Parenting is the same yet different experience for all the parents out there. Though every parent wants the best for their child in life, the difference in values and opinion often have a great impact on the upbringing of the child.
Living in an era of technology, one thing that worries every parent the most is the endless screen time exposure of their kids. It is a very popular opinion that more screen time leads to less productivity. There have been ongoing debates of kids addicted to video games and spending their time playing with their buddies online. But for Tiffany Pitts, she couldn't be happier seeing her boy sitting in front of the computer every day and playing games. In fact, she even created a thread on Twitter to make “an argument in favor of video games” online.
Making a point of boys bonding over video games, mom elaborated on a recent happening. Her son and his friends happened to play the game Fortnite. On the game, they met a 11-year old whose birthday was spoiled by the ravaging pandemic. So Tiffany's son and his friends threw the kid a virtual birthday party and Tiffany couldn't be more proud of her son's actions.
Read the thread and tell us in the comments what is your take on this?
An Argument In Favor of Video Games— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
My 15 yo son has spent every second of his free time during this pandemic hanging out online, playing video games with his friends. He started by ranking up to the elite tiers of #ApexLegends. 1/12#Quaranteens #platinum4
2 nights ago they made a plan to meet up as a big group on #fortnight. None of them really play Fortnight much anymore because the crowd is a little younger. But they didn't want to work too hard at playing, they just wanted to hang out. 4/12#Quaranteens— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
Sometimes if they meet solo players that are pretty chill, they'll join forces. JamMaster seemed pretty young but he was by himself and they were having fun showing him what they knew about the game. They invited him to join their crew. 6/12#Quaranteens #fortnight— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
Pretty soon they discovered that their first impressions were correct. JamMaster WAS much younger than they were - only 10 years old. They also discovered that it was his birthday in the morning. 7/12#Quaranteens #BirthdayInQuarantine— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
The boys realized that JamMaster had been hanging out by himself all night, on the eve of his 11th birthday- which he would be spending by himself in quarantine.— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
CLEARLY SOMETHING HAD TO BE DONE.
Y'ALL THEY THREW THAT KID AN 11TH BIRTHDAY PARTY— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
They took him on a bunch of adventures, gave him all the loot they could, helped him win a few battles, and made his stay up until midnight so they could all sing happy birthday to him. 9/12#BirthdayInQuarantine
This morning, as my son told me about their adventures, I started to cry. I was trying to say something like "Oh that's so nice" but tears just started spilling down my cheeks. He could not understand why.— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
Can you imagine the disappointment of being quarantined for your 11th birthday only to be met by a random six-pack of teenage gamers who decide you're awesome and want to throw you a birthday party? 11/12#surpriseparty #BirthdayInQuarantine— Tiffany Pitts (@snickerpants) May 3, 2020
I'm not crying, you're crying. pic.twitter.com/UbybXkxhAq— Gareth Fouche (@GarethFouche) May 9, 2020
This is great but a six pack is now the collective noun of all teenagers— Lajee (@lajee212) May 9, 2020
You raised a great human being. Kudos to an outstanding son and his just as outstanding mother.— Death (@DeathAHorseman) May 10, 2020
I cannot stop thinking about how beautiful this thread is. It would make a beautiful movie— Erin McDonald (@MotherofGooses) May 5, 2020
I love your story. My 12 year old is an only child, so quarantine completely cut him off from all social contacts. He has been playing Minecraft & recently started Fortnite with some Boy Scout friends. Its so nice to see the smiles & hear all the boys laugh over group calls.— Melissa (@Melapeters) May 10, 2020