‘We do this at school, Ricky’ Melodie tells her baby sister as she tries to teach her about puzzles. ‘It’s a challenge, and you need to learn, so let’s sit down and make pathways in our brain. I’ll help guide you.’
She’s only six, yet somehow she has already learnt all these things – things I never expected her to.
Ricky and Melodie are puzzling, Sophia is sitting at the table playing with Lego, daddy is outside working on some project while I’ve placed myself on the floor trying to pair some of the 500 spare socks we have. It’s stormy and cold outside, but right now – at this very moment, it’s peaceful in here.
All was quiet in the deep, dark wood…