She toddled aimlessly along, drunken baboon like, appearing for all the world that she was about to pitch onto her face at any moment. For a large majority of the time, she managed to right herself at the last minute and charge ahead.
I walked cautiously behind her trying to maintain the proper balance between:
A) Being far enough back that I wouldn’t interfere with her progress and learning.
B) Being close enough that I could catch her if she fell.
As I tried to locate the impossible perfect point between the two I realized,
“I’m going to experience this sensation about her for the rest of my life.”