The Wisdom of Children : Tied Up Over Shoes
Tied Up Over Shoes
There is an old story about a mother who walks in on her six-year-old
son and finds him sobbing. "What's the matter?" she asks.
"I've just figured out how to tie my shoes."
"Well, honey, that's wonderful." Being a wise mother, she recognizes his
victory, "you're growing up, but why are you crying?"
"Because," he says, "now I'll have to do it every day for the rest of my