Children are much more observant than we give them credit for. While we often assume that they walk around in a haze, thinking of only innocent things, their neurons are firing and they are connecting the dots much faster than adults do. Maybe it’s because they are seeing the world through judgment-free eyes for the first time. They often catch us off guard when they bring something up that happened days ago, sharing just how intuitive they are with others feelings and emotions. They notice when others are sad or happy and they pick up on little details that adults don’t.
As adults, our minds are constantly going and bouncing between family life, careers, an ever growing to-do list and the future, whereas children don’t usually have the burden of that much responsibility. The added responsibility and mind consumption leads adults to have blurry details that tend to slip by us in everyday life.
These details ring true for emotions, location details and even details that are depicted in photos. There is one photo that is circulating around social media, stumping adults everywhere. But, children seem to pass the photo test with flying colors, because they can pick up on the little things.
The photo below is of a happy family of five. While it looks fairly normal, look closer. Do you see something that is a bit bizarre? Children have been picking up on it right away, but adults….not so much. The adults who have found the missing link in the photo have been known as being very detail-oriented or they have really analyzed the photo for a long period of time. Give it a shot…can you figure it out?
If you just can’t stare at the photo any longer, then here is a hint…whose arm is wrapped around the little girl on the far left? Clearly, it’s not her older sister’s hand, as that girl has both of her arms resting on her lap. And it’s not her mom because her arms are both holding the baby. The father’s arm is certainly not long enough to reach the entire length of the family and wrap around the little one. So, is this the work of a Photoshop expert or are we missing something?
Most people don’t even pick up on the fact that there is an additional arm around the little girl in the first place, but it was obviously put there for a reason by someone who wants to keep people on their toes. Unless of course it’s the mystery hand/arm of a ghost that miraculously appeared in the photo. Is there something this family is not telling us?
According to commenters, the additional arm wasn’t all that hard to find, but some had different theories on the big mystery…
“The older girl beside mom was Photoshopped in. The hand belongs to mom.”
“The children at the end should be in the middle of mom and dad.”
And several feel that the extra arm is pretty creepy…
“Arm at the end which is spooky.”