Learning to fly

Last week my friend shared with me a cute experience she had watching a bird learning to fly that immediately made me think of the analogies to life and stepping out into new ventures. My friend was watching a baby bird that had strayed from its nest and family.  At first it appeared alone, and then she saw that the momma bird was nearby but hadn’t spotted it.  My friend decided to help the situation by approaching the baby bird to scare it a little and make it squawk.  She continued to do this until the momma bird’s attention was aroused. What happened