Quotation by Greta Hofmann Nemiroff

Children bring us a sense of intimacy which cannot be replicated in adult relationships. . . . Being attentive to physical comfort, hurt feelings, the ability to play with total concentration and joy . . . the nakedness of childhood preoccupations helps us to keep in touch with ourselves, with the child imprisoned within each adult.
Greta Hofmann Nemiroff (20th century). Mother Journeys, ed. Maureen T. Reddy, Martha Roth, Amy Sheldon, section 3 (1994).
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