Month: August 2018

Instinct – Lenses

Instinct – Lenses

It all started when he was three. At first, it seemed normal because children at that age are actually prone to falling or tumbling and scratching their knees. Once or twice is pretty normal, right?

Then it started to happen more frequently. My heart skipped a beat when the thought came that probably something’s wrong in my son’s eyes.

Maybe he can’t see that step on the stairs where he tripped. Maybe he missed that small landing where he fell and scratched his knee. Maybe he can’t see the letters clearly that’s why he’s writing them the opposite direction.

My heart told me that something might be wrong. I voiced it out to my husband and to my aunt and mom who are living with us. All of them said the same thing: “It’s normal.”

Four nights ago, I asked him to practice reading since it’s part of their assignment. I noticed how near the booklet needs to be for him to read properly. At that moment, I remembered the things I noticed from when he was a kid. Continue reading “Instinct – Lenses”