Let the journey be shaped by the curiousity of the child…
They met and they were friends instantly. Maximan quickly considers other children as being his friend. In his opinion, everyone is friendmaterial. However, among the children he calls friends are a couple that are even more special.
“A cheerful friend is like a sunny day spreading brightness all around.”
– John Lubcock ( English Astronomer )
When Maximan was a couple of months old he met his first friend. A boy half a year older with lovely blond hair. You could tell, that friendship was already agreed upon before they both entered this world.
“There are many types of ships. There are wooden ships, plastic ships and metal ships. Bur the best and most mportant types of ships are friendships.”
– Old Irish Quote (Sent by -Robert J. Badar Jr.)
Maximan was nine months old when his cousin was born. If they are together, they are so happy. They have fun and suddenly Maximan acts naughty.
“A Friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of Nature.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) US poet & essayist.
When he was two years old we went to the International Playgroup and there we met an American mom with her little boy. Again, they became friends instantly.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.”
– George Washington (1732 – 1799) US Statesman.
Later on Maximan went to a preschool, which he didn’t like. He knew he had the option of going there together with me, sit in the circle and if he wanted to leave together with me, it was fine. But him wanting to leave after circle time quickly ended when a new boy started at the preschool. Suddenly he was happy to go there.