If you dream of childhood and dream of things gone wrong, this could be your unconscious brain sending you a message. You may have pondered the question of why you end up the way you are now. You might have asked what did you do that went wrong? You may have difficulty accepting the fact that you didn’t do as well as your former classmate. Your brain knows the answer. Your conscious mind may also know the answer but your ego prevents you from admitting this. So you get a dream to remind you.
If you have a stage of growth that was stopped in childhood, you may also dream of childhood. That time has passed but that stage may not have passed. You may reflect on what you can do to help yourself overcome that hurdle. It can be as simple as accepting your past and what you have become. Love yourself for who you are.