Help your kid be cool in twenty years

I couldn’t decide if I should title this “Help your kid be cool” or “Make yourself cool”. Either way, this is an activity whose payoff is years and years down the line.

I was reading MetroDad (who is hilarious and a fantastic writer, by the way) and saw that he and his wife are buying concert t-shirts for their now three-year old daughter so that “in 20 years, she’ll be able to glam out with brand-new vintage concert shirts.”

My husband has been instructed to buy a shirt for his future teenagers when he goes to see the White Stripes in a few weeks.

The following two tabs change content below. co-founder Whitney lives with her husband, son, and daughter in the San Francisco Bay Area where she writes about parenting, crafts, and activities that moms can do with babies in tow. She and Heather also publish, a site for East Bay parents and are the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know.