As I was putting on my make-up in the bathroom this morning, I heard the boys stumble into my bedroom after turning off their alarms. The television clicked on and they settled in to watch a few cartoons before it was time to go downstairs before breakfast. After I finished drying my hair, I heard whooping and hollering coming from my room. I know Pokémon can get pretty exciting, but I had never heard them get this fired up over a few animations before. When I peeked around the corner to see what the commotion was, I saw that they were not watching cartoons at all. Rather, they had tuned in to the ESPN highlight reel. It was indeed the dawn of a new era. When they saw I was spying on them, they excitedly called me into the room to watch the features alongside them. They couldn’t wait to show me the over-the -fence catch from the baseball player in spring training and the awesome alley-oop play from their favorite basketball team. As we watched together, the broadcasters highlighted the hometown professional basketball star’s huge accomplishment the night before of making a “triple double” and the boys went crazy. I had no idea what a triple double was, but didn’t dare reveal my naivety and celebrated in a victory dance right along with them. As we were all getting ready to head downstairs to breakfast, I pulled Maverick aside and slyly asked him to explain the intricacies of a triple double. He graciously enlightened me and I was now educated on yet one more basketball statistic. My boys were definitely moving on and I needed to meet them at their level to stay connected to them. Sometimes it takes a little insider help to get there, but getting there is all that matters.