Boy Child said this to me when we arrived at school this morning: "I know you're getting that PokeStop."
"Yeah," I said. "Well, you need more PokeBalls."
He also knows that I leave the Pokemon Go app open any time we walk anywhere. My Fitbit died, and now hatching monsters from eggs is the only way I get any credit for moving. So, yeah. I'mma hatch some eggs.
When John and I went to New York last month, the kid was very excited to see all the new Pokemon I might find. First I found a bunch of PokeStops at O'Hare. I caught a Tauros there, and texted my mom about it. Boy Child was very excited.
When we got to Manhattan and were stuck in traffic in a cab, I opened the app just to see. I hatched an egg. I caught a few new Pokemon. I texted my mom again.
We went out for drinks that night with a friend, and there was a PokeStop right near the bar. I thought, hey, we're just sitting here. I'll go ahead and put a lure module on that bitch. I caught three or four new Pokemon that night, and texted my mom again about it. She said, "Good job, honey." I realized it was very late to be messaging her. So I saved the rest of my texts for the morning.
My husband asked me, "When does this stop being for the kid and start being for you?"
I said, "It's totally just for him."
He nodded. "Uh-huh."
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