Rage Against The Xbox

Me: “I love that you have lofty aspirations.”

Billie: “I don’t know those words.”

Me: “‘Lofty’ and ‘aspirations?’ Well, they mean-”

Billie: “No. I don’t know those words because I haven’t leveled up yet.”

Me: “-You what now?”

Billie: “I haven’t unlocked that skill, Mom. ‘Lofty’ and ‘aspiration’ are level 8 words.”

Me: “Level 8? You mean, like, age 8? As in, you haven’t learned those words yet because you’re only 7 and not 8?”

Billie: “Ugh. Yes. That’s what I just said.”

Me: “But you can learn any word no matter your age. There’s no ‘locked skills’ in life.”

Billie: “Everything’s a locked skill until you learn it, Mom. You should know that. Aren’t you on level 80 or something?”

…I might be throwing her video games out the window soon.

Rage Against The Xbox

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s