Slow down for a few minutes to read this. 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 and deeper than anyone could have


When my grandmother got arthritis, 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 arthritis 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 - age 7


'Love is when you kiss all the time. Then when you get tired of
kissing, you still want to be together and you talk more.
 My Mommy and Daddy are like that. They look gross when they kiss'
Emily - age 8


'Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening
presents and listen.'
 Bobby - age 7 (Wow!)


'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..' 
 Noelle - 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 well.'
 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 daddy waving and smiling.

He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared anymore.'
 C indy - 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


'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 wife.

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'.

:') Isnt it beautiful?



This post is complied by Farnaaz since Rosie has her exams. 
I hope you liked it.


  1. The guilt I face when I browse the net instead of studying never dies down like it just did.

    By the last quote, I had tears in my eyes.

    AMAZING how their minds work and that too such young kids.
    Keep posting lovely notes.

  2. for me - love is definitely someone watching me eat all my french fries , and not asking me for any :))

    even though he is starving and really has a thing for french fries.

    also - love is , me never having to explain , why it is so important to me , that someone's nose is prettier than mine .

    love this farnaaz.
    you sure waste a lot of time on the blog, but i for on am not compaining.
    keep up the good work.

  3. you love it and that's what matters.
    i do now dont i ;) helping out babe :*

  4. by far the best definitions of love. it couldn't have gotten any better. i love your posts. and yes its almost 2 am and i am reading your blog posts...:))

  5. CM- yes, it 2 am and i am still reading your wonderful comments :)
    Keep writing babe.

  6. i have a thing for the Mods, the rock n roll and everything retro-ish!! wow, the pictures are just lovely, even for fashion itself.


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