So my husband and I were having yet another discussion at the dinner table with my eight-year-old son about why school is important. If he had it his way, he’d quit third grade and get a job tomorrow.
He often says, “When you get your own life, and I get my own life, things will be better.”
Well, his life is ours for now and he has to do what we tell him. But he asked a great question that led to a great discovery for him, and also for career changers, high school kids who just got a college rejection letter, and anyone else who’s always had a passion for something not mainstream. “Did the guy who created SpongeBob go to school?”
He did indeed, but it wasn’t what you’d expect, at least not initially. (more…)