The Value of an Online Course

The other weekend, my mother was happy to come and watch my son as I tackled a few things that had been on my list for a while.

My “To Do” list consisted of starting a mortgage application, purchasing some “the best way to get your baby to sleep through the night” products and printing nearly 1,000 adorable photos of my now 7 month old.

She immediately scooped up her grandson when she arrived (you would too, he’s so cute!) and took off into the other room so he could show her his new trick of “almost crawling.”

Two hours later, she came out into the kitchen and was startled to see that I was still sitting there.

She asked me if I ever planned to stop “Facebooking” and do my errands. I could only smile, as I knew we grew up in such different times. Me sitting there, “Facebooking,” was actually me live chatting with a mortgage specialist, filling out paperwork, ordering my baby products online to be delivered by end of day, and uploading all those pictures to have them printed and shipped to me.  All things she would never do this way.

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