DADDY DIARIES: Do our children’s opinions matter?

My son wants me to consult him before I buy him a toy next time. PHOTO | FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • "Oh wow, you bought me a magic tablet!" he said, a smile written over his face.
  • I said yes, quickly throwing in the "you see dad is good; he always buys you nice things?"
  • “Thank you, daddy,” he continued, the smile disappearing, "but you didn't consult me before buying, please do next time."

I was stuck in that perennial traffic on Mombasa Road just before the Nyayo stadium roundabout when a young man tapped my window.


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