kid talk about love

Lastnight before going to sleep, i had a conversation with my son about love. 

i: goodnight, i love u, sleep tight, dont let the bugs bite…

son: goodnight mom, i love u…we love u…baby, dad and i loves u…

i: i know..and we love u too…just like we all love baby and dad…

son: do u know that sometimes i am angry at u and dad or baby…

i: it’s ok to be angry at times…but does that mean that u stop loving us when u get angry?

son: when baby broke my toy car or tore my favorite book, i was angry at what she did and a little bit angry at her…i love her 100 percent and when she did that i love her 99 percent…

i: does that mean that every time u get angry at her ur love for her gets lesser and lesser?

son: oh no, what im saying is…if im angry at her, i get angry at what she does and a little bit at her…so instead of 100 percent love, it becomes 99 percent…then i realize she is a baby…then my love for her recharges…just like my ipad…it gets low battery then it recharges…it always goes back to 100 percent…

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11 thoughts on “kid talk about love

  1. Great blog.. If only we could all keep charging our LOVE for each other and our wider world. Keep it up to 100% and see the hearts beyond the ‘externals’. Be free to be ‘angry’ but know we must recharge so we can ‘begin again’. Yes love must be spoken. Emotion is only a superficial expression of the depths of love to which each one of us is capable.

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