Thursday, May 07, 2009

Websites, Cellular Service and Wants

"Mom, my friend in school, Nick, has his own website, when can I get my own website?"
"Mom, when will I get my own cell phone?"

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Amazing the things my 7 and a half year old son asks for. Naturally I'd have NEVER asked for those things, hell, websites and cellphones weren't even around in 1982. But as my mom reminded me today, I was asking for things that were unknown to them, back when I was that age...

Different things
Different times
But,...
The Same affect "the wants" have on the parents when they hear it from their child's mouth...
and as my good friend says, it usually goes something like this,...


"This makes me feel really old."
and,
"No, you're not getting a,...."

5 comments:

Kathy said...

At seven! Wow -- you have prodigies!

CRUSTYBEEF said...

you might say they're prodigies--and I say they have a side order of spoilies :)

:): happy friday!

JLee said...

Boy, can I relate to this one. My daughter just got a cell phone and texts me all the time. It's very weird!

JLee said...

ps
Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

austere said...

A very happy Mother's Day, Crusty.

Lovely shade of happy blue.