So the other day, my daughter came to me and said, “How long—on average—do you think it takes to learn to drive a stick shift?” By the way she asked, I figured she had the answer.
“I don’t know,” I told her. “How long?”
“Well, I was taking this online quiz about the average time it takes to learn certain skills, and that was one of the questions. I said 10 hours, but the answer is 67.”
“67 hours?” I questioned. That seems like a bit too much. WAY too much, actually. She nodded. I shook my head, “I don’t think it takes that long. Where was this quiz you were taking?”
“It was a BuzzFeed quiz.”
I burst out laughing. “And you believe everything you learn on BuzzFeed?”
“Mom!” she said, sarcasm oozing. “BuzzFeed has the best quizzes. I took one that determined how many kids I should have based on my macaroni and cheese preference!
Well, I guess a penchant for macaroni and cheese couldn’t hurt when it comes to raising kids….