Monday, April 28, 2008

Do You Ever Wonder Why....? May 2008


So many parents today ramble on incessantly on cell phones while out in public with their children enjoying pizza, visiting the monkeys at the zoo, or shopping for Barbie and Ken at the toy store?

A lot of these conversations don't sound all that critical to me. I know, because unfortunately, I can often hear them. Is such casual chatting or even work talk really more important than those all-too -fleeting moments with our kids? Just what kind of message are we sending our children? Aren't they worth more than a phone call or text message?

How about we just say 'no' to technology for a few minutes each day and instead, really connect with one another face to face?  Just because kids are scarfing down salty french fries and double-pepperoni pizza, doesn't mean they're not hungry for your attention, too.

Just rambling...
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