In a Pandemic, It’s Good to Be a 12-Year-Old Boy

Davida Erdahl

On a split in between science and Spanish, my twelve-calendar year-aged questioned if he could make himself a smoothie. With no on the lookout up from my laptop computer I claimed confident, if you make it your self! He scooped yogurt and ice and bananas and pineapple into the blender with minimal spills, poured the concoction into a mug, plopped himself down on our porch couch, wherever I was seeking mightily to stay concentrated on do the job. He took a slurp, sighed deeply, and announced: “This is the life.”

And he suggests it.

My baby boy (now almost my height) was the ray of sunshine on our domestic lengthy in advance of Covid-19. He’s sweet and considerate, patient and often keen to share, and I’m not just stating that mainly because I’ll be the initially to convey to you his older brother, who has several superb qualities, is none

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