It’s perspective. When you are a 4 year old who is having nightmares because you don’t want your asthmatic sister and Nana to die from the corona virus — your mommie has to do something to help you cope.

So you learn to wash your hands like you have glitter on them. This is something your 4 year old self can do to protect the Humans in your world you love most. And the nightmares come less often.

Children absorb way more than grown-ups ever give them credit for. So yeah — we talk about The Glitter all the time. Because the sense of safety and mental health of children are every bit as important as their physical health in These Days.

Self discovery in progress, stay tuned

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