talk to kids like they’re people and take full interest in what they’re saying because they’re forming their personalities and it’s really vital that they know that their opinions are important and what they have to say deserves validation and respect. so when your three year old niece tells you that dragons don’t like cupcakes because the color blue is a spoon you better nod your head and ask her to explain more about that.
- me: *tries to talk to a character*
- me: *accidentally sets said character on fire*
when i was around 5 i asked my mom why “some people were different colors” and she said “because god wanted lots of flavors” and let me tell you that was the wrong thing to say because for the next 3 years i thought god ate people when they died
How do you cope when someone you’ve never met but immortalized passes? How do you thank someone for shaping your childhood when they leave this Earth before you had the chance to say something?
Thank you so much, Robin Williams. For everything. And may you find the peace and happiness wherever you are.
Thank you for putting this into words so beautifully. Robin Williams brought so much joy and laughter to so many despite his own pain.
going back to school after a break is like when you pause a video game to go pee and when you come back you forget how intense and chaotic everything was when you paused it and the second you unpause it all your enemies collectively punch you in the face