These days, my chances of keeping up in the political spectrum while at home are dwindling.
In the past, I found a few extra moments to flip on the television and turn it to the news stations to check out the latest happenings.
Those days are gone.
Recently, I have found myself in the position of looking for an available cartoon to flip to.
And to be honest, it's much more refreshing.
In the past, I found myself so concerned with what was going on in the world. I would turn to MSNBC, CNN or Fox News to hear the talking heads ramble on about all the ugly in the world.
To be honest, SpongeBob Squarepants is a refresher course in what's truly important in life.
Honestly, how many of us can spend our days worrying about everything going on in the world?
I'd rather flip on the tube, sit down and relax with James David while watching SpongeBob and Patrick fret over their latest antics. Or watch "Yo Gabba Gabba" and see who the additional star is on the program.
It's soothing to head home and realize you can "tune out and turn off" so to speak.
When watching the talking heads ramble, one might get the conclusion the world is coming to an end tomorrow.
I'd like to think of better days just beyond the horizon.
Sure, it's difficult to keep up with the never-ending mountain of bills that pile up on the dryer.
Sure, money is a concern.
But with a family, it's more important to maintain calm.
Everything will be fine.
From time to time, I'll still check out the talking heads.
It seems you hear the same thing practically every day, from war, bloodshed, to corruption and more.
But, for the most part, it is mindless drivel.
I'm beginning to think James David has more of a brain than these paid professionals.
Yeah, I know, he's only 6-months-old, but he's happy.
He's got everything he needs. All the love in the world.