In this day and age, NOT having a portable technological device is a bit of a handicap, especially to kids in middle and high school. We’ve dragged our feet as much and as long as possible until we FINALLY had to give in on the mobile phones (for our eldest; still in ‘dragging’ mode for the middle one). This year we move to a new school where we have had to bite the extremely expensive bullet and buy laptops for all of the boys, too. Laptops are a necessary evil for kids in
There are THOSE words that you say that you can just toss out there almost without even thinking, and they really aren't worth a lot. You know, the ones that you can say without actually listening (when your boys are going on and on and on about who they think is the best basketball player of all time, and asking if you agree with their current top three). And then there are those that are BIG and make a huge difference and impact because they show investment and interest.