While this can be easy to forget when we're mired in the world of adult problems, life as a child can be pretty overwhelming.
Because as exciting as new experiences can be, they can also be pretty scary when you're not sure what to expect. And childhood is practically defined by how many new experiences it has in store for us.
So when children feel as though the sand keeps shifting around their feet and they're lacking stability, it's important to know that they have a network of love and support to help them push through the scary times in their lives.
And while one dad was relieved to see that his simple yet powerful idea did exactly this for his daughter, it also made a much larger impression than he ever would have expected.