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KIDS by KRISS on 19 january 2017

NOT KEWL TEENAGER NOT KEWL Right now a good half of us are on the island of Phu Quoc in Vietnam enjoying a warm weather while 2 of our children are freezing their ass off in Spain but that was their own will.


So I should be posting the fantastic pictures we've taken so far in Cambodia and Vietnam but somehow I can't figure out how to read my cards on either my phone or tablet.
We didn't bring a laptop so basically it will have to wait.


Meanwhile recent development in our private lives have inspired me to post this beautiful image of Beavis and Butthead who represent to me what teenage years have worst to offer.
And why? Well because I do happen to be the proud father of one teenager to start with and because this rapidly growing used to be a peach of a young boy has chosen our time away in Asia to prove his points.


Well well isn't that cute! Has he started making territorial pissings around the house, I don't think so, his sister would have told us.
No the charming boy of ours has chosen to ignore us for a few days via whatsapp and then send us messages on the most irritating tone asking where his confiscated computer was.
All this without hello, good bye, thank you, I love you mum and dad or anything short of polite of course the point certainly being to show us he is pissed off at us.


And once again in our miserable computerized screen polluted westerners (not only poorest areas in Asia seem to suffer from the same disease), who is to blame : screens, phones, computers, tablets, all these too entertaining tools that are fooling the world from the crib to the deathbed into constructing their lives around the damned bloody screens!

And so after a year of over consumption of nonsense on YouTube and other Internet joys I decided to limit my 13 years old son addiction.
Out of kindness or rather stupidity I gave him his Nintendo and his phone back when we left but it apparently isn't enough.
My first instinct was to confiscate the former and limit the latter with parental control to calls and whatsapp only.


Well I will be sure to do that when we get back.
For now I can only hope some disarmed parent will read my blog and follow their gut feeling, reach for the closest hammer in the house and destroy the evil screens of their beloved flesh as I bet they have already fantasized about numerous times.

I wasn't very happy leaving my son and one of my daughters in Spain while we are in South East Asia but I thought it was time to cut them some slack, respect their freedom...
I think I really fooled myself on this one.
I should have dragged them along, happy or not, at least I could have had my son in front of me to tell him off,which I can't really do now thousands of miles away! Not kewl teenagers, not kewl.

#teens #teenmutant

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