‘Lets play hide and seek!’
Always the same place, always in full view with his little hands covering his eyes.
I wonder how old he will be when he realises that just because he can’t see me, it doesn’t mean i can’t see him.
I hope not for a while, it’s just part of the beautiful, innocent, simplistic way of a young child.
Growing up, gaining knowledge, and understanding – it all comes with a price. But for now his world remains so free.
3 years old, what a happy place to be.
If only he knew it!
**************P.S. My new book The Catastrophic Friendship Fails of Lottie Brooks is out on the 3rd March 2022! It's aimed at 9-12 year olds and you can buy it here :)