Your own song... There is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is counted not from when they were born, nor from when they are conceived but from the day that the child was a thought in its mother’s mind. And when a woman decides that she will have a child, she goes off and sits under a tree, by herself, and she listens until she can hear the... more:

somewhere in Africa . . .

Mother and child

Muktinath, Nepal - Along the Annapurna circuit, Nepal. 1991. Update: I won first place with this photo in a National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest: "The World in Focus" ... {Devon Cummings}

Mother and child

Mother and Child, India

Africa | 3 Peul generations, Mali | © Luca Gargano

Madagascar Mother and Child


Mother and Child - Tibet

Girl at the temple. Amritsar

Tuareg country: Beautiful Blackness • a different view of Africa that is usually seen as ravaged by poverty/famine/'s rich in natural "tuareg nomad north timbuktu / mali" by Mario Gerth 2009-01 via flickr 6379270013

mother & child

this beautiful mother and child are from Kenya

Mother and child.

Woman and child in Bihar, India.

Tamang Mother and Child

Mama and Child - Africa

Pygmy child, Cameroon

Africa | Wodaabe mother bathing her child. Mokao.