There are many reasons why babysitting my grandson, Tommy, during his first year of life is such a gift. One serendipitous reason is the opportunity to see the world through his eyes, hear it through his ears.
Through Tommy, I see leaves shimmer in the sunlight, hear them rustle in the whispering wind. The world is fresh and new.
the eyes of a child
see the world without filter
I was a child once
If you have time, you might also like to take a peek at this YouTube video–see the joy of a little girl experiencing rain for the first time:
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