My Kid Is Smart. Sorry, Not Sorry.

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Is your kid smart? My kid is very smart. Sorry, not sorry. PROUD. So why do I feel guilty saying it?

People brag about their kids constantly. Essentially every post on social media can be construed as a form of boasting: ‘Watch my kid swim across the pool, ride without training wheels, score a goal, place in a gymnastics meet or beauty contest. Check out this awesome piece of artwork she did. Look what a great big brother he is. Check out this DIY project. Look where we went on vacation. Or simply, see how cute my kids are in this picture.’

However, for some reason talking about your child’s academic intelligence is more taboo.

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