Ryan got a pretty cool wrist phone for his birthday. Yes a phone that he wears on his wrist. If you told me even two years ago that my six year old would have a phone that he could wear as a watch, I would have said you were nuts.
When I was little and we did the Easter egg hunt, there was only one thing in those plastic eggs; candy. I was surprised when we went to Jenn's Mom's in Buffalo over the weekend, that many of the eggs had these in them.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck were married for 10 years before their Hollywood marriage dissolved within the last year. Infidelity claims and alcohol abuse by Ben doomed their marriage, but these these things keep the separated couple from being at odds during the most emotional of times.
I just read an article that the average kid ages 4 to 14 get anywhere from 5 to $10 per week. They do have to work for it, however, but mostly kids get paid for cleaning their own rooms. I think this is ridiculous.
Jenn and I try to have some balance when it comes to electronics out at a restaurant. Ryan is 5 and making him engage in conversation at times can be challenging. But I can't stand when we go out and the restaurant has a tablet at the table when we sit down.
So last night there were some major rain storms. There was heavy rain, wind and even thunder and lightening. At one point the thunder was really loud. Ryan asked me what it was and I said, "Oh it's just God bowling."
We all hear stories about back in the day when maybe our parents or grandparents had to do special drills at school to hide under the desk in case of nuclear attack from the Russians. Like the desk would protect you from anything. As I got a little older we were always ready in case of a shoot…
One of my old (favorite) teachers posted this video on his Facebook page and at first I thought, "Ugh, I'm tired about hearing about bullying! Nothing will ever change." Kids are mean. Maybe it's because they don't know any better? Maybe it's cause their parents …