Just how old are you, Mommy?

December 28, 2008


The other day, Adidas (age 11) and I were talking about global warming. Like a lot of parents, I’m not crazy about the crisis we are giving our children. They learn about it in school, so are more knowledgeable about it than I am.

I told Adidas “when I was your age, we were worried about the environment, but we weren’t worried about global warming because …”

He interrupted me to say “because there weren’t any factories yet.”

Uh…. OK. I am older than most of his classmates parents, but the last time I checked, I was born after the Industrial Revolution…….

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