Fandango's February Expressions

Fandango’s February Expressions #5 — Children should be seen and not heard.

Children should be seen and not heard. Each day during the month of February, at around 6 am Pacific Time, I will be posting an old adage, an old saying, a familiar expression that we’ve all heard and have probably used during our lifetimes. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, will be to […]

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“Children should be seen and not heard” was an expression heard often in the past

When kids used to pester grown ups with endless questions about this, that and the other;

Or when children played outdoors, shouting and calling each other in games of catch or hide and seek.

Today, children play games on computers, smart phones and other devices

They don’t  bother their elders with questions, they ask Google or Siri or Alexa. \

When guilt-tripped into spending time with grown ups, they sit with their headphones, eyes riveted to smart phones

Forcing this generation of grown ups to think, “Children should be heard as well as seen!”

 

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