Atomic Spunk: In an informal poll of new parents, I've discovered that when intelligence, motor skills and overall cuteness are considered, 100% of all babies are above average.
Yomoxu: My goddaughter was walking at nine months and was doing arithmetic by herself at 2 years 10 months. That's well ahead of the average curve./she's a smart little girl//she's also tough: punched a little Mexican bully in the nose once her mother had told her she was not supposed to let other people mistreat her. bully is afraid of her now
grinding_journalist: darch: THIS. I am still waiting for that one honest parent who will admit that little Hudson or Jayden isn't really all that smart and will most likely wind up bagging groceries for a living.I honestly already feel bad for my kid, who's due in June, for the expectations that will be heaped upon him. Within 3 generations in my family, we have professional classical musicians, a couple lawyers, a hospital executive, a surgeon, a therapist, a mechanical engineer who worked for nuclear power stations, a civil engineer/prof. at Purdue....and me. I'm the great shame in my family for electing to not pursue a postgraduate education.The genes are all there for a smart, well-rounded kid (minus any sort of athletic talent). Unfortunately, those genes come with all of the fun mental health issues that usually plague intelligent people, with a side of cancer and substance abuse./hudson and jayden are really stupid names//is really smart and doesn't do much of anything for a living, so there
darch: Atomic Spunk: In an informal poll of new parents, I've discovered that when intelligence, motor skills and overall cuteness are considered, 100% of all babies are above average.THIS. I am still waiting for that one honest parent who will admit that little Hudson or Jayden isn't really all that smart and will most likely wind up bagging groceries for a living.
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