children play, we forget

Or is it “Children play; we forget”?

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They’re taking turns jumping off the chair, trying to catch the ball. Sort of silly. The kid in the back just watches. Sort of sad.
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The girls took advantage of a mulch pile, a disconnected slide, and a skating board to come up with their own game.

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Kids on their own, figuring out how to use what there is.

This is what we do, instead.

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Notice the girl talking to the baby?

But then there’s this.

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Isn’t this how you dress to go to the playground? (Notice the baby’s shoes, please.)
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The child is father of the Man.

So maybe there’s hope.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “children play, we forget

  1. Are you asking if you understand it or saying you don’t? Just kidding with you. I meant it to show how playing with little ones helps open us up, or at least helps remind us of how to open up.

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