The Joy in Watching Babies Learn What They Love

Something that I have found really beautiful as a mama is watching my little ones choose what they love. I love watching them choose a favorite color, a favorite blankie, and even a favorite type of toy.

what they loveI find great joy when I place five different toys in front of my baby and get to watch and see what she chooses. What she enjoys.

And I remember when my firstborn was a baby, the first time that he saw a dinosaur, it was amazing. He had magic in his eyes. And three years later, he still adores them with all of his heart.

It’s really a beautiful thing to watch our little ones grow and see what their interests start to become and what they are naturally drawn to.

I also really enjoy seeing the differences in my girls and my boy. While Ainsleigh is twirling in her tutu and Mama’s high heels, Aiden is building a zoo for his dinosaurs. I let them be who they are. I let them discover what they love on their own. Even our newest little one has developed opinions. She already likes certain blankets and lights up when I place her in front of certain toys.

What a neat responsibility we have as parents to foster our little ones’ gifts and to let them discover what they love.

What a beautiful thing to watch.

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