With no effort whatsoever-- my imagination took off. I could see everything she read. The wonderful peach tree, the hill, ladybug, the caterpillar...it was all right there in front of me. It was more than magical. It was a gift she provided without even realizing.
So, that's where I sort of lose it. My protective Auntieness kicks in and I want to fight for this little girl. I want to ask why any adult would dare say anything like that to a child--or anyone else for that matter. Oh, there was steam coming from my ears let me tell ya... oh, I was ticked to say the least.
We all have a choice. We can stay in a negative dark place or do the best we can for ourselves and those around us to live our best lives.