Nevaeh

Grade 6

Chemainus
British Columbia

Home in a nutshell

Home in a Nutshell
I’m so lucky to have supportive family and a stable home to go to at the end of the
day. Believe it or not most people don’t have that and I know from experience.
While growing up I didn’t have a very stable home until I was about seven years old.
For any kid, moving in and out of places isn’t always fun. I could never make strong
friendships, because I knew it would only be a matter of time before I moved again. So
I know that having a permanent home isn’t a Luxury everyone gets to enjoy.

It’s that feeling that you belong somewhere, it’s how I feel when I walk into my house. Feeling like you can just be yourself and feel safe is something to be grateful. for. There’s this saying from the Disney movie Lilo and Stich “ Ohana means family, family means no one gets left behind or forgotten” that symbolizes home For me. because my parents always say we have to stick together no matter what

I’m so grateful to have loving parents and a safe home to go to at the end of the day. That home for me in a nutshell. – Nevaeh Holtby