Short-term Learning

The other day, Pato came home from school and asked, “Can we not celebrate Halloween anymore?” Immediately I worried that he had been proselytized by a friend’s fundamentalist mother or something. “Why?” Karina asked him. “Because candy isn’t good for our teeth,” he said. We congratulated him on his good intentions, found out about the dentist who had visited his class, and let him know that a lot of things he liked were not good for his teeth, but if he really wanted to, he could stop eating them. That was the last he mentioned it.

PatrickFunnies02/24/04 1 comments


David • 02/27/04 4:14 PM:

I think that’s awesome. You’re blessed to have two wonderful kids.

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