iPads, Martinis and Bubble Wrap: The New American Parenting Style

Did you ever have one of those "lightning bolt" moments when your kid says something so shocking you almost spit out your drink? I did -- only I composed myself so I didn't waste a perfectly good martini. Here's what happened: My youngest son handed his iPad to me to show me one of those stupid memes about kitten marshmallows or pandas on go-carts. This one read: "Kids who grew up in the '80s knew that street lights coming on meant get your @ss home!"

He noticed me laughing and asked, "Why is that funny? What does that even mean?!"

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