Posts tagged ‘kids’
The new TV ad for Microsoft’s new phone shows various people ignoring a mix of other people, including family and friends, because they are totally focussing on their Blackberrys etc. You’ll notice that there are three scenes with kids in. One of which shows a kid throwing a ball at his Dad. Take a look.
A well observed ad. A behaviour kids observe everyday too. What is it about these new communication devices that makes Moms and Dads deem them more important than their children and other forms of life? What are they teaching their kids? Note to Microsoft. I hope your new phone lives up to the promise of your ad.
Either be there, or don’t be there! Halloween last night. I overheard five Dads talking to each other about how they wished the Trick or Treating would end. Their kids were loving it. They wanted to go home. They were bored. I wanted to ask these Dads what bored them about their kids. Was it their laughter? Their happy painted faces? Either be there with them or don’t be there. No need to tell your kids that you don’t want to be with them. They already know. It’s heart-breaking.