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Innocence and Wisdom: get healthy living updates. For a period of time, my daughter, Catherine and grandson, Jad...

Innocence and Wisdom: get healthy living updates. For a period of time, my daughter, Catherine and grandson, Jad...

For a period of time, my daughter, Catherine and grandson, Jaden stayed with me at a house I used to live in. There were a number of steps to climb to get to the driveway where her car was parked, and sometimes she would be in a hurry because she was late. I’d be in my office, where I could see them when they came through the gate from the downstairs apartment. Catherine would get frustrated with Jaden because he would suddenly become fascinated with a tiny bug or entranced with the shape and color of a particular leaf on a plant. She’d have to hurry him along, sometimes patiently and sometimes with an edge to her voice. Whenever I’d take a walk with him I’d also have to “dial down” because of the entirely different pace he was on and his tendency to become quickly focused on something that I would ordinarily miss. Good teachers, aren’t they? There is such an innocence to ...

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