Remember the banty hen and her one chick? She is trying very hard to cast off the mother/child relationship. That large white bird at the rear is the chick. The banty is the little one on the right, looking harried,
Trying to make an escape while baby is eating . . .
"Wait for Baby!"
"Hey, Ma, whatcha doing? Where ya goin'? Can I come too?"
Baby gets distracted and joins the other chickens. That's Baby's dad on the right -- you can see the resemblance.
Meanwhile the little mama tiptoes away . . .