Pure joy, pure child

We all start out like this.

Full of joy, even about the smallest things like brushing our teeth. Putting on our own socks can be both a frustration and a delight. The sky…is HUGE! And blue and sometimes pink and orange and the clouds are elephants or ants marching across the sky.

What happened? What changed as we got older? When did life stop being amazing? Can you remember the moment or moments before knowing that life is complex?

As parents, these questions help us work out how to raise our children with some of the joy and wonder still intact and get back in touch with our own joy.

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