Has it ever happened to you? You are with the kids, and without warning it starts raining. You grab their hand and start rushing homewards. When all of a sudden, it strikes you that no matter how fast you move, you are not going to be able to outrun the rain.
So you slow down, and let the kids enjoy the rain. Because if you are going to get wet, and if you are going to fall sick, you might as well have enjoyed what should be a lovely experience.
Do you think it is an essential Rite of Passage?
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