The language of babies is not just about crying. Babies enter the world with a purity of being that radiates unconditional love and simple joy. Babies spontaneously demonstrate this inner happiness the same basic way all human beings do, by smiling. Baby smiles are precious gifts. May you be blessed with many of them.
Old Wives’ Tale
Perhaps you’ve heard someone say, “That’s just gas,” in response to your newborn smiling. If you think about it, this comment seems contradictory. Gas usually produces pain, not smiles.
A smile is a smile is a smile. Why would you want to believe anything else?