This Age is Best

mother and baby

 I think the best part of any human culture is the love of a parent for a child.

“This age is best.”

I was chatting with a young mother who was clearly infatuated with her beautiful newborn.

“All she does is eat and sleep,” she continued, planting a kiss on the infants nose, “and she’s so cuddly, I can barely bring myself to put her down.  I wish she’d stay just like this.

I smiled to myself, remembering similar thoughts as a new mother.  I didn’t tell her  she would feel this way no matter what age the child was.  I decided to let her discover that for herself. Continue reading