The incident made me smile.

Freda Savahl
1 min readNov 2, 2021

A human emotion.

The toddler & his Mom — author’s photo

The young mother tripped, falling over her toddler’s toys that were on the floor. The little guy ran to help his Mom up & on the couch. Then, talking baby-talk & touching her face with his little hands — he kissed her on the cheek. That was so sweet it brought tears to my eyes.

I believe the sudden burst of sweetness & showing genuine empathy from a 17-month-old…

Freda Savahl

Retired Nurse Practitioner WHC /Contract Provider Deployment Military Services. US Citizen. Immigrant from South Africa 1978.