Such a beautiful mix of humor and profoundness!

My daughter has the same announcement: “I don’t want to grow up and I’m not going to die.”

And I finally say “OK”.

I didn’t before. I used to tell her that everyone dies and that my Communist grandmother is in heaven, looking at us from above (I’m an agnostic, I heard this advice from a child psychologist). She wasn’t concerned about it until we took her to hospital.

There is a certain amount of information children can take. As much of a realist as I am, I realized I have to play by her rules and move the limits of the acceptable bit by bit.

A beautiful piece.

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