to babysit; to look after children
eighth-graders signed up to child-mind
1969; back-formation from childminder
The things of the bird-world act upon the child-mind rather instinctively than mentally.
This is essentially the child-mind, and the calamity of life is to lose it.
This journey was marked with many incidents which seemed marvelous to her child-mind.
Pomp and ceremony, so dear to the child-mind, make their appeal to the dissociated part of the personality.
Balzac, he of the child-mind, needed the constant assurance that he was going forward in the right direction.
Another custom which impressed the child-mind of Irene was the tieing of slaves by their thumbs to a tree limb and whipping them.
In Marcel's child-mind there was nothing better in the world.
There are certainly two approaches of reality for the child-mind to the idea of God.
One of the loveliest things about the child-mind is its expectancy for answers, for fulfilments at once.
The natural attitude of the child-mind is one of receptivity and eager interest.