A child’s favorite person is often their parent. Most children wouldn’t choose one over the other. Children prefer grandparents over parents.
Dr. Wyatt Fisher, a certified clinical psychologist in Denver, explains that it’s because grandparents understand children’s cues and develop secure attachments.
Maeve, a 10-year-old, loves her 72-year-old grandfather.
The 72-year-old grandfather was overjoyed when the optimistic young girl asked him to do tap dancing with her.
The granddaughter and grandfather practiced together not to disappoint their loved ones.
Her grandfather wore a blue polo shirt, and Maeve wore a blue and white striped dress.
Maeve and her grandfather danced to the music, clapping and tapping.
The audience applauded because their tap dance performance was so delightful.
Maeve’s grandfather finished their tap dance with a flourish.
The 72-year-old grandfather did a cartwheel that had the audience standing in ovation.
Maeve’s parents proudly uploaded the video on social media. It went viral with over 200,000 views.