Look, I have a phone problem. It is attached to me at all times. My daughter and husband have even nicknamed it “Phoney.” They take it from me every chance they get, and even my cat tries to push it out of my hands when I pet him. That’s hardcore. So, we decided to join the Dark For Dinner movement and sit down for a meal with no electronics. This is a big deal. My family is agreeing to go totally #DarkForDinner for six sundays. Let me just stop for a minute and really let that sink in. No Facebook, no instagram, no taking pictures of our food and showing it to the world. JUST us sitting, talking about our days and life in general. This is a thing people do, right? I don’t think we can just do it. We are going to have to be hardcore about it. For us this calls for some pretty drastic measures. So, we pulled out this bag. This happy, polka dot, excited bag. The rules are simple– drop your phone in the bag and leave it there. But the execution… ahh, the execution. You hear your phone over in that bag, or if you turn it off, you wonder what you are missing. It’s way harder than it sounds! I don’t know how we will do. Will we crack? Will we all run to the bag and check to make sure nobody has posted cute cats to Instagram? I love cute cats on Instagram. Bah! No, we’ve got this. My family needs this time. Just us, nobody else. We need this, and it’s good for us. I can do this. Right? heh.
Jamie Harrington is a writer, a mom, a wife and all around fun person. She loves DIY, nail art, and crafting with her kid! When she's not blogging, or momming, you'll find her gaming and watching silly movies. She's a total sucker for a silly movie.