Our dear friend Joy from Canberra sent us an Easter card. She included this lovely poem by existentialist philosopher Soren Kierkegaard:
I'm still undecided if I should be called Gramps. Perhaps by way of helping me mull over it, Liane sent this:
And newborn babies, it seems, respond agreeably to certain visual and audio stimuli. So, I suppose, if that baby is bawling away, just show him or her this video clip:
It worked for me anyway. I felt all warm fuzzy after watching the 2 min 53 sec clip.
Actually, there has been research on visual stimulation for babies, especially on how it plays a part in newborns' brain development. Here's one link that Angie sent me: