Thursday 8 December 2016

Childhood is a forgotten beauty

Published 06/09/2010 | 05:00

When is a child just a child? Such is our culture that children are growing up before their time -- Barbies and teddies are being forsaken for mobiles and iPads.

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Children grow up so quick now -- a blink of an eye and what was once a baby is off to attend college or see the world.

Childhood is a forgotten beauty -- the innocence and the tenderness of it all -- and once gone it's lost forever. Why the rush to grow up? Child-protection laws can only go so far.

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