I’m taking a break from vacation posts today. Not because I’m done talking about our trip, which was absolutely the best vacation EVER, but because it’s my blog and I can talk about something else if I want to! So there…
Can you say “bullshit”?
I read some “news” online this morning that has me scratching my head. Really. That news in a nutshell… best friends are bad. Yup, you read right. Check out the NY Times article for yourself. Some child-rearing experts are now saying it is bad to have a best friend. One psychologist at a private school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan admitted to monitoring student friendships to make sure “neither child overtly or covertly excludes or rejects others.” Some fear close friendships, which admittedly might have the potential for fostering an atmosphere of exclusivity and cliques, might also lead to bullying.
Prepare yourself parents. Now you need to learn to teach your children how to avoid close friendships.
See what I mean? Bullshit.
There’s probably a nicer way to sum that up. But sometimes swear words are more appropriate and, let’s face it, simply more fun.
Take this commercial as an example…