Sunday, 15 May 2011
"No! I said only one." replied Sanna firmly. Clara could throw tantrums if she did not get her way. Sanna had promised one doll for Clara's birthday. It's easy to spoil a child who has had a brush with death. At one week old, Clara had open-heart-surgery. And all through it, Sanna sang for Clara. Seven years later, Clara was just like other children.
"Hush little baby, don't you cry..." sang Sanna.
She thought: "A hot temper is not a good way of winning arguments later in life. Thank Goodness, that there can be a 'later life' for Clara!"