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What Love Means

Post by retired2 on Wed May 06, 2015 6:58 pm

What Love means to 4-8 year old kids ...


Slow down for three minutes to read this.

It is so worth it.


Touching words from the mouth of babes..




A group of professional people
posed this question
to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds ,


'What does love mean?'


The answers they got were broader, deeper,
and more profound than anyone could have ever imagined !


See what you think:





'When my grandmother
got arthur-itis , 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 arthur -itis too. That's love.'


Rebecca- age 8




'When someone loves you , the
way they say your name is different.
You just know that your name
is safe in their mouth.'


Billy - age 4




'Love is when a girl puts on perfume
and a boy puts on shaving cologne
and they go out and smell each other.'


Karl - age 5




'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




'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 - âge 8




'Love is what's in the room with
you at Christmas if you stop opening presents
and just listen.'


Bobby - age 7




'If you want to learn to love better ,
you should start with a friend who you hate. '


Nikka - age 6
(we need a few million more Nikka's on
this planet)




'Love is when
you tell a guy you like his shirt,
then he wears it everyday.'


- age 7




'Love is like a little
old woman and a little old man who are still
friends even after they know each other so


Tommy - age 6




'During my piano recital , I was
on a stage and I was scared. I looked at all the
people watching me and saw my mummy waving and


She was the only one doing that.
I wasn't scared anymore.'


Cindy - age 8




'My mommy loves me
more than anybody
You don't see anyone else
kissing me to sleep at night.'


Clare - age 6




'Love is when Mommy
gives Daddy the best piece of chicken.'


Elaine-age 5




'Love is when Mommy
sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and
still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford.'


Chris - age 7




'Love is when your puppy licks
your face even after you left him
alone all day.'


Mary Ann - age 4




'I know my older sister loves me
because she gives me all her old clothes
and has to go out and buy new ones.'


Lauren - age 4



'When you love somebody , your
eyelashes go up and down and little
stars come out of you.' (what an image)


Karen - age 7




'Love is when Mommy
sees Daddy on the toilet and she doesn't think
it's gross..'


Mark - age 6




'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


And the final one:


The winner was a four year old child
whose next door neighbor was an
elderly gentleman who had recently lost his


Upon seeing the man cry , the
little boy went into the old
gentleman's yard , climbed onto his
lap , and just sat there.


When his
Mother asked what he had said to the
neighbor , the little boy said ,


'Nothing , I just helped him cry'
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Post by gale force on Thu May 07, 2015 6:59 am

There are some pretty profound statements there.
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Re: What Love Means

Post by observer on Thu May 07, 2015 6:45 pm

This one's great, isn't it?
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Post by retired2 on Thu May 07, 2015 6:55 pm

We get winner once in a while
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