Kids Have Good Intuition

12 January 2007 at 9:59 am 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

My older son figured out, this Christmas, that Santa isn’t real. As with many kids, it was the physics of the thing that troubled him. However, the alternative explanation posed problems as well. “Dad, remember the desk I got last year? There’s no way YOU could have assembled that.” Even at a tender age he knows the difference between a tough, manly Dad who can build stuff and a nerdy, bookish Dad who can’t (Kevin Murphy notwithstanding).

But it could be worse: He could have a chemistry professor for a Dad. (Thanks to Craig Newmark for the link.)

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