While most introverts seem prepared to handle self-isolation due to coronavirus, the quarantine has been particularly hard for some extroverts. Lockdown protocols have put an end to plans with friends and being social is no longer an option (except virtually).
Twitter user Toby Marriott shared that his 3-year-old nephew Ralph, who usually likes to greet people on the street has adapted to the changed circumstances by saying “hi” and “good morning” to imaginary strangers during his daily walks, reports Hindustan Times.
My 3-year-old nephew is the friendliest toddler you'd ever wish to meet, and always says hello to all the people he walks past.
On his daily walk today, though, he had to pretend… 🤣
Hope this brightens up your day! pic.twitter.com/C4lSyYU2eb
— Toby Marriott (@tobymarriott) April 3, 2020
The toddler also stops to smell the flowers along the way. Take a look.
If you'd like some more Ralph content… he often stops and smells flowers along the route too. 💐 pic.twitter.com/8cwPAXSPCL
— Toby Marriott (@tobymarriott) April 6, 2020
Mail Online quoted the doting uncle saying,
“Ralph does this every day and misses his daily babycinno and all his friends at the local coffee shop. He has been leaving chalk drawings on his daily walk for his little local pals and waves over the garden wall at his elderly neighbours too.”
“Fortunately, my sister has a small garden so Ralph has been able to run around and talk to his toys and animals over the last couple of weeks! That being said, it is going to get more difficult to keep him entertained the longer the lockdown goes on, as is already missing interacting with people on the street, as you can tell in the video!”
The snippet melted hearts online with people praising Ralph’s polite manners. Everyone agreed that this was the result of good parenting.
Oh, he's lovely — I want him to say Hi to me on my walk!
— Amanda Taylor 🔶️🇪🇺🇬🇧 (@LibralLady) April 5, 2020
Such a cute and polite kid! His parents are doing something very right. 🙂
— Farsh Askari (@farshaskari) April 5, 2020
His “Good Morning” is so adorable!
— Victoria Jayne (@VictoriaJJayne) April 5, 2020
permission to set this as my alarm so I wake up feeling the world is a little bit less grim?
— Vithushan Ehantharajah (@Vitu_E) April 7, 2020
He is such a ray of sunshine omg
— 🐰 BLACK LIVES MATTER 🐰 (@junk0tears) April 5, 2020
What a lovely little person. Really hope he carries on doing this throughout his life, shows real compassion for other people which we really need more of in this world.
He's being raised right! 👏👍
— Ryan H 👍 (@r281285h) April 7, 2020
How are you coping with the COVID-19 situation – with painting, music, gardening, online courses or something else?