With my urging, my parents recently transfered all of their old 8mm movies to DVD. I received a copy in the mail last week and had the ability to watch about an hour of baby/kid Mena footage.
For someone who is already prone to the depression that is "oh my God, time is going by so fast and we're all going to get old and die," watching these films is very bittersweet. Still, there are some gems that don't inspire to me to say "aww, the good old days," but instead "this is what I get to look forward to?"
Here's me, probably four or five, being the same Mena I am today, but just smaller: