Sunday, 21 December 2014

I Stand Corrected About the Wisdom and Insight of Children

[During typically dismissive conversation between self and spouse about such silly phrases as ‘blue sky thinking’ and ‘thinking outside the box’.]

12-year-old son: “So many people think ‘outside the box’ these days that if you think ‘inside the box’ then you are, in fact, thinking ‘outside the box’ ”.

We had to stop the car so that we could be really modern parents, i.e. worship said child, take a photograph to mark the occasion, blog his comment, and smile beatifically about the wisdom and insight of our genius offspring.

Abnormal service will be resumed shortly.

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