Cathy

Grade 6

Toronto
Ontario

What does Home Mean to Me

What is home? Everyone has pondered this question at one point in time, whether it be when you felt unloved, or you felt you were just somewhere in the background. You would eventually come to some kind of a conclusion. Everyone’s answer is different, and it might even change depending on your mood. But here’s one thing that won’t: home is a place where you are loved, mostly likely by whoever you’re living with.
You might live by yourself, but that just means you love yourself enough to care for your body even without your family members. Animals have homes too. It may have been provided by humans or built upon instinct. Some animals find it hard to survive without the help of humans; they need this love to survive.
Now that I’ve finished theorizing about what home might mean in general, let me talk about what home means to me. For me, home is a place where I can just be yourself and feel comfortable. It’s a place where I can loved by my warm family. When my family patiently waits for me at home, it makes me feel loved and cherished. Sometimes, I don’t feel my best, but sooner or later, I come to realize that there is truly no place like home.
What does home mean to you? Ask yourself this question with sincerity; everyone has a different answer. To me, home is a place I’m loved, and I’m allowed to embrace my identity. It is the end of every adventure. All the roads I walk lead back to home, light the light at the end of a tunnel. There is no place like home, and that remains unchanged.