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All editorial content and images published on THE THINGS I WISH I KNEW (TTIWIK) are protected by copyright. Any unauthorized republishing, copying or reproducing of this content is strictly prohibited without written permission.

We welcome you to link to TTIWIK.com. If you would like written consent from us please contact us.

All editorial content found on TTIKIW written by the editor or guest contributors represents the personal views and assessments of all parties. Our goal is to share stories and life lessons with you but please remember this website provides general information and should never override any information received from a licensed professional. We will from time to time have information from a licensed professional this will be clearly stated. In addition, since we aim to provide an authentic experience our content is not influenced by any thirds parties, advertisers, groups and/or individuals.

Just like you we have an opinion just about everything in our lives. All product reviews will be done by the editor and solely represent a personal experience. Additional reviews by a contributor will be noted. We always welcome press samples for possible review consideration and no compensation is received for a review. Please note: we only review products we have actually used. Our opinions of all products are HONEST (whether good or bad) in order to maintain the integrity of this site. It will be stated when we have been ‘gifted’ a product by a brand or PR company for consideration.

We love to hear from you. This is a place where you can share your story and comment on the content found on this site. We hope that we can facilitate meaningful exchanges between like minded individuals around the globe. Please note: Spam will be removed and slanderous language or personal attacks IS NOT TOLERATED. Our Moto is BE KIND, BE COOL – ALWAYS. We have all right to remove inappropriate comments at anytime.

From time to time you will see sponsored posts on TTIKIW. All sponsored posts will be noted as such. We strive to included sponsored posts in a tasteful manner without the opinion of the editor or any of our contributors.

Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR § 255.5: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”



The Things I Wish I knew (TTIWIK) accepts submissions for editorial content and photography or graphic art. Below are the guidelines you should follow when submitting and the terms and conditions under which your work will be considered.

Submitted images MUST be high resolution, 300dpi and 8.75 X 11.25 inches, CMYK. If submitted images do not meet our specifications, you agree to give TTIWIK the right to crop, photoshop or adapt the images to fit our specifications.

We reserve the right to modify or alter images, in order to ensure aesthetic flow. This includes, but is not limited to, adding borders, cropping, saturating, and brightening the images.

By submitting images for publication in TTIWK you confirm that the work submitted is original work created by you, the submitter. You are granting TTIWIK unrestricted non-exclusive license to use the photographs now and in the future. Published images become a permanent part of the site.

You understand that TTIWIK offers no monetary compensation, but as a contributor, you will receive credit in addition a link will be include to your site(s).

By submitting to TTIWIK you are indicating that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and agree to them.


TTIWIK would like you to share your life lessons! We know you have great life lessons you would like to submit and we look forward to reading them. By submitting to the TTIWIK you confirm that the story submitted is authentic and written by you, the submitter. Upon submission you are granting TTIWIK unrestricted non-exclusive license to publish this story(article) now and in the future. All editorial content will be permanent part of the site.

All works submitted must not be previously published by another publication unless noted upon submission. We want fresh, new and original work. Once published on TTIWIK you are open to submit the story to other publications.

You acknowledge and understand that TTIWIK offers no monetary compensation, but as a valued contributor, you will receive credit and links to your personal social media and/or website if you have one.

We want to thank you in advance for taking the time to share your life lessons with us!