How buying my son an alarm clock changed my life

  I haven’t had a separate alarm clock in years. I use the clock on my phone, and occasionally also set one on my tablet if it’s terribly important that I wake up on time and I’m afraid my phone will randomly decide to not sound the alarm. It’s happened. The morning routine involved me

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Conversations with my son: On bedtime

  “Mom, how come so many of the other kids go to bed at 7 or 7:30, but I go to bed at 9?” [looks up from dinner] What time is it now? “Um. 6:48.” So if you went to bed at 7, you’d need to go to bed in 12 minutes.” “But I just started eating

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