Follow the Child

I am an introspective kind of Friend who considers every decision carefully. It takes me days to mull over a ten‐minute conversation and months to work up to buying a new pair of jeans. Imagine my surprise when I became the mother of a child who has always known exactly who she is and what she wants. One of my first clues was when we would play that game where the baby sits in the high chair and drops a toy from the tray onto the floor. My role, of course, was to pick up the toy and return🔒

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Ann Jerome Croce lives in central Florida and is a founding member and past clerk of Deland (Fla.) Preparative Meeting. Formerly a professor of American Studies at Stetson University, she is now director and a core teacher of the Florida Academy of Classical Homeopathy.

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