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The days before the iPad. Remember these?

It's a sign of the times. Tayla-Jean (my 3 year old) loves playing with her ipad and probably spends more time on it than I do. Now, my 11 month old seems to be following in the same path. Any opportunity she gets, Alyssa swipes her finger across the screen.

  


Even though every parent likes to think their kids are the brightest, I think that many of our children are simply the generation of electronic opportunity. They're so good with gadgets because they're exposed to them from infancy. It's the new norm.

When I was growing up, we didn't have many electronic gizmos. We did have the Dewey Decimal System...

  

 My first computer was an Atari...


I used to listen to mixed tapes on my Walkman...


Being an early adopter of gadgets, I devour new technology, but still think back to the early gadget days and smile. It's part of my upbringing. I am part of the generation that knows why you need a HB pencil or BIC pen with a cassette tape!


Respect.
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