough

And Follow you're heart

Me: Preach.

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Bonus Questions:

Bonus Round!

Okay so here are some Bonus Questions!

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Me: What were some popular dances?

Mom: The thriller dance, moon walk, and my personal favorite, the Pee Wee Herman

Me: The peewee what?

Pee-wee's Big Adventure - Tequila

Dress Code

Me: What was the dress code like?

Mom: We didn't really have one, as long as we didn't wear anything too revealing.

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Well.. That's It!

Me: Thanks for letting me interview you!

Mom: Yup.. Now when do we get the free food??!?!