My kid never wants to go for a walk. He ‘hates’ bike riding. Being outside is basically an anathema.
Or I should say WAS an anathema.
In one week, he’s very close to reaching his 10K distance for evolving. Or hatching. Or . . . I don’t know what.
Now he goes for a long long walk, or multiple walks, every day. And he wants to take up bike riding.
A few days ago, my partner, my sister and I were crossing Penn Ave and a huge truck was barrelling down toward us. My partner was like: “Oh no we are all going to die” but speeding to so much as a swift jog to avoid death seemed beyond his comprehension.
Today, I watched him SPRINT to catch a dratini. SPRINT.