For those of you paying attention, the weather skipped spring this year and we in the Midwest find ourselves just tipping into warm temperatures. To keep from going crazy during those cold months, I would take the kids to a nearby pet store. This store has various and sundry kittens, puppies, and rodents that kids can manhandle while parents “shop.” Some parents browse with sincerity. More often, they pull out their phones, waiting for their kids to hit their cuddle quota, and leave without buying a thing. I’m not ashamed to say that I am one of those latter types of parents.
Click here to read the complete article. Story excerpt provided by VentureBeat. Written by Robert Hatta. Originally published May 17, 2018.