Humor: Technology and Mother’s Day – or technology is now our mother

Humor: Technology and Mother’s Day – or technology is now our mother
Sunday is Mother’s Day. Did you forget? Where there is arguably still plenty of time to get a card or some flowers for her if you are planning a visit.

Ah Mother’s Day, a time to reminisce of the days when mom could be relied upon to nag the heck out of you from getting homework done to cleaning your room. Yep, we couldn’t wait to grow-up and be free of “go play outside,” or “did you do your homework?”

Then it happened, we went off to college or moved out when we got that job, finally we were free to do what we wanted, when we wanted, and without the telltale rantings of “mom,” echoing in our thoughts. Freedom!

Granted, not everything mom said was a nag, nothing sounds like mom like her saying “I love you,” or “I’m proud of you,” and of course, nothing, nothing, beats mom’s cooking.

As hard as it may be to imagine however, when we left the nest, we did find a new surrogate mother of sorts. Technology now reminds us to do the things we used to hate hearing as kids. Our watches tell us when to stand up, our social media tells us how good we’re doing, and Google probably knows us better than mom ever did.

Happy Mother’s Day!


source: The Joy of Tech

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