The importance of parents

The other day, my husband and I walked down to the post office (a ten minute walk) to pick up some packages. Before we left, we told our television watching 8 and 10 year old that we were running to the post office and would be right back. They looked directly at us and said, “ok.”

When we arrived at the post office, my husband got a message from his mother:

“I just called your house and asked for you. The kids say they have no idea where you both went or when you will be back. They were surprised you were gone.”

On one hand, I think, “Wow, they really don’t pay attention to anything.”

On the other hand, I think, “Hmm…. I wonder if we could sneak out to catch a movie.”

children watching TV 1972

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