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Love through children’s eyes
23
Nov
Love through children’s eyes

“Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.”  (Chrissy – age 6)

“When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That’s love.”  (Rebecca, age 8)

“Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.”  (Martina – age 5)

“Love is the first thing you feel, before you start getting naughty.” (Karl, age 5)

“Love is when someone does you wrong, and you get very mad but don’t tell at him, so he doesn’t cry.”  (Susanna, age 5)

“Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.”  (Terri, age 4)

“Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK.” (Danny, age 7)

“Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of chicken.”  (Elaine, age 5)

“Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day.”  (Mary Ann, age 4)

“You really shouldn’t say  ‘I love you’  unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget.”  (Jessica, age 8)