Help, I've fallen!

Becky Kew

Recently I put on skates for the first time in about six years. I played it safe and ended my session without hitting the ice.

During my second skate, I managed to trip and landed pretty hard. Thankfully a little boy, about five years old, skated to my rescue. He asked if I needed help. I wasn’t sure what to say, so I asked him if he could teach me how to get up. It was the cutest thing!

He purposely fell down and gave me some basic instructions. “You just lift one knee up like this.” Then he simply lifted himself up! It was a piece of cake for him, and I burst out laughing at the simplicity o...