Tag: kid

  • Almost charitable, but not quite

    What do you want for your birthday, son? Instead of a gift for me, I want to give it to someone else. Wow! That’s very charitable of you! Who would […]

  • A traumatic experience for the 8 yr old

    My 8-yr old was carrying around his empty candy wrapper. I asked him to put it in the trash. He walked over to the trash, carefully dropped the wrapper inside […]

  • You can’t win

    The temperature is right at freezing and rainy.  I put my youngest son in warm socks and a hat and he is sweating.  I take off the socks and hat […]

  • Old-fashioned

    A 10 year old girl asked to use my desk phone yesterday.  Here’s how it went: Girl: How do I dial? Me: Just dial direct.  You don’t need anything special […]