Friday, March 20, 2009
Dave Ramsey Would Be So Proud
If we're in the car between 3 and 7 the kids know we will be listening to financial guru Dave Ramsey on the radio. They used to complain and ask for one of their CDs, but they've finally got it in their heads that they can listen to whatever they want the rest of the day, but 3-7 is Mom's time. They actually enjoy listening to Dave now and Sport asks lots of questions about debt, how credit cards work, and all sorts of things financial. They especially like it on Fridays when listeners call in, report how much debt they've paid off, then scream into the phone at the top of their lungs, "I'M DEBT FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!" If the callers have their kids on the line, all the better.
I didn't realize just how much Sport had gotten into the show until the other day. We were struggling through a couple of pages in his math workbook. He understood how to do them, but they were just "soooo borrring!" and it was "sooo unfairrrr" that he had to do all that "stupid stuff". He finally got down to the last few problems and announced, "When I'm done with this math page, I'm gonna throw down my pencil and yell I'M MATH FREEEEEEEEEE!"
And he did.