|The Spice Rack|
By Dorotha Schaefer
A child’s perspective is different from that of a parent, a fact those who have children will verify at once. Terry reports this exchange with her son. “My 4-year-old rarely admits to having done something wrong. I asked him, ‘Where is Daddy’s flashlight?’ I fumed, having torn apart the drawer where it is kept. I asked my son if he has seen it.
“‘No, I don’t have it, but I am going to look for it,’ he said. A minute later he returns with the flashlight, the missing object, in his hand. ‘I found it under my bed,’ he admits. ‘I put it there to keep it safe.’”
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